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  NOTES ON THE PRESENTATION OF JESUS FEAST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The date for the "Presentation of Jesus" shows that it was attached to the purification of Mary after childbirth, which is in any case obvious from the text; moreover, this is the oldest reason given for the adoption of this festival by Christians.
Conversely, the "Purification of Mary" nomenclature is problematic.
Mary's purification sacrifice brings them to the Temple but it is downplayed; Luke may even have refered to "their puruification" rather than simply hers and she disappears from the scene, as it were.
www.du.edu /~sward/presentation.html   (2765 words)

 Presentation of the Virgin Mary
It did not matter to Anna that the child granted her by God was a girl and, faithful to her word, she presented her daughter, given the name of Mary, to the holy Temple at the age of three, on the 21st of November.
Yet in her teens the Virgin Mary, in a story that cannot be told often enough, was visited by the Archangel Gabriel, sent by the Almighty himself to be told that she, a wisp of a girl, mortal but blessed, was to become the mother of the Son of God.
These are the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8, the Presentation of the Virgin Mary on November 21, the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary on March 25, and the Dormition of the Virgin Mary on August 15.
home.it.net.au /~jgrapsas/pages/presentn.htm   (744 words)

 presentation of mary
And Mary was in the temple of the Lord as if she were a dove that dwelt there, and she received food from the hand of an angel.
From The Gospel of the Nativity of Mary:
The truth and the body were both Christ: he was kept in Mary’s mind insofar as he is truth, he was carried in her womb insofar as he is man; but what is kept in the mind is of a higher order than what is carried in the womb.
www.livingwatercommunity.com /virgin/presentation_of_mary.htm   (1355 words)

 Mary, Of Divine Love, Mother of Mercy - The Catholic Pacific Northwest
Mary, as human as we are, suffered the pain and anxiety of all parents who can no longer protect or save their children from the evils that prevail upon them.
Mary conceived Jesus without a human father, and the Church has traditionally taught that she was a virgin "before, in, and after" the birth of the Lord.
Mary, chosen by God as the purest abode to "come and dwell in" in the midst of men, at the end of her terrestrial existence, was immediately taken and received into heaven.
home.comcast.net /~cpnwmarysaints/BlessedMaryDivineLove.html   (2677 words)

 Presentation of Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
fter Mary was born to Joachim and Anne, her parents dedicated her to the service of the Temple.
hen Mary was presented to the High Priest, he took her into the sanctuary, which was called the "Holy of Holies", where he was allowed once a year.
Mary studied and served in the temple until the age of 14.
www.marypages.com /PresentationMary.htm   (224 words)

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Presentation of Mary Academy is a school that promotes "respect, support, and encouragement both in and out of the classroom and where the love of Christ is visible and evident." The staff and faculty of Presentation of Mary Academy are committed to offering students a quality education, based on the values of Jesus Christ.
Presentation of Mary Academy's admissions decision letters are mailed.Students applications must be complete to receive a decision letter.The following must be on file in the Admissions Office: application, transcript, letters of recommendation, and high school placement test scores.
Students must let Presentation of Mary Academy know if they are attending PMA for the 2007-2008 school year by sending their $150.00 non-refundable reservation fees to the Admissions Office.
www.netway.com /~pma/Pages/Admissions/ApplicationPol.htm   (400 words)

 Untitled Document
The Congregation of the Presentation of Mary Academy is the result of one woman’s sensitive insight to the needs of others.
The logo of the Presentation of Mary Academy begins with a circle symbolizing the unity of students, staff, parents and alumnae.
The crown is Mary’s influence and presence in the direction of the school.
www.netway.com /~pma/Pages/About/history.htm   (1209 words)

 Goffine's Devout Instructions: Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin
THE BLESSED VIRGIN was presented in the temple at Jerusalem by her pious parents, Joachim and Ann, there to be educated in the service and the law of the Lord in order that she might be guarded against the defilements of the world.
Mary gives and dedicates herself to God as soon as she is capable of serving Him, and that without any reservation, for all time, and irrevocably.
O God, Who wast pleased that the blessed Mary, ever virgin, the habitation of the Holy Ghost, should on this day be presented in the temple, grant, we beseech Thee, that by her intercession we may deserve to be presented in the temple of Thy glory.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/gdi243.htm   (633 words)

 Sisters of the Presentation of Mary - History
Marie Rivier, fondly known as Marinette, was born December 19, 1768 in Montpezat, France.
On November 21, 1796, feast of the Presentation of Mary in the Temple, Marie and her four companions consecrated themselves to God.
Today, the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary serve in eighteen countries of the world: Canada (St. Hyacinthe, Montreal, Sherbrooke, Prince Albert), United States, Peru, Brazil and Ecuador.
www.presmarymethuen.org /english/history.htm   (556 words)

 Presentation of Mary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Icon depicting the Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple.
The feast of the Presentation of Mary is not based on a Biblical event, but rather an incident mentioned in the Infancy Narrative of James.
Early Christian writings (the Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew[1], the Gospel of the Nativity of Mary[2]) tell us that Mary was taken to the Temple at around the age of 3 in fulfillment of a vow.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Presentation_of_Mary   (299 words)

 Mary Gardner Corporate Coaching
Mary has developed an unusual technique where she is able to get the best out of each individual by assessing their personality upon contact.
Mary also provides on the spot image consulting and will help the executives decide upon what to wear, based upon their audiences and their message.
Schedule permitting, Mary is able to be on site at the convention as the speakers do a dry run to perfect their speeches before the big day.
www.marygardner.com /corpspeeches.html   (270 words)

On November 21, 1796, feast of the Presentation of Mary at the Temple, Marie Rivier and four of her companions had the incredible audacity to found a community in the midst of the French Revolution, in the small village of Thueyts, Ardèche, France.
Sister Marie de la Sainte Trinité, a native of Madeira, became the first Portuguese Sister of the Presentation of Mary.
The College of the Presentation of Mary opened in 1926, as did several schools in subsequent years.
www.cpminternational.org /cpmfoundationsEnglish.htm   (1216 words)

 Congregation of the Presentation of Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This congregation, devoted to the education of young girls, was founded in 1796 at Theuyts, Ardeche, France, by the [Blessed] Mother Marie Rivier.
In 1855 the novitiate was transferred to St. Hugues (in the county of Bagot), and in 1858 it was definitively located at St. Hyacinthe in a convent which was occupied up to this time by the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal.
The Congregation of the Presentation of Mary comprises 30 houses in Canada and 16 in the United States, educating 13,670 children.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/p/presentation_of_mary,congregation_of.html   (265 words)

 Presentation of Mary
The ancient tradition of Mary being presented in the Temple was always close to the heart of St. Paul of the Cross.
He dedicated the first Passionist house to the Presentation of Mary and the feast came to be solemnly observed by his Congregation.
Today, it commemorates Mary as the humble handmaid of the Lord, associated in the mystery of the redemption, rather than the traditional presentation of Mary in the Temple.
www.thepassionists.org /presentation_mary.html   (90 words)

 The Mary Page: Meditations
That which is known about the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple is found in the Apocrypha, principally in chapter seven of the Protoevangelium of James, which has been dated by historians prior to the year 200 AD.
In thee, the Lord will manifest His redemption to the sons of Israel." Mary was placed on the third step of the Temple and there danced with joy and all the house of Israel loved her.
Scholars believe that Mary's Presentation in the Temple is considered a major feast for the Eastern churches celebrating the same values that the Western church celebrates in the feast of the Immaculate Conception.
www.udayton.edu /mary/meditations/Nov21.html   (636 words)

 Feast of the Presentation of Mary - Saint of the Day - American Catholic
Mary’s presentation was celebrated in Jerusalem in the sixth century.
It continues the impact of the feasts of the Immaculate Conception and of the birth of Mary.
It emphasizes that the holiness conferred on Mary from the beginning of her life on earth continued through her early childhood and beyond.
www.americancatholic.org /Features/SaintOfDay/default.asp?id=1206   (426 words)

 What's New - Mary Koval's Presentation
Mary Koval's journey to becoming one of the leading collectors of antique quilts and antique fabrics began when she browsed through a book of quilts from her baby sitter.
Mary gave us many helpful hints about cleaning quilts - "spit sometimes works." Seriously she suggests a soak in 20 to 30 gallons of water with ½ cup of white vinegar.
Barbara Laskowski and Polly Mello hold up the1790 Toile panel as Mary Koval explains how she found it, and also of the reproduction that she is producing.
www.baltimoreapplique.com /marykoval.html   (410 words)

 40th Aniversary Mary Rose Chart Presentation
The presentation will be made to the Chairman of the Trust Admiral Sir Kenneth Eaton and Chief Executive John Lippiett on Friday 12th May 2006.
We are now planning for the permanent museum for the ship and her contents where we will have a new opportunity to use modern ‘artefacts’ like this to tell the story of the search and discovery.
Press wishing to be present are asked to discuss their arrival with Jacquie Shaw / Zoe and to be at the Shiphall (beyond HMS Victory) by 13.20.
www.pressbox.co.uk /detailed/Education/40th_Aniversary_Mary_Rose_Chart_Presentation_66218.html   (388 words)

 St. Peter's - Presentation Chapel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The mosaic altarpiece is the Presentation of the Virgin Mary in the Temple by her parents.
The author of the original drawings was C. Maratti, a master who, for the number of his works present in the Basilica, was second only to Pietro da Cortona, the undisputed leader of the painting school in Rome in the last decades of the 17th century.
In the lunettes are Mary, the sister of Moses, singing the freedom of the Israelites, Moses removing his sandals before the burning bush, Noah with his arc and the dove of peace, Aaron anointing the Holy Arc, Balaam showing Jacob's star, Gideon with the mystic fleece bathed in dew.
www.stpetersbasilica.org /Altars/Presentation/Presentation.htm   (746 words)

 Presentation of Mary in the Temple by GADDI, Taddeo
Presentation of Mary in the Temple by GADDI, Taddeo
This painting shows the scene when the three years old Mary is presented in the Temple of Jerusalem.
The scene is dominated by the imposing church architecture of the church.
www.wga.hu /html/g/gaddi/taddeo/5present.html   (75 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The Protoevangel of James, the Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew, the Gospel of the Nativity of Mary, and other apocryphal writings (Walker, "Apocryph.
Gosp.", Edinburgh, 1873) relate that Mary, at the age of three, was brought by her parents to the Temple, in fulfillment of a vow, there to be educated.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12400a.htm   (422 words)

Sisters of the Presentation of Mary - Province of Manchester
As regards the Presentation of Mary, Lay Associates have multiplied since the beatification of Marie Rivier, on May 23, 1982.
At present, groups of Associates to Presentation of Marie exist in thirteen countries.
www.presentationofmary.com /Associates/Associates.htm   (175 words)

 "Presentation of Mary in the Temple"
The non-biblical subject of the panel, "The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple," derives from apocryphal books such as the Protoevangelium of James and Gospel of the Birth of the Virgin.
After Mary was born to Joachim and Anne, her parents dedicated her to the service of the Temple.
The Basilica panel shows a gray-haired Joachim and a wrinkled Anne presenting the young girl Mary, who is wreathed, to Zachary and to other Temple officials.
www.conceptionabbey.org /Basilica/Murals/presentmary.htm   (256 words)

 Presentation of Mary
It is to commemorate the day on which the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saints Anne and Joachim, presented Mary at the age of three to the Temple of God.
Equally, when the Blessed Virgin Mary saw her beloved Son Jesus crucified on the cross, she bore the mental anguish with great courage because her hope was in the fulfillment of the prophecies that had been foretold to her by the angel of God, [Lk.
The Holy Catholic Church elevated her to the titles of the "Assumption of Mary" and the "Immaculate Conception." These and many more were her rewards for having persevered until the end of her life on earth.
www.catholicdoors.com /homilies/2001/011121.htm   (1907 words)

 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : November 21, 2006 : Presentation of Mary
The three feasts of the birthday of Our Lady, the holy Name of Mary and her Presentation in the Temple correspond in the Marian cycle with the first three feasts of the cycle of feasts of our Lord: namely, Christmas, the Holy Name of Jesus, and His Presentation in the Temple (February 2).
Meditate on the mystery of Mary's temporary dwelling in the sanctuary of the Old Covenant as a preparation for the approaching season of Advent;
Learn more about Mary in the Byzantine Liturgy and say one of the beautiful prayers of the Eastern liturgy in honor of Mary.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2006-11-21   (514 words)

 Mary T. Lincoln - An Evening With Mary And Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln: The Personal Diaries of Mary Todd Lincoln, enthralls you with details and stories from the Lincoln family.
You’ll learn firsthand about Mary Lincoln’s pain and frustration when Abraham left her at the altar, when her young sons died, and when Abraham’s political career seemed to be at an end.
You’ll discover how and why Mary pushed her quiet husband in that direction, and share her joy when she finally achieves her life-long ambition of reaching the White House.
www.marytlincoln.com /EveningWithLincolns.htm   (300 words)

 Presentation (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Presentation is the process of presenting the content of a topic to an audience.
Presentation of Jesus at the Temple, in the Bible, when Jesus was brought to the temple forty days after his birth
Presentation of Mary, an incident recognized by the Catholic Church mentioned in the Infancy Narrative of James
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Presentation_(disambiguation)   (175 words)

 Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Home Page
The Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary has, over the past half-century endeavored to be servants to Jesus, the people of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, and the universal Roman Catholic Church.
The Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary has been known for its hardworking, dedicated, supportive,and prayerful people.
Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary - 1725 Kennard Street - Maplewood, MN 55109
www.presentationofmary.org   (330 words)

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