Divine Liturgy on the 9th Sunday of Matthew

This is the celebration of Divine Liturgy on the 9th Sunday of Matthew, which is midway through the Dormition Fast. We are preparing for the Feast coming on August 15.

“Neither the grave nor death could contain the Theotokos, the unshakable hope, ever vigilant in intercession and protection. As Mother of life, He who dwelt in the ever-virginal womb transposed her to life.”

+Kontakion in the Second Tone

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