Posts about Dormition

This Week in Orthodoxy

Celebrating the Dormition of the Virgin Mary

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris….

Aug 21, 2016
Orthodox News

August 15 Services at Historic Site in Turkey are Rescheduled

The Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is one of the Twelve Great Feasts of the Orthodox Church and therefore one of the most celebrated feast days…

Aug 12, 2016
Archived Divine Liturgy in Greek/ English

Dormition of the Theotokos

In birth, you preserved your virginity; in death, you did not abandon the world, O Theotokos. As mother of life, you departed to the source of life, delivering…

Aug 15, 2015
Pemptousia Partnership

St. Gregory Palamas on the Dormition

Are you celebrating the Great Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary? Read some excerpts from St. Gregory Palamas on the Mother of God which reveal…

Aug 14, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: Perseverance in Suffering

“And His father and His mother marveled at what was said about Him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary His mother, “Behold, this child…

Aug 12, 2015
Archived Divine Liturgy in Greek/ English

Divine Liturgy on the 10th Sunday of Saint Matthew

In birth, you preserved your virginity; in death, you did not abandon the world, O Theotokos. As mother of life, you departed to the source of life, delivering…

Aug 17, 2014
The Sounding

“A Great Sign” (Rev. 12:1): A Homily on the Dormition of the Theotokos

Notes for a sermon delivered during Great Vespers, Dormition of the Theotokos, 2014   Today we celebrate a great and joyous solemnity: the falling…

Aug 15, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Bodily and Spiritual Ascension of the Theotokos

In this week’s episode of Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos speaks about The Dormition of the Virgin Mary, Her Bodily and Spiritual Ascension….

Aug 15, 2014
The Sounding

Orthodox Time and the Last Weeks of the Old Year

Time seems to move slower for many in America in early to mid-August, traditionally a time of vacation or of a “re-set” before the start of the academic…

Aug 14, 2014
Orthodox News

Archbishop Demetrios: Theotokos Demonstrates Relationship with God

To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox…

Aug 12, 2014