Stained Glass windows at MOCA

These stained glass windows were created expressly for  the exhibition ‘art in the streets. ’   They were completed with students from the city of angels public school in los angeles. The artist erected panels in the schoolyard and requested that they be tagged for source material.  The resulting boards were placed behind a medieval silhouette, … Continue reading Stained Glass windows at MOCA

Wooden Church “the asplund chapel”

all images by alessandra chemollo These are the first photographs from the 16th international architecture exhibition of  the ‘asplund chapel’, designed by MAP studio and built by ALPI. It was conceived as a prelude to the exhibition.  The structure displays Asplund’s architectural drawings for the original woodland chapel — located at skogskyrkogården cemetery in Sweden, south of Stockholm. The chapel measures 33 square meters,  … Continue reading Wooden Church “the asplund chapel”

Icelandic Church on lights

‘rafmögnuð náttúra’ by marcos zotes and thessia machado image by jón oskar hauksson ‘rafmögnuð náttúra’ by marcos zotes and chris jordan.        image by kristjan söebeck ‘rafmögnuð náttúra’ by marcos zotes and coco karol image by jón oskar hauksson ‘rafmögnuð náttúra’ by marcos zotes image by ragnar th sigurðsson ‘rafmögnuð náttúra’ by marcos … Continue reading Icelandic Church on lights

History of Nehemiah

the tomb of Xerxes I built by his son, Artaxerxes i Books 1-7 of Nehemiah  are considered his memoirs.  Books 8-12 are  thought to be editted later by the prophet Ezra, but that is problematic because Ezra is traditionally, Ezra (Esdras I+ II) is considered to have been in Jerusaleum thirteen years earlier than Nehemiah, … Continue reading History of Nehemiah

Job on life

Job xiii. verses 1-2“Man, born of woman, lives but a few days, 2 and they are nothing but trouble.  2 He grows up like a flower in a beautiful meadow, and then just as suddenly, withers away; " On a bad day, it does feel like that, on a good one, it's just like heaven. … Continue reading Job on life

Late Spring by Yasujiro Ozu

Happiness only comes through effort, or so the movie says. The movie Late Spring (Banshun), has shots of toenail clippings or apple peels bridges or segues between the fulness of spring into doldrums of summer, when the flowers wilt from the heat and green foliage overpowers the flowers and it becomes a green world. These … Continue reading Late Spring by Yasujiro Ozu

Kimisis August 15th

Eleni Sakellis August 15, 2017 The Panagia and Christ Child icon. Photo by Eleni Sakellis NEW YORK – The Kimisis tis Theotokou or the Dormition of the Theotokos on August 15, is also known as the Pascha of Summer, celebrates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, when the Holy Mother of Jesus Christ and therefore, the … Continue reading Kimisis August 15th

Why make a study of the bible?

From Dr Briggs’ General Introduction to the Study of Holy Scripture, published by Scribner's 1899.  You can read it on Google or archive.org where they let you download it.  Google has stopped a lot of that, but that's a sick company anyways. 1. Biblical Study is the most important of all studies, for it is … Continue reading Why make a study of the bible?

Monday for the Holy Ghost, day after Pentecost

As it is the custom of the Church, on the day after every great Feast, we honour those through whom it came to pass, examples are: our Lady on the day after the Lord's Nativity, Joachim and Anna after our Lady's Nativity, the holy Baptist the day after Theophany, and so forth So it no … Continue reading Monday for the Holy Ghost, day after Pentecost

Pentecost Sunday June 4th, 2017

Reading After the Saviour's Ascension into the Heavens, the eleven Apostles and the rest of His disciples, the God-loving women who followed after Him from the beginning, His Mother, the Holiest Virgin Mary, and His brethren-all together about 120 souls returned from the Mount of Olives to Jerusalem. Entering into the house where they gathered, … Continue reading Pentecost Sunday June 4th, 2017