August 15 – Dormition/Assumption of Mary

Feast of the Dormition (or Assumption) of Mary. That’s Jesus’ mum, the Theotokos* (which is Greek) (the word, not the woman; she was a Palestinian Jew)—not one of those other Marys. Here follows the story of the Dormition as it is told in the Orthodox world (in my sources). The Theotokos was in Jerusalem when… Continue reading August 15 – Dormition/Assumption of Mary