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Theotokos

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The Orthodox Church remembers the life of the Theotokos with several [[feast day]]s. The [[Church Calendar|Liturgical year]] begins and ends with the feast days of the Theotokos. [[Icons of the Theotokos|wonder working Icons]] of the Theotokos also have their own feast days.
:1. The '''[[Nativity of the Theotokos]]''' is celebrated on [[September 8]].:2. The '''[[Presentation of the Theotokos]]''' into the Temple is celebrated on [[November 21]].:3. The '''[[Annunciation|Annunciation to the Theotokos]]''' is celebrated on [[March 25]].:4. The '''[[Dormition|Dormition of the Theotokos]]''' (Falling Asleep) of the Theotokos is celebrated on [[August 15]].
The two feast days that are most remembered are Of these, the [[Annunciation to the Theotokos]] on [[March 25]] and the [[Dormition of the Theotokos]] on [[August 15]]are the most festal.
The title '''Theotokos''(in Greek, Theta;εοτοκος) is a Greek word that means "God-bearer" or "Birth-giver to God."
==The title ''Theotokos''==
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