Dormition of the Theotokos two-day schedule
August the fifteenth is one of the most significant celebrations of the Greek Orthodox Faith, the day of Koimisis tis Theotokou (The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos) which commemorates the “falling asleep” of Mary the Theotokos, and her bodily resurrection before being taken up into heaven. This day is also known as “summer’s Easter” and is gloriously celebrated by all Orthodox Christians around the world. As every year, we will be celebrating this day at the site of Koimisis tis Theotokou Church. The Procession of Virgin Mary’s Holy Icon and Vespers will take place on the 14th of August, where His Eminence Metropolitan Sotirios will be in attendance.
Monday, August 14:
Church opens at 18:00
Great Vespers service at 19:00 followed by the procession of the Holy Icon at 20:30
Tuesday, August 15:
First Holy Communion at 6:00 a.m.
Divine Liturgy at 9:00 a.m.