Fri, Aug 28|
St. Markella Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Dormition of the Theotokos
Time & Location
Aug 28, 2020, 8:00 AM
St. Markella Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 22-68 26th St, Astoria, NY 11105, USA
About The Event
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.