Orthodox Christians celebrate the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin in the Temple

04.12.2018

One of the twelve major holidays of the year – the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin in the Temple – is celebrated today by Russian Orthodox Christians. This day reminds the believers about the purity of the child's soul and the importance of its spiritual education. The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin in the Temple takes place during the Christmas fast, but on this day fish and wine are allowed.

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