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The Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

September 8th   The Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos  The birth of the Blessed Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary took place in the remote and obscure little town ofNazareth, in the Galilee region of theHoly Land. That hallowed event would be an important step on the long road that led to the birth of [...]

By | September 6th, 2011|Feasts & Seasons, Liturgical, tHEOTOKOS, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

Icon of the Mother of God “the Surety of Sinners”

Icon of the Mother of God "the Surety of Sinners"  Commemorated on March 7 (also commemorated on May 29) The Icon of the Mother of God “Surety of Sinners” is known by this name because of the inscription on the icon: “I am the Surety of sinners for My Son Who has entrusted Me to [...]

By | August 8th, 2011|Belief & History, Liturgical, Sacred Art, Saints, tHEOTOKOS|Comments Off on Icon of the Mother of God “the Surety of Sinners”

The Fast of the Dormition of the Holy Theotokos

The Fast of the Dormition of the Holy Theotokos  For the first fourteen days of August during each year, the Holy Orthodox Church enters into a strict fast period in honor of the Mother of God, the Virgin Mary. The eminent Orthodox theologian, Father Sergei Bulgakov, beautifully expresses the high regard which the Orthodox Christians [...]

By | July 15th, 2011|Christian Education, Feasts & Seasons, Liturgical, tHEOTOKOS|Comments Off on The Fast of the Dormition of the Holy Theotokos