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December 2022

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The Sunday Before the Nativity of Christ

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Today we celebrate the Sunday Before the Nativity of Christ, in which we commemorate the human ancestors of Jesus, all those from Adam to Joseph who are part of the genealogy of Our Lord according to the Gospels. This Sunday increases in us the expectation of the coming birth of Christ, the fulfillment of humanity’s hopes.

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The Sunday of the Forefathers

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Today we in the Orthodox Church celebrate the Sunday of the Forefathers. On this preparatory Sunday before the Nativity of Christ we commemorate the Old Testament patriarchs, prophets and righteous men and women: the forefathers of our Christian faith.

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