Feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God ‑ Christian
|Event Name||Feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God - Christian|
|Start Date||15th Aug 2017 12:00am|
The Dormition / Assumption of the Theotokos is one of the Great Feasts of the Western and Eastern Christian Churches. It commemorates the death, resurrection and glorification of the Theotokos (Mary, the Mother of Gpd, translated as God-bearer). Celebrated on 15 August for those following the Gregorian Calendar and 28 August for those of the Julian Calendar.