In giving birth thou didst preserve thy virginity,
and in thy falling asleep
thou hast not forsaken the world, O Theotokos.
Thou hast been, translated to life,
as thou art the Mother of Life.
And by thy supplications
thou dost deliver our souls from death.
Dormition of the All‑holy Mother of God, Troparion, in Tone I
Here are a few pictures from the feast day:
And you can listen to Father Jeremiah’s Homily here