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Meditations on the Dormition

Updated: Jan 2

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

You can also watch all the videos on our YouTube channel.

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