Crown Them with Glory and Honor

The Orthodox service of Crowning in Marriage is nicely shown in this newly uploaded 5 part video series from a 2004 wedding that took place at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in Claremont, New Hampshire. Three are embedded here and there are links to the others in the series.

Additional note: the bonus video for this wedding would indicate that the bride is the priest’s daughter.

Part One — The Betrothal:

Part Two — Procession to the Center of the Church

Part Three — The Crowning:

Part Four — Epistle and Gospel Readings

Part Five — Procession During “Rejoice, O Isaiah”:

For further reading:

An Explanation of the Sacrament of Marriage in the Orthodox Church


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