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Present Yourself to God

Mary and Joseph, Simeon and Anna show the way.

Present Yourself to God: Mary and Joseph, Simeon and Anna show the way.

The Feast of the Presentation is one of those celebrations that means more than one thing. It recalls the way Mary and Joseph followed Jewish law concerning ritual purity for a mother who had recently given birth.

At the same time, the feast recalls Mary’s encounter with Simeon and Anna, along with their prophetic words about both her and her Son....

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