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St. John of Kronstadt: Part 3 of Sermon on the Dormition of the Theotokos - Orthodox Church Quotes
“We say that our dead have ‘fallen asleep’ or ‘passed away.’ What does this mean? This means that for the true Christian there is no death. Death was conquered by Christ on the cross. But there is a translation, i.e, a rearrangement of his condition, i.e. his soul is in another place, in another age, …