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Rev. Thomas Loya, Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church
1:33 pm CST December 29, 2015

In the liturgical calendar of many Christian churches, Dec. 31 marks the end of the post-festive period of the Nativity of Jesus Christ. However, the essential miracle of the birth of Christ continues in most liturgical calendars until Feb. 2, which is the observance of the event when as a small boy Jesus Christ is presented in the temple to the just elder Simeon (Luke 2: 22-38).