The Nativity of Christ Celebrated at the Main Cathedral of the Slavic Vicariate

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And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh…” (1 Tim. 3:16).  These are the words of Apostle Paul who emphasized the significance of the Nativity of Christ when he was instructing Timothy.  The Nativity is one of the greatest holidays of the Orthodox Church.  In the Slavic tradition it is celebrated on January 7 (December 25 on the Julian Calendar).

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