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Dormition of the Mother of God

The Dormition of the Mother of GodDivine Liturgy tonight
August 15th at 7 PM

In the Cathedral
The Dormition of the Mother of God is painted on the ceiling between the nave and the transept. Untraditionally, the Blessed Mother is depicted alone, without the Apostles. With hands folded, she is gazing towards heaven. The background for this painting consists of the wings of four angels.

 

The Holy Sash of the Mother of God

Holy Sash of the Mother of GodTHE MOST VENERABLE Sash of our Blessed Virgin Mary, which is found at the Holy Great Monastery of Vatopedi in Agios Oros (Holy Mt. Athos), is the only precious souvenir that survives from her earthly life.

According to the Sacred Tradition and the history of our Church, the Most Holy Theotokos three days after she fell asleep Continue reading