noun Eastern Church.
the solemn procession in which the book of the Gospels is carried through the nave of the church and into the bema.
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Where Does The Name January Come From?We'll give you a hint ... it may have to do with the god of transitions: Janus, who is often depicted with two heads that face in opposite directions, looking to both the future and the past.
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