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Iconostasis | Between Heaven and Earth

One of the most striking aspects upon entering an Orthodox church is the way in which the space is divided into two. The nave, the main body of the church building, is where the faithful gather; to the east of … Continue reading

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Why are vigil lamps lit before icons?

Here is St. Nikolai of Ohrid’s answer to the question: “Why are vigil lamps lit before icons?” Continue reading

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