Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
Malankara World Journal Abstracts
Theme: Shunoyo (Assumption/Dormition of St. Mary)
Volume 7 No. 430 August 13, 2017

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Editor's Note: We are releasing this issue early so that churches who celebrate Shunoyo Feast on Sunday, August 13 will have access to the material.

I. Shunoyo (Assumption of St. Mary) in Church

1. Bible Readings for Shunoyo (Assumption of St. Mary) (August 15)

2. Sermons for Shunoyo (Assumption of St. Mary) (August 15)

3. II. Malankara World Shunoyo Supplement

Please visit Malankara World Shunoyo Supplement to learn more about St. Mary - nativity, life, death etc. You can find prayers of intercession, homilies, articles etc. too. You will find it here:

4. III. Malankara World Journal Archives On Shunoyo Feast

Malankara World Journal Issue 362 (August 12, 2016)

Malankara World Journal Issue 299 (August 14, 2015)

Malankara World Journal Issue 232 (August 15, 2014)

Malankara World Journal Issue 157 (August 13, 2013)

Malankara World Journal Issue 90 (August 14, 2012)

Malankara World Journal Issue 18 (August 12, 2011)

IV. Articles on Shunoyo Feast

5. Dormition versus Assumption

The Orthodox Church teaches that Mary died a natural death, like any human being; that her soul was received by Christ upon death; and that her body was resurrected on the third day after her repose, at which time she was taken up, bodily only, into heaven when the apostles, miraculously transported from the ends of the earth, found her tomb to be empty.  ...

6. On The Theotokos & Ever Virgin Mary

An explanation of the Orthodox Church's position concerning Virgin Mary...

7. On The Dormition Feast & Fast

In all of the feasts of the Virgin Mary in the Church, the Orthodox Christians celebrate facts of their own lives in Christ and the Holy Spirit...

8. Assumption Poem: Like a Long, Drawn-out Breath

9. Assumption Poem: Sancta Maria

10. Assumption Poem: When I Think of Your Falling Asleep

11. Assumption Homily

Glorious in her Assumption, the Virgin Mother has but one desire: to do for each one of us what a loving mother would do for her child. Her weakness is for the poorest among us. ...

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