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  • Assumption of Our Lady: Homily by St. John Damascene

    “…Then Adam and Eve, our first parents, opened their lips to exclaim, ‘Thou blessed daughter of ours, who hast removed the penalty of our disobedience! Thou, inheriting from us a mortal body, hast won us immortality. Thou, taking thy being from us, hast given us back the being in grace. Thou hast conquered pain and loosened the bondage of death.…