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Return of the Icon of the Virgin

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September 5

The return of the Icon marks the end of the Feast of the Dormition.

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The Tomb of the Virgin Mary in Gethsemane

The return of the Icon marks the end of the Feast of the Dormition.

Highlights of the feast

Jerusalem, Gethsemane - Morning - The Icon of the Virgin is returned in a procession from the Tomb of Mary in Gethsemane to its domicile in the Christian Quarter near the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.


 

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