Dormition: Christ the New Solomon & Mary the True Ark (St. John of Damascus)

Excerpt from Homily 2 on the Dormition by St. John of Damascus’ (+722): What of those who watched by the most holy and all-holy body of God’s Mother? In loving reverence and with tears of joy they gathered round the blessed and divine tabernacle, embracing every member, and were filled with holiness and thanksgiving. Then … Read more