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The Nativity of Christ

The Nativity of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ (one of the Great Feasts of the Orthodox Church); the Adoration of the Magi: Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthasar; the commemoration of the shepherds in Bethlehem who were watching their flocks and came to see the Lord; massacre of the monk-martyr Jonah and with him 50 monks and 65 laymen at St. Tryphon of Pechenga Monastery, by the Swedes