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Painting Icons

Clip: 04/30/2013 | 2m 11s

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.

Aired: 04/30/13

Rating: NR

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