26 November 2011

St. Paul's in Advent



6 comments:

Paul McCain said...

I always knew you were not a liturgical Nazi.

Pr. Lehmann said...

You're causing me to sin.

DonW said...

Pastor McCain


I really find the word "Nazi" offensive. Couldn't you have used a better word then that.

I wonder! Would you allow this word to be used on your Blog? I don't Think So.

Respectfully,

Don

Trent said...

The mixing of Byzantine and Western adornments does not always work IMO, but in this case, it looks very beautiful and works great. Well done. Blessed Advent.

Trent

P.S. The Nativity Icon shows Christ being born in a cave, of course taken from the Protoevangelium of James. This understanding of where Christ was born is seen throughout Orthodox hymnology. I can't remember, did it make it's way into Western Advent/Christmas hymns or not?

Dcn Latif Haki Gaba SSP said...

I see you're using blue for Advent. (just giving you a hard time)

William Weedon said...

Thanks, Trent. The icons are part of a set the parish owns. We set them up on the altar from time to time. I agree, they fit. Pax!

Deacon, as I just told Past Elder, Svenska...