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Dormition of the Theotokos
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 15 of August, repeating indefinitely
Holy Day of Obligation
Lk 10:38-42 & 11:27-28
Dormition (Assumption) of the Theotokos. It is considered to be our Lady’s greatest Feast. The Commemoration of her death and the Assumption of her body and soul into heaven was the occasion of special devotion in very early times. In Ephesus in was observed even in the first century. In A.D, 1950 Pope Pius XII define and promulgated the Assumption of the Theotokos to be a Dogma of the Church.