October 31, 2018

Icon Study
Beauty will Save the World

- Fr. Micah Hirschy -




Beauty Will Save the World

Please join us on the last Wednesday for the next two months for dinner and a presentation. The third presentation is Wednesday, October 31st at 6:00 p.m.

Beauty will save the World is a four part series on the theology of color and the history of Iconography. Join us for dinner and the third presentation: The Glory of the Saints Shines Forever. Fr. Micah will talk about several unique features of iconography, discuss what distinguishes an Icon from religious art, and will take a special look at icons of contemporary saints. Along with his talk, you will be able to see incredibly detailed images of these Icons and encounter the Beauty that will save the world!

Please RSVP to Fr. Micah (mixiais@hotmail.com) or by calling the Cathedral office (205-716-3080)

Part 1: August 29th- The Face of Christ and the Gaze that Saves

Part 2: September 26th- The Wonderworking Icons of the Theotokos

Part 3: October 31st- The Glory of the Saints Shines Forever

Part 4: November 28th- Celebrating the Feasts with Color



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Fr. Micah Hirschy grew up in St. Paul, MN and attended St. George Greek Orthodox Church. He graduated from Hellenic College in 2004 and continued his studies at Holy Cros

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Photography Credits: Beth Hontzas - Music: Presbytera Katerina Makiej





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Fr. Micah Hirschy grew up in St. Paul, MN and attended St. George Greek Orthodox Church. He graduated from Hellenic College in 2004 and continued his studies at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, where he graduated with an M. Div. in 2007. Upon graduating, he began working at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Memphis, TN as Pastoral Assistant. He was married in 2011 to Anastasia Hartzes of Mobile, AL and was ordained to the Deaconate and Priesthood by Metropolitan ALEXIOS of Atlanta in December of 2012. He currently serves as Ephemerios at the Holy Trinity Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Birmingham, AL.