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26 August 2005, 04:00
AUGUST 15: FEAST OF THE DORMITION OF OUR MOST HOLY LADY, THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY
Introduction 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 body of the Theotokos. next..
16 August 2005, 04:00
"You were transfigured on the mount, O Christ God, revealing your glory to your disciples as far as they could bear it. Let your everlasting light shine upon us sinners! Through the prayers of the Theotokos, O Giver of Life, glory to you!" next..
04 August 2005, 04:00
The church celebrates day of memory st. Maria Magdalene
The church of Saint Mary Magdalene is situated on the slope of the Mount of Olives in the Garden of Gethsemane and is one of the most easily recognizable landmarks of Jerusalem. This striking example of Russian architecture was built in the Muscovite style with golden onion domes or cupolas. next..
02 August 2005, 04:00
The Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Is Being Replaced. How the Vatican Is Voting
With Ireneos I deposed, a successor is being elected. What this event says about the Orthodox Churches as a whole, and about relations between Rome and the East. A commentary by Fr. David M. Jaeger next..
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"Russia in colours" in Jerusalem