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Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

February 2, 2014 by  
Filed under Feast Days, Liz Estler, Praying Through Art

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“Suddenly there will come to the temple the Lord whom you seek.”[1] Today’s feast commemorates Jesus’ presentation in the temple by Mary and Joseph, the first time He enters the temple, 40 days after His birth. “Who is this king of glory? The Lord of hosts,”[2] a light to the nations and the glory of Israel.[3] To celebrate this event fittingly, the Church today... Read More

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

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  Feast of the Presentation of the Lord Praying Through Art At the Presentation of the Lord, Mary and Joseph present Jesus to God in the Temple as prescribed by law; Simeon and Anna are also present. “In honor of the divine mystery that we celebrate today, let us all hasten to meet Christ. Everyone should be eager to join the procession and to carry a light. “Our light candles are... Read More

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