Tuesday, August 5, 2014

15th of August

Cleveland Mass Mob VII
St. Mary (Bedford)
7 p.m. Friday 15 August 2014

Friday the 15th of August is the Dormition and Assumption of Mary, the Mother of God.
Jacopo Torriti. Dormition of the Virgin. Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome. 1296.

Kontakion: Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

The grave and death could not hold the Mother of God, who is sleepless in her intercessions and an unchanging hope in her meditations. For as the Mother of Life she was transferred to life by Him Who dwelt in her ever-virgin womb.

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