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Romanians celebrate Feast of the Dormition of Mary

President Klaus Iohannis has sent on Monday a message on the occasion of the Feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God, the Orthodox holy day that takes place on August 15.

“We are feasting today one of Christianity’s greatest holidays, the Dormition of the Mother of God. Such moments are a good opportunity for us to take the example of strength and hope of Saint Mary and think, also, of how important faith and generosity are in our society. I send you all the best thoughts and I bid you a quiet day!,” said Iohannis on Facebook.

President Klaus Iohannis will attend the festivities in Constanta in honor of the Day of Romanian Navy.

According to an announcement of the Presidential Administration, the head of state attended, beginning with 9.55, the festivities of the Day of the Romanian Navy on the boardwalk in front of the Fleet Command in Constanta.

The Feast of the Dormition of God, one of Twelve Great Feasts of the Orthodox Church, is celebrated on August 15.


PM Ciolos: May the Dormition of Mary and ascension to Light bring us peace, inspiration and love


Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos sent a message on Monday, on the occasion of the Dormition of the Mother of God feast, pointing out that he wants this holiday to bring us “peace, inspiration and love.”

“A good thought to all those who today celebrate their name, which is under the protection and blessing of the Mother of God, Saint Mary. May the Dormition of the Mother of God and the ascension to the Light bring us peace, inspiration and love. Virgin Mary prays from above for all earth’s sons and protects the needy. We celebrate her with joy and we think, once more, of all those who need support and comfort,” Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos wrote on Facebook on Monday.

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