The Great Feasts of Summer
The Transfiguration is a feast of Divine glory—the glory of the Resurrection. The ascent of Mount Tabor came at a critical point in our Lord’s ministry, just as He was setting out on His last journey to Jerusalem, which He knew was to end in humiliation and death.
Aug. 15 — The Fulfillment of the Promise: The Dormition of The Holy Theotokos
The Holy Virgin underwent, as did her Son, a physical death, but her body – like His, – was afterwards raised from the dead and she was taken up into heaven, in her body as well as in her soul. She has passed beyond death and judgement, and lives wholly in the Age to Come. ... Read More →