Forefeast

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The '''Forefeast''' (also known as ''prefeast'') is the period of time preceding certain major feasts of the Christian year during which the Church anticipates the upcoming festival. The liturgical life of the Church reflects this anticipation by foreshadowing the feast in the divine services celebrated during the forefeast.
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A '''forefeast''' (also known as ''prefeast'') is a period of time preceding certain major feasts of the Christian year during which the Church anticipates the approaching festival. The liturgical life of the Church reflects this anticipation by foreshadowing the feast in the divine services celebrated during the forefeast.
  
 
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A forefeast (also known as prefeast) is a period of time preceding certain major feasts of the Christian year during which the Church anticipates the approaching festival. The liturgical life of the Church reflects this anticipation by foreshadowing the feast in the divine services celebrated during the forefeast.


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