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Great Feast of the Dormition of The Theotokos Cycle Preparation

 

Cycle Preparing
Dormition
Preparing
Fasting
Dormition
Preparating
Praying
Feast
Procession
Holy Cross
Feast
Transfiguration
Feast
Dormition
Feast
Blessing
Flowers
Celebrating
Dormition

 

Preparing for Great Feast of the Dormition of The Theotokos includes fasting, praying the Paraclisis, and celebrating two feasts: the Feast of the Procession of the Holy Cross and the Great Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ.

 

Preparation
DayCommemorateDateApostolosGospel
Dormition
Fast

Begins
Our Lady's
Fast
Fast
Begins
just before
Vespers
31 July
  
 Procession
of
Holy Cross


Seven
Holy
Macchabees,
their
mother
Salome
and
their
instructor,
Elder
Eleazar
1Heb.
11:33-12:2a
Mt.
10:16-22
Transfig-
uration
of
Our Lord,
God
Savior,
Jesus
Christ
Jesus
Christ's

transfig-
uration
62
Pet.
1:10-19
Mt.
17:1-9
Vigil
of
Dormition
Theotokos
Holy Prophet
Micheas
14  
Dormition
Fast

Ends
Our Lady's
Fast
Ends
just before
Vespers
14
  

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O God of all spirits and of all flesh, who have destroyed death, overcome the devil, and given life to the world: grant, O Lord, to the souls of your servants Bucky and Shirley, who has departed from this life, that it may rest in a place of light, in a place of happiness, in a place of peace, where there is no pain, no grief, no sighing. And since You are a gracious God and the Lover of Mankind, forgive him/her every sin he/she has committed by thought, or word, or deed, for there is not a man who lives and does not sin : You alone are without sin, your righteousness is everlasting, and your word is true. You are the Resurrection and the Life, and the repose of your departed servants Bucky and Shirley. O Christ our God, and we send up glory to You, together with your eternal Father and your all-holy, good and life-givng Spirit, now and always and for ages upon ages. Amen.

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