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Virgin of Los Angeles 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019

Our Lady of the Angels Day is a public holiday in Costa Rica celebrated on August 2.

A feast day of Virgen de los Angeles (the Virgin of the Angels or Our Lady of the Angels), the patron saint of Costa Rica.

According to tradition, a peasant girl found a small stone statuette of the Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus on August 2, 1635.

 The anniversary of the statuette's discovery was proclaimed as a public holiday.

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