Same as every year, on the day of the Feast of the Assumption, Bishop of Dubrovnik Msgr. Mate Uzinic led the evening Eucharistic celebration in the Dubrovnik Cathedral of Our Lady of the Great, followed by a procession with the image of Jesus’ mother of Porat and blessed the old port.
In Dubrovnik old town’s harbor, yesterday bishop said the prayer to the Mother of Jesus, the safe keeper of boats, ships, and seamen.
The Assumption is the biggest feast of the catholic year dedicated to the Virgin Mary and celebrating her Assumption of Mary into heaven, her body and soul. Catholic believers in Croatia, especially respect Jesus’ mother, so this day was also made a public holiday in the Republic of Croatia.