In 1884 in Burnswick, Canada the Acadian people adopted "Our Lady Of The Assumption" as the patroness of the Acadian people' this was ratifed by Pope Pius X.
August 15 is celebrated as her feast day. The song "Ave Maria " was picked as the Acadian National Hymn.
A flag was adopted with the French tricolor to which a yellow star was added in the blue field. The star represents "Our Lady Of The Assumption."