Metropolitan Panteleimon of Antinoes
The Entrance of the Ever Virgin Mary and Theotokos in God’s
considered to be one of the most important events in the History of
Salvation. All the Orthodox Church
around the world is celebrating the Entrance of the Mother of God, the
Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary, into the Holy of Holies. Temple
The faithful and all the heavenly Powers conjoin and concelebrate. Earth rejoices and the faithful Orthodox Christians gather to honor with all piety and respect the all praised Mother of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, the Son of God. We venerate the holy icon of the Theotokos. With a humble and broken heart all those who suffer address their prayers to Her, in order to express their needs and beseech Her protection and help. All true faithful will bless Her, they shall sing hymns to Her and all generations will glorify Her. The Mother of God and Ever Virgin Mary, the Theotokos, is the source of our sanctification and salvation, for She had gave birth to the incarnated Son and Word of God.
The Entrance of the Ever Virgin Mary consist the preparation of the salvation of mankind. She enters the Holy of Holies, where only the High Priest was allowed to enter only once a year. The Prophet Zacharias, the father of St John the Forerunner and Baptist, and many young virgins receive Mary, when she was only three years of age, dedicated to God by Her parents Joachim and Anna.
The Mother of God, Mary, enters the Holy of Holies, where She was honored to become the living
Ark and . She is been fed by Archangel Gabriel with
heavenly food. She enters the Holy of Holies, where She surpassed in holiness
the holiness of all the Angelical Hosts. She enters the Holy of Holies, as a
golden censer, for She had conceived within Her holy womb all the Fire of the
Deity. She enters the Holy of Holies, as a golden jug which contains the
Heavenly Manna, the Heavenly Bread, the God-Man Jesus Christ. She enters the
Holy of Holies and She nurtures the Creator and Provider of all the World. Temple