Theotokos + The Mother of God

Frequently Asked Questions about the Mother of God

Do Orthodox Christians Worship Mary?

There are many misconceptions about the role of the Theotokos in the Orthodox Church

Read about the true veneration of the Virgin Mary in Orthodox Christianity. 

What Does Theotokos Mean?

Why do Orthodox Chrisitans call the Virgin Mary the "Theotokos?"

Was Mary Always a Virgin?

There are many misconceptions about the ever-virginity of the Theotokos.

Read about the Orthodox Understanding of the ever-virginity.

Liturgical Feasts of the Mother of God

The Virgin Birth of our Lord, God, and Savior at Bethlehem
The Nativity of the Theotokos
The Entrance of the Theotokos into the Holy of Holies
The Annunciation of the Theotokos
The Falling Asleep of the Theotokos

"All of creation is a burning bush of God's energies."
Saint Gregory Palamas