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tony butterfield's Snapshots

  1. St. John the Baptist

    Snapshot Title: St. John the Baptist
    Taken by: tony butterfield

    Image: Galveston Greek Orthodox Church
    Image Owner: tony butterfield



    Description:

    Usually depicted in ragged clothing, John the Baptist baptized Jesus in the River Jordan. He was beheaded at the request of King Herod's daughter, Salome.



  2. Saint Michael, the Archangel

    Snapshot Title: Saint Michael, the Archangel
    Taken by: tony butterfield

    Image: Galveston Greek Orthodox Church
    Image Owner: tony butterfield



    Description:

    Considered field commander for the Army of God.



  3. St. Demetrios

    Snapshot Title: St. Demetrios
    Taken by: tony butterfield

    Image: Galveston Greek Orthodox Church
    Image Owner: tony butterfield



    Description:

    St. Demetrios was a soldier for Christ first, the army second. He is patron saint of Thesaloniki, Greece.



  4. Mystical Supper/Last Supper

    Snapshot Title: Mystical Supper/Last Supper
    Taken by: tony butterfield

    Image: Galveston Greek Orthodox Church
    Image Owner: tony butterfield



    Description:

    A very unique depiction of the Last Supper; note the angle at which the painting is made.



  5. water damage

    Snapshot Title: water damage
    Taken by: tony butterfield

    Image: Galveston Greek Orthodox Church
    Image Owner: tony butterfield



    Description:

    The line in the artwork is how high the flood of water from Hurrican Ike filled the whole church.



  6. Orthodox Icon

    Snapshot Title: Orthodox Icon
    Taken by: tony butterfield

    Image: Inside Serbian Orthodox Church
    Image Owner: tony butterfield



    Description:

    Icons are one part of the Eastern Orthodox Church liturgy.



  7. Last Supper

    Snapshot Title: Last Supper
    Taken by: tony butterfield

    Image: St. Marks Coptic Orthodox Church
    Image Owner: tony butterfield



    Description:

    In AD 43, about 10 years after the ascension of Christ, Saint Mark traveled to Alexandria and founded the Church of Alexandria, which today is claimed by the Coptic Orthodox Church.



  8. Last Supper

    Snapshot Title: Last Supper
    Taken by: tony butterfield

    Image: Galveston Greek Orthodox Church
    Image Owner: tony butterfield



    Description:

    Last Supper painting



  9. Last  supper

    Snapshot Title: Last supper
    Taken by: tony butterfield

    Image: Saints Constantine and Helen Serbian Orthodox Church
    Image Owner: tony butterfield



    Description:

    Orthodox Church