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Feast day

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A '''feast day''' (or festival) is the date a [[saint]], a holy event, or a holy object is commemorated in the liturgical life of the [[Orthodox Church]]. A feast day is primarily celebrated through the hymnography of the Church's divine services appointed to be celebrated on such day.

The feast day of a saint is generally the date of his or her death.

See also [[Great Feasts]] and [[Classification of Feasts]].

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[[Category:Feasts]]
[[Category:Liturgics]]
[[Category:Saints]]

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