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MEETING OF THE LORD

MEETING OF THE LORD

2/2/2011 10:00:01 AM

The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord is among the most ancient feasts of the Christian Church. Forty days after His birth, the God-Infant was taken to the Jerusalem Temple, the center of the nations religious life. According to the Law of Moses, a woman who gave birth to a male child was forbidden to enter the Temple of God for forty days. At the end of this time the mother came to the Temple with the child, to offer a young lamb or pigeon to the Lord as a purification sacrifice. 

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Also on this day:   a respected member of the PlovdivGuide Team, Marin Minchev, has his birthday today! We wish him the best of health and luck!

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