Monthly Archives: October 2011

Dome Icons: St Joseph Houston (6)

St Joseph – Houston has been transformed over the past three weeks by the installation of icons in the church’s “silo style” dome. Last night, we had the blessing of the icons — complete with priest, deacon, altar boy, and … Continue reading

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Embracing Faith, Facing Death

Dear Father Joseph, I’m writing because you had a question asked [at a recent speaking engagement] … that I heard on an Orthodixie podcast, that I can answer and answer well. It was something like, “what do you do if … Continue reading

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Halloween … Again?

Those who know me know I ain’t much on Halloween. I never was much on Halloween, even as a kid. It seemed a bit odd to me that perfectly normal devil-hating church folks would go all out, once a year, … Continue reading

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Houston Icons – Nearing Completion (5)

Blogging without comment here. (Note the images, about halfway down, of the 3-levels of the “silo dome” at St Joseph Church. Also, the angels surrounding the Pantocrator are, at the moment, held up with duct tape!) — Thanks to Jeff … Continue reading

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Iconographers – St Joseph, Houston (4)

You can’t have icons without iconographers & helpers; here’s ours: Inanimate. Jennie … assisting. Dmitry … thinking. Victor and Aleko … measuring. Paints & stuff … sitting. Marking. Patterning. Tarrying. Closer. Further. Spying? Hanging. Drawing. Climbing. Guarding. Arriving. Pics courtesy … Continue reading

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Teen Photographer: Icons at St Joseph (3)

No 13.5 year old boy was harmed in the capture of these images … As Mark … Luke Matthew John … and even an Archangel are my witness! “Basil … time to come down, Bud.” Boy says: “It’s pitch dark … Continue reading

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Dome Icons (2): St Joseph, Houston

As mentioned — here — the “silo style” dome of St Joseph Church is getting a make-over over the next couple weeks. Intrepid parishioner Jeff Anderson scaled the ladder and scaffolding today and snapped some images of the work in … Continue reading

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