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12 February 2009

Entrance to Holy Theophony


I know that Europe is liberally dotted with churches like these, but our only Orthodox church, Holy Theophony, is a very unique presence in Colorado Springs. For one thing, though it's considered a very religious city Colorado Springs does not have a lot of religious diversity. It's mostly Christian (of the evangelical, megachurch sort -- see New Life Church) and Catholic. I have been a wedding photographer for 19 years now, and in that time I've shot only two Jewish weddings and one Greek Orthodox wedding in Colorado Springs.

This is the west facade of Holy Theophany, with a fantastic mosaic over the doors. You can read about the construction of this particular church here: http://www.theophany.org/ourChurch_newTemple.htm

2 comments:

Lois said...

That mosaic is lovely! When I first looked at it, I thought it was stained glass.

Jacob said...

That's a nice shot. Churches ought to look like churches, not like a Walmart!