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Towards the Dormition - Procession of the Icon

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August 25

This event marks the beginning of the long feast of the Virgin Mary’s Dormition. On this day, the icon of the Virgin Mary is carried in a procession to her tomb. Prayers and rites will be held in the Church of the Tomb of Mary, throughout the remainder of the week.

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The Tomb of the Virgin Mary in Gethsemane

This event marks the beginning of the long feast of the Virgin Mary’s Dormition. On this day, the icon of the Virgin Mary is carried in a procession to her tomb. Prayers and rites will be held in the Church of the Tomb of Mary, throughout the remainder of the week.

Highlights of the feast

Jerusalem - From the nearby Church of the Holy Sepulchre to the Church of the Tomb of Mary in Gethsemane - The nocturnal procession departs from “Metochion of Gethsemane” located opposite the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It passes through the market and along the Via Dolorosa, and exits the city to reach the church of the Tomb of Mary in Gethsemane at dawn.

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  • Church of St. Mary Magdalene on Mount of Olives.

 

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