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On the Mother of God: Women as Life-Givers

Today at church we celebrated the Feast of the Nativity (Birth) of the Theotokos (Mary). Fr. Stephen pointed out that the liturgical year begins on September 1, and the first feast of the church calendar is Mary’s birth. The last one, celebrated on August 15, is her death (called “Dormition” in the Orthodox Church). Thus, …

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