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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Painting Icons

  • Aired: 05/01/2013
  • 02:11
  • Rating: NR
Orthodox Christians mark the final days of Great Lent, a time of repentance, fasting, and prayer in preparation for Orthodox Easter, or Pascha. Iconographer Seraphim O’Keefe talks about how icons play a role similar to fasting in the Orthodox tradition. The interview was filmed at Holy Cross Orthodox Antiochian Orthodox Church in Linthicum, Maryland, where O’Keefe has covered the walls with icons.
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Iconographer Seraphim O'Keefe talks about icons and their role in the Orthodox tradition.
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