Orthodoxy Sunday.

Orthodoxy Sunday.

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  • Orthodoxy, Feast of — ▪ Eastern Orthodoxy       feast celebrated on the first Sunday of Lent by the Eastern Orthodox Church and Eastern Catholics of the Byzantine Rite to commemorate the return of icons (sacred images) to the churches (843) and the end of the long… …   Universalium

  • feast of orthodoxy — Usage: usually capitalized F&O : a solemn feast of the Eastern Orthodox Church celebrated on the first Sunday of Lent and commemorating the victory over iconoclasm, the restoration of images to churches, and the victory over all heresies * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feast of Orthodoxy — Eastern Ch. a solemn festival held on the first Sunday of Lent (Orthodoxy Sunday) commemorating the restoration of the use of icons in the church (A.D. 842) and the triumph over all heresies. * * * …   Universalium

  • Feast of Orthodoxy — Late 14th early 15th century icon illustrating the Triumph of Orthodoxy under the Byzantine empress Theodora over iconoclasm in 843. (National Icon Collection 18, British Museum) The Feast of Orthodoxy (also knowns as the Sunday of Orthodoxy or… …   Wikipedia

  • Eastern Orthodoxy — the faith, practice, membership, and government of the Eastern Orthodox Church. * * * officially Orthodox Catholic Church One of the three major branches of Christianity. Its adherents live mostly in Greece, Russia, the Balkans, Ukraine, and the… …   Universalium

  • Feast of Orthodoxy —     Feast of Orthodoxy     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Feast of Orthodoxy     (or SUNDAY)     The first Sunday of the Great Forty days (Lent) in the Byzantine Calendar (sixth Sunday before Easter), kept in memory of the final defeat of Iconoclasm… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Timeline of Eastern Orthodoxy in America — The History of Orthodoxy in America is complex and resists any easy categorizations or explanations. Early Visits and Missions (1700 1900) * 1741 Divine Liturgy celebrated on a Russian ship off the coast of Alaska. * 1767 A community of Orthodox… …   Wikipedia

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