Sacred Arts

THE COMPLETE ICONOSTASIS TIERS

Chady Elias THE COMPLETE ICONOSTASIS TIERS

Iconography and Liturgy The Icon in the Eastern Church is not a luxury. The icons illustrate the history of the salvation and the life of Jesus, Mary, and all Saints. This work of visual art is based on symbols of the theology illustrated with geometrical forms and meanings for each color, also it includes the history of the church. The icon is integral aspect of the Liturgy as texts, gestures, and chants. Celebrating liturgy in the Eastern Church without icons is like watching movie without moving images.     Iconostasis Icon Program  Iconostasis Programs are governed by a number of guidelines...

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THE HOLY FACE OF JESUS - Mandylion

Chady Elias

THE HOLY FACE OF JESUS - Mandylion

French: La Sainte Face de Jésus / Spanish: La Santa Faz de Jesús / Italian: Il sacro volto di Gesù   The Icon of the Holy Napkin or the icon that Not Made By Hand also this icon is the prototype of the Veil of Veronica, Which is also called the Mandylion or The True Image the Vera Icon. - HISTORY The History of The Icon of the Holy Napkin, started when the king Avgarus needed the picture of Jesus’ to heal himself. In this story, Jesus practically printed the first icon ever made. It was made in a miraculous way....

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CHURCH ICONOGRAPHYC PROGRAM

Chady Elias CHURCH ICONOGRAPHYC PROGRAM

Iconography and Liturgy The Icon in the Eastern Church is not a luxury. The icons illustrate the history of the salvation and the life of Jesus, Mary, and all Saints. This work of visual art is based on symbols of the theology illustrated with geometrical forms and meanings for each color, also it includes the history of the church. The icon is an integral aspect of the Liturgy as texts, gestures, and chants. Celebrating liturgy in the Eastern Church without icons is like watching a movie without moving images.  Iconostasis  Iconostasis Programs are governed by a number of guidelines and...

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BASIC ICONOSTASIS

Chady Elias BASIC ICONOSTASIS

Iconography and Liturgy The Icon in the Eastern Church is not a luxury. The icons illustrate the history of the salvation and the life of Jesus, Mary, and all Saints. This work of visual art is based on symbols of the theology illustrated with geometrical forms and meanings for each color, also it includes the history of the church. The icon is an integral aspect of the Liturgy as texts, gestures, and chants. Celebrating liturgy in the Eastern Church without icons is like watching a movie without moving images.     Iconostasis Icon Program  Iconostasis Programs are governed by a number...

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THE GREAT FEASTS ICONS ORDER

Chady Elias THE GREAT FEASTS ICONS ORDER

There are two ways to install the icons of the Great Feasts on your Iconostasis or on your Church side walls.  1- Every rite and church has a specific Liturgical Year dates for every feast. Check your specific Liturgical Year Calendar and install your icons accordingly. A. Here is an example of the Byzantine church Liturgical Year Calendar: The Nativity of the Mother of God (September 8) The Exaltation (or Raising Up) of the Honoured and Life-giving Cross (September 14)(Note: if you don't have this icon just consider the resurrection icon is Number 8) The Entry of the Mother of...

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