Zone

From OrthodoxWiki
Revision as of 13:23, October 28, 2011 by Kamasarye (Talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
An example of a zone.
The zone (Greek: ζώνη) is the vestment with which a priest or bishop fastens the sticharion and the epitrachelion on his body in order to facilitate his movements and attest his readiness for service, as a man girds himself when he sets out on a journey or undertakes a task. So also the priest girds himself when he sets about his sacred ministry, and regarding his girdle as the strength of Divine Power he recites, "Blessed is God who girds me with strength, and has made my way blameless (Psalm 17(18):32); now and always and forever and ever. Amen."
Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox
In other languages