Holy Icons: Finding the Balance between Matter and Spirit

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Blog
Holy Icons: Finding the Balance between Matter and Spirit

Icons. Immediately, you think of more than one definition — sometimes you think of an image which is familiar to you, or the little pictures on your computer screen and perhaps even the two-dimensional saints in history textbooks. Taking the first definition, we can say that icons are all around us: the likeness of a celebrity […]

Icons of Christ and the Church Fathers

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Blog
Icons of Christ and the Church Fathers

Pictures from the first three days of work on the installation of the icons of Christ with eight Church Fathers at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox in Marietta, Georgia, USA. The icons are being installed in the apse behind the altar and just below the Playtera. The Fathers being installed include St. Nicholas of Myra, St. Spyridon, St. Cyril of Alexandria, St. Athanasius, St. John Chrysostom, St. Gregory the Theologian, St. Basil the Great, and St. Gregory of Nyssa …

New Iconography at St. Philothea

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in Blog
New Iconography at St. Philothea

“Byzantine iconography has a religious function.  It seeks to express spiritual things in order thereby to help man penetrate the mysteries of the Christian religion; it seeks to help man rise to a higher level of being, to life his soul to the blessedness of God.¹” One of our goals at Trisagion Films is to […]