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Now THAT’S Basil!

This is too cool not to post.
You might remember that I posted about blessing basil in honor of the Cross?  Basil is from the Greek word for “king”.
A priest reader breathing mainly from the Eastern lung sent me great photos … Continue reading

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Sweet Basil and the Holy Cross

An Orthodox priest reader sent some photos of their tradition using sweet basil on their observance of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.  Here are three.
Great tradition.

I didn’t get around to posting about the basil tradition yesterday … Continue reading

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