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dramoor: ““Thou art the help of men, the sure hope of all Christians, O Virgin undefiled, and the refuge of the saved. Save me by Thy motherly intercessions and count me worthy of the life to come.” ~Theotokion (Icon via.
The very first day of every year, January the Church appropriately honors the Blessed Virgin Mary with a Marian feast day. And the title by which she is honored on this day is also the first Marian dogma defined by the Church: The Mother of God.