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Christ is Risen!

Christ is Risen!  Indeed He is Risen! ” PASCHA- Elder Father Vasily Ermakov and Elder Father Nikolai Gurianov” By Vasily Bratanyuk (friend and colleague in Russia) from the book, Miracles of the Orthodox Church by Mary Efrosini Gregory, ” It is of great comfort to consider Christ’s faithfulness towards us, which He displays by giving […]

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Iconography Demonstration at Wet Paint / St. Paul/ December 10th

Iconography Demo And Talk With Renowned Iconographer & Instructor, Debra Korluka December 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | FREE http://info.wetpaintart.com/index.php/event/iconography-demo-and-talk-with-renowned-iconographer-instructor-debra-korluka/ FREE, but please register using the online form or call the store 651-698-6431 Meet internationally recognized iconographer, teacher and author, Debra Korluka. Debra will discuss the history of iconography and her own spiritual […]

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A Discourse in Iconography Part 2

From “A Discourse in Iconography,” by Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco Christianity is the inspiration of the world. Christ founded His Church in order to inspire, to transfigure the world, to cleanse it from sin and bring it to that state in which it will exist in the age to come. Christianity was […]

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Transcendence Revealed

Transcendence Revealed by Jane Merriam de Vyver How dare we Break into Divine Silence With our arrogant noise When the beauty Of a song, a dance, A flower, an icon- Like the glee Of a child at play- Says more than All the world’s wise words So solemnly pronounced

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The Icon of The Holy Face

I recently completed the Interior Iconography Project at St. Stefan’s Romanian Orthodox Church, in South St. Paul, Minnesota. The interior project taking place during Great Lent was to adorn the arched wall above the iconostasis with an Icon of The Holy Face (The Holy Icon Not Made with Human Hands) along with angels flanking the […]

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The mysticism of icon painting…

“The mysticism of icon painting is primarily solar, of such that word’s highest spiritual sense. However beautiful the sky’s other colors, may it be the gold of the midday sun remaining the color of colors and the miracle of miracles.” – Prince Eugene Trubetskoi

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