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Entrance of the Theotokos

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[[Troparion]] (Tone 4) [http://www.oca.org/OCchapter.asp?SID=2&ID=86]
:Today is the preview of the good will of God,
:of Of the preaching of the salvation of mankind.
:The Virgin appears in the temple of God,
:in In anticipation proclaiming Christ to all.
:Let us rejoice and sing to her: Rejoice,
:0 Divine Fulfillment of the Creator's dispensation.
:The most pure Temple of the Savior;
:the The precious Chamber and Virgin;:the The sacred Treasure of the glory of God,:is Is presented today to the house of the [[Lord]].
:She brings with her the grace of the Spirit,
:thereforeTherefore, the angels of God praise her:
:"Truly this woman is the abode of heaven."
 
===Forefeast hymns===
Troparion (Tone 4)
:Today from the stem of Jesse and from the loins of David,
:The handmaid of God Mary is being born for us.
:Therefore all creation is renewed and rejoices!
:Heaven and earth rejoice together.
:Praise her, you families of nations,
:For Joachim rejoices and Anna celebrates crying out:
:"The barren one gives birth to the Theotokos, the Nourisher of our life!"
 
Kontakion (Tone 3)
:Today the Virgin Theotokos Mary
:The bridal chamber of the Heavenly Bridegroom
:By the will of God is born of a barren woman,
:Being prepared as the chariot of God the Word.
:She was fore-ordained for this, since she is the divine gate and the true Mother of Life.
 
==Externial links==
*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsLife.asp?FSID=103357 The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple] - [[OCA]] web site

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