The Presentation of the Lord is celebrated on February 2nd (Candlemas) and this particular church organises a feast and grand liturgy where a special celebration commemorates the church's dedication. The church, although fairly modern in its exterior architectural design still has all of the features of a functional Byzantine Orthodox church in its interior.
This post is part of the Sunday Psalms meme.
|The icon of the Presentation of the Lord. Note the oil lamp and the gold and silver votive offerings by the faithful whose prayers have been answered.|
|Candles lit by the faithful as they enter the church|
Praise the Lord from the heavens; give praise in the heights.
Praise him, all you angels; give praise, all you hosts.
Praise him, sun and moon; give praise all shining stars.
Praise him, highest heavens, you waters above the heavens.
Let them all praise the Lord's name; for the Lord commanded and they were created,
Assigned them duties forever, gave them tasks that will never change.