Capturing Holy Thursday in Olympos, Karpathos: Priest Carrying the Crucifix
Experience the solemnity and reverence of Holy Thursday in Olympos, Karpathos, Greece, with this black and white photography print. Witness the local priest, Papa Yannis, as he carries a life-size crucifix inside the historic village church, immersing you in the traditions and spiritual significance of this sacred event.
A Glimpse into Holy Week in Olympos
Step into the heart of Holy Week in Olympos, Karpathos, as depicted in this evocative print. Discover the deep-rooted customs and rituals observed during this solemn time, including the performance of the Litany of Christ on the Cross and the adorned church bustling with worshippers seeking solace and spiritual connection.
Papa Yannis: The Kind-hearted Village Priest
Meet Papa Yannis, the beloved local priest of Olympos. Known for his kindness, poise, and unique style, Papa Yannis brings a touch of humor to the village, often found engaging in friendly conversations and sharing lighthearted jokes with his fellow Olympians. Get a glimpse into his warm personality as he leads the Holy Thursday procession.
Ancient Church of Olympos: Icons of Mourning
Accompany Papa Yannis as he reveals the secrets of the ancient main church of Olympos. Discover the intricately painted icons adorning the walls, while understanding the significance of the black embroidery covering the icons along the main iconostasis during Holy Week, symbolizing a period of mourning and reflection.
Explore More from Olympos on Karpathos Island
Expand your collection of Greek wall art by immersing yourself in the captivating beauty of Olympos on Karpathos Island. Discover a curated selection of black and white photography prints capturing the essence of this enchanting village. Browse the Olympos on Karpathos island collection and add a touch of Greek culture and spirituality to your home.