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Offline kempisosha

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Holy Icon Corner
« on: December 17, 2004, 08:28:31 AM »
I would like to make a Holy Icon/Pryaer corner in my home. Can anyone tell me where I can find some guidelines for doing this? Thanks.

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Re: Holy Icon Corner
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2004, 08:58:58 AM »
Someone posted a similiar thread about a year ago.

Do a search (box is on the top in easy to access location) for "icons". I believe it will turn up some threads.

If not, I'm sure some folks will post here.

« Last Edit: December 17, 2004, 09:00:40 AM by r0bb0c0p »

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Re: Holy Icon Corner
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2004, 11:19:46 AM »
If you can, there should be an icon of Christ on the right, and of Mary with the Christ child on the left, with a Cross in the center.  The icon corner should face east. Icon corners also may contain additional icons, a Bible, incense, candles, holy water, holy oil, etc.   BUT, every house should have one.

This is Dr. Alex Roman's take on Icon Corners, placement and such, it's a bit long. I'll keep googling.
« Last Edit: December 17, 2004, 11:23:09 AM by MsGuided »
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Re: Holy Icon Corner
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2004, 04:34:04 PM »
Here's a pic of my home altar. Placed against the Eastern Wall

Above Altar: large 'Reigning Theotokos' , Crucifix, Large 'Pantocrntor'

On Altar top: Candle holders and candles, Incence Burner, Prayer Beads, Various smaller icons.

Inside Altar: Bottle of Holy Water, Holy Oil, Prayer Books, Crismation Certificates, Incence, etc.
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Re: Holy Icon Corner
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2004, 08:27:21 PM »
Not too bad! 
Mor Ephrem is a nice guy.  Just say sorry and it will all be ok. Say I had things that were inside troubling me but I didn't know how to express appropriately. I will not behave that way again but I am seeking help.

thank you so much Mor ephrem you are a hero!