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Most Holy Trinity

Most Holy Trinity

They've been busy as the proverbial bees in Bulgaria, as this picture of a dimly lit vigil shows. If you look closely at the jars amid the candles at this church 60 miles south of the country's capital, Sofia, you'll see they contain something rather sweet. It's the town's honey harvest, and it is the focus of a religious festival that pays homage to the hardest-working of insects.    The annual event takes place in the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin church in the town of Blagoevgrad…

Picture Post: Praise bee - a mass for St Haralambos

They've been busy as the proverbial bees in Bulgaria, as this picture of a dimly lit vigil shows. If you look closely at the jars amid the candles at this church 60 miles south of the country's capital, Sofia, you'll see they contain something rather sweet. It's the town's honey harvest, and it is the focus of a religious festival that pays homage to the hardest-working of insects. The annual event takes place in the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin church in the town of Blagoevgrad…

Mary of Egypt Caroline Lees

Mary of Egypt Caroline Lees

This is a very famous Orthodox icon called "The Hospitality of Abraham." It was written by a 15th C. monk named Andrei Rublev. This icon depicts the Holy Trinity.

This is a very famous Orthodox icon called "The Hospitality of Abraham." It was written by a 15th C. monk named Andrei Rublev. This icon depicts the Holy Trinity.

12th century fresco of the Hospitality of Abraham, Monastery of St John the Evangelist, Patmos

12th century fresco of the Hospitality of Abraham, Monastery of St John the Evangelist, Patmos

The life of St. Mary of Egypt which is read during the canon of St. Andrew in tube 5th week of Lent.

The life of St. Mary of Egypt which is read during the canon of St. Andrew in tube 5th week of Lent.

Coptic Literature and Manuscripts (Alin Suciu)    Fresco from the Monastery of the Syrians, Wadi Natrun, Egypt.

Coptic Literature and Manuscripts (Alin Suciu) Fresco from the Monastery of the Syrians, Wadi Natrun, Egypt.

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