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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

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Liturgy

Why does Orthodoxy have a ceremonial church service? Because God deserves moments like this, creating us as he did with the ability to produce them.

The Chotki or Komboskini is the dominant prayer bead practice of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Once primarily used by monks and nuns, this beautiful

Chotki/Komboskini 100 knot Eastern Orthodox Jesus Prayer Rope w/ Jerusalem-Style Cross and Tassel

'When you look at the candles and lamps burning in church, rise in thought from the material fire to the immaterial fire of the Holy Ghost, " for our God is a consuming fire." When you see and smell the fragrant incense, rise in thought to the spiritual fragrance of the Holy Ghost, " for we are unto God a sweet savor of Christ."'-(St. John of Kronstadt, "My Life in Christ")

'When you look at the candles and lamps burning in church, rise in thought from…

White sailors in Vladivostok. 1919.

White sailors in Vladivostok. 1919.

Photo: Pontifical High Mass celebrated by Mgr. Vitus Huonder, Bishop of Chur at Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in Chur on the Solemnity of Saint Joseph, March

One of the most beautiful Orthodox icons of Jesus that I have ever seen. Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner!

simplyorthodox: One of the most beautiful Orthodox icons of Jesus that I have ever seen… Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner!