The Presentation and the Crucifixion

The Presentation and the Crucifixion

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom of Sourozh   (Extract from a sermon preached at the University Church of Great St Mary’s, Cambridge, on 19 May 1985) And then, lastly, two events which I would like to bring together. The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple and the Crucifixion. Every male child first-born...

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The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

February 2- The Presentation of Christ in the Temple On February second, we celebrate the feast day of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple. When Jesus was forty days old, Mary and Joseph took Him to the temple to be presented to God. This was the custom at that time....

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You Were Presented in the Temple

You Were Presented in the Temple

On February 2, our Orthodox Church celebrates a beautiful moment in the life of Christ – The Presentation of Christ at the Temple. According to the Jewish practice at that time, the first-born son of a family was to be brought forty days after his birth to the Temple in...

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