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The Annunciation

“Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!”

-Luke 1:28

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The Meeting of the Lord in the Temple

“Lord, now You are letting Your servant depart in peace, according to Your word; for my eyes have seen Your salvation…”

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The Nativity of Christ

“Christ is Born!”
“Glorify Him!”

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Entrance of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple

“…blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

– Gospel of Luke 11:28

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Dormition of the Theotokos

“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.”

– Saint John of Kronstadt

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Mary

“Rejoice of Virgin Theotokos! Mary full of grace, the Lord is with Thee, blessed art Thou among women and blessed is the fruit of Thy womb, for Thou hast borne the Savior of our souls!”