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[[Image:Procession-Feast of Zoodohos Pigi-Arcadia,Greece-1950s.jpg|thumb|right|Procession on the [[feast day]] of Panagia the Life-giving Font in the village of Kastri, [[w:Arcadia|Arcadia]], Greece, ca.1959, on [[w:Bright Friday|Bright Friday]].]]
'''[[Panagia''' ]] the '''Life-Giving Spring''' or '''Life-giving Font''' (in Greek Ζωοδόχος Πηγή) is both the [[feast day]] of a historic church just west of Constantinople in [[w:Balıklı, Istanbul|Valoukli]], and an icon of the [[Theotokos]] (Virgin Mary) which is venerated by the Orthodox Church, commemorated on [[Bright Week|Bright Friday]] of each year.
==Story ==
==External link==
*[[w:Life-giving Spring|Life-giving Spring]] at Wikipedia.
*[http://www.mgr.org/TheVeil.html The Miracle of The Veil] in Constantinople 911 AD.
* [http://www.orthodox.net/questions/bright_week_1.html#a5 Question 5. "What feast is celebrated Bright Friday?"], St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Dallas Texas.
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