Parma City Council President Sean Brennan visited St. Vladimir’s recently.
Here’s some of what he had to say:
The Cathedral itself is an architectural wonder, from its beautiful domes to the multitude of wondrous icons. “You will not see statues in Orthodox churches. Instead, icons have been used throughout history as a teaching tool – as a living Bible,” Fr. John shared. “Years ago many could not afford books and could not read or write, therefore the iconography in the church brought the Biblical stories to life for the congregation,” he added.
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Published by Stefan P. Stefaniuk
Ever since I can remember, I’ve enjoyed growing up in Parma, OH, and appreciated the great sights and sounds the Greater Cleveland area has to offer. After serving five years in the U.S. Navy while stationed in Virginia Beach, VA, I decided to return to my hometown of Parma in 2009.
Between my active involvement with various neighborhood revitalization initiatives in the local area and graduate studies at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, I’m constantly looking for ways to create a sustainable, positive impact in my community and I’m grateful to work with those passionate individuals who feel the same. Together, we will move Parma forward for the benefit of current and future generations.
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