Tag: Icons

Feast of the Elevation of the Cross + September 14

Let all the trees of the wood, planted from the beginning of time, rejoice; for their nature hath been sanctified by the stretching of Christ on the Tree. Wherefore, now, we worship Him, lifted up, and magnify Him. +Canon of the Feast, Ninth Ode, Tone 8 O Lord, save Your people, and bless You inheritance. …

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Living with Icons

Icons are beautiful examples of religious art which can be appreciated in art galleries and museums. In Orthodox Christian churches and homes, however, icons are expressions of our faith in the incarnation of Jesus Christ and our hope in the sanctification of human beings through the person of our Savior. This faith and hope is …

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