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Life-Giving Spring

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In Orthodox hymnography, the ''Theotokos'' is frequently compared with a ''Holy Fountain''. The hymns and prayers of the feast are combined with the Paschal hymns, and there is often a Lesser [[Holy water|Blessing of Waters]] performed after the [[Divine Liturgy]] on [[w:Easter Friday|Bright Friday]].
[[Kontakion]] ([[Tone]] 8)<ref name="OCA"/><ref>[[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]]. [http://www.goarch.org/chapel/saints_view?contentid=850&PCode=1PF&D=F&date=4/29/2011 Renewal Friday: Theotokos of the Lifegiving Font].</ref>
:O most favored by God,
:You confer on me the healing of your grace from your inexhaustible Spring.
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