Meditations on the Dormition

Updated: Aug 14

With the beginning of the Dormition fast on August 1, the Pappas Patristic Institute presents a series of meditations on the Falling Asleep of the Mother of God, celebrated August 15. These short videos will appear on the Institute's social media pages over the course of the next two weeks.


Ὑπεραγία Θεοτόκε, σῶσον ἡμᾶς!



Watch all meditations on the feast:


Meditation 1: The Apolytikion of the Feast


Meditation 2: St John of Damascus on the Dormition


Meditation 3: The Coming of Christ to Retrieve his Mother


Meditation 4: The Kontakion of the Feast


Meditation 5: The Dormition and the Zodiac


Meditation 6: St Andrew of Crete on the Dormition


Meditation 7: The Megalynarion of the Feast



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