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St. Gregory the Great: . . . We too, who believe in Him Who died, approach His sepulcher with spices . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
“You have heard, dearly beloved, that holy women who had followed the Lord came to the sepulcher with spices. They had loved Him when He was alive, and they showed Him their eager tenderheartedness even when He was dead. Their deed points to something that must be done in our holy Church. Thus as we …