Are we obligated to attend Mass on feast of the Assumption this Saturday?

Is this coming Sat 8/15/09 a Holy Day of Obligation?

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Hi,

Because the solemnity of the Assumption of Mary to heaven falls on a Saturday this year, the obligation to attend Mass on that day has been abrogated.

usccb.org/liturgy/q%26a/general/obligation.shtml

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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