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St. Paul Church, Dayton, OH to host exhibit of antique, contemporary icons October 14-16

DAYTON, OH [MW Diocese Communications] — Saint Paul Church here will host an icon exhibit — ”Mary and the Saints: A Celebration of Eastern Orthodox Iconography” — Friday through Sunday, October 14-16, 2016.

The exhibit will open with a reception from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14, at the church, which is located at 4451 Wagner Road, Dayton, OH.  The exhibit will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and noon until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.  Self-guided and docent tours will be available.

“On exhibit will be over 75 rare icons of the Virgin Mary and other saints commemorated by Orthodox Christianity,” said Archpriest Theodore Bobosh, Rector.  “Taken from private collections across the US, the exhibition will include unique examples from 15th century Medieval Russia, 16th and 17th century Greece, and 19th century Imperial Russia, as well as contemporary icons painted in America.  This is a singular opportunity to view prime examples of the spiritual art of the Eastern Orthodox Church as they were originally intended in their appropriate setting.”

For additional information please contact Father Theodore at frted@stpdayton.org.

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