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Coptic Synaxarium (Coptic Orthodox Calendar)

8 Paonah
(The Eighth Day of the Blessed Month of Baounah)

 

The Commemoration of the Consecration of the Church of the Virgin Lady known as El-Mahammah

On this day, of the year 901 A.M., is the commemoration of the consecration of the church of the Virgin Lady, the Mother of God. This church is in the city known as El-Mahammah (Mostorod) which means "bath" because of the fountain of water flowing from the spring. This spring the Mother of God had sprung out upon her return from her visit to the land of Egypt. When Joseph went to Egypt as the Angel had said, he went to Upper Egypt. On his way back, he came to El-Mataryah, and then to El-Mahammah. A church was built in that place in the name of the Virgin Lady.

May her intercession be with us. Amen.

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