RE: [Slovak-World] O/T Why do they burn incense ?
- Oh, I always thought that the priest swung the incense around the church to
make my eyes water.
From: Fred G Kovalyak [mailto:fkovalyak@...]
Sent: Saturday, December 25, 2004 2:36 PM
Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] O/T Why do they burn incense ?
If one visits the Russian Church why is the incense in
use? The incense is placed in a censor with burning
charcoal. It is swung during the service to represent
the prayers of the faithful ascending into heaven. At
the beginning of the Divine Liturgy the incense
represents the gifts brought by the Magi to the Christ
This is a a little better answer .
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