Tag Archives: Lenten Icon

The Triumph of Orthodoxy and Holy Icons

An icon celebrating the veneration of icons, the Triumph of Orthodoxy is the festal icon for the first Sunday of Great Lent. As Lent is a period of communal fasting which continues for seven weeks, such triumphalism early on is … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Sunday in Icon and Prayer

A composition of Icons and portions of Saturday vespers and the Sunday hymns on the theme of Forgiveness Sunday: The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise

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Paradise | Expulsion | Mourning

Forgiveness Sunday is the last day before the Great Fast of Lent, and the day which commemorates Adam and Eve’s expulsion from paradise. For this day, I offer a picture of the northern altar door from a late medieval Russian … Continue reading

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The Last Judgment | Spur to Repentance

And He is coming again with glory to judge the living and the dead; His kingdom will have no end. I look for the resurrection of the dead. And the life of the age to come. Amen – The Symbol … Continue reading

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