I have a question for my EO friends:
Why are there only two candles on the altar? Whenever I have been to an EO church, there is a candle stick on the altar that holds seven candles. Or am I not remembering correctly?
Usually, Armenian altars are supposed to have 12 candles, one for each apostle. You can see that here:http://www.saintkevork.org/gallery/January-8%2C-2006/DSCN1175
Sometimes, if an altar is too small, they may reduce the amount to eight, but it's supposed to be 12. I've never seen 2 on an Armenian altar.
Is there a reason why the EO bishop is only using 2 candles in this video? I'm just curious.