Rome Quotes

Posted February 18, 2017 6:28 pm by JPSonnen

“When you marry people from Ukraine, there аre no desperate pleas to let the bride father’s ‘walk her down the aisle,’ as they are unfamiliar with that custom. The Byzantine Celebration of the Mystery of Crowning begins at the back of the church with the formal betrothal, after which the couple walk together down the aisle to the singing of Psalm, ‘Blessed is the man who fears the Lord… Your wife will be like a fruitful vine; your children like olive-shoots round about your table’.”-Fr. Athanasius 

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