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Feb 02 2023


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Aka Feast of The Purification or Presentation of the Lord or Hypapante, this is a Christian festival honouring the day the Virgin Mary, as per Jewish law, presented her baby son, the Lord Jesus, to the temple for purification 40 days after his birth. The name of the festival varies according to Christian denomination. This festival probably originated in 4th Century Jerusalem.