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The Feast of the Presentation - Candlemas (Episcopalianism)

Event Type
Religious/Cultural
Sponsor
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Date
Feb 2, 2021   All Day
Contact
Linden Reid
E-Mail
lereid@illinois.edu
Phone
217-300-9822
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Religious Observances

Jewish law required that every firstborn son had to be dedicated to God in memory of the Israelites’ deliverance from Egypt. As such, the Feast of the Presentation celebrates the Presentation of Jesus Christ in the Temple forty days after his birth.

 

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