The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary: After the Ascension of the Lord, the Mother of God remained in the care of the Apostle John the Theologian, and during his journeys She lived at the home of his parents, near the Mount of Olives. She was a source of consolation and …

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The Feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on August 15 each year. The Feast commemorates the repose (dormition and in the Greek kimisis) or “falling-asleep” of the Mother of Jesus Christ, our Lord. The Feast also commemorates the translation or assumption into heaven of the …

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Lilies of the Mother of God is a blessing to the foremost part of the village preserved from the island of Kefalonia, Greece. In the village church, every year, the same miracle happens: lilies placed on the icon of Virgin Mary, although completely dry, bloom for the second time, marvelously, so on August 15, when …

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Transfiguration of the Lord is the great feast of August, an opportunity to strengthen the faith. Miracle “Transfiguration” the Savior is the iconographic usually this: Jesus to a high mountain, dressed in bright clothes with Moses and Elijah one side, and on the basis of image three disciples, Peter, James and John, who fell to …

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Dormition Fast begins each year on August 1st and lasts two weeks (1-15 August). It is also known as Holy Great Lent or Saintmary’s Fast. It prepares Christians for two major celebrations in August: Transfiguration (6 August) and Assumption (15 August). The origin of this fast was fixed in the fifth century, when developed cult …

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Holy Martyr Panteleimon is one of the most famous and venerated saints of the Church. Commemorated on 27 July is called “doctor without silver,” thereby revealing how he pretended not to anybody any kind of payment for the favors committed. It is considered the patron of doctors and healer of the sick, the doctor follows …

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