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Is the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Scriptural?

Posted by ГАБРІЕЛЬ ТОМАС РЕЙТЕНАУЕР on Aug 31st 2017

Is the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Scriptural?
The Dormition or falling-asleep of the Virgin Mary and her translation to heaven are not recorded in the pages of the New Testament. This is a stumbling block to some while they overlook the fact that the New Testament likewise does not record the circumstances of the deaths of any of the apostles except James the brother of John. However, the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is revealed by the Holy Spirit in the types and shadows of the O...
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The End of Summer and the Dormition Fast

Posted by Sam Granger on Jul 27th 2016

The End of Summer and the Dormition Fast
In addition to bringing you the highest quality icons, Legacy Icons is committed to fostering a culture that has its saints in flesh and blood, not just wood and paint. To help make this a reality, our new blog will post articles covering spirituality, the liturgical calendar, art history, patristic wisdom, and other food for thought. In this article, Sam Granger (our "web-deacon") analyzes the icon of the Dormition and how its fast can help us a...
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