Wedding in the process of the Greek Orthodox faith of the ancient and beautiful ceremony, which takes place in its present form for centuries. The wedding ceremony is full of symbolism and it is likely to be different from other weddings in Western Europe and is also quite unique in that the bride and groom do not make promises to each other - their presence together in the church implies that they are seriously thinking about marriage.
Home Weddings In most cases the wedding guests will wait with the groom outside the church until the bride arrives. In summer, when played with most weddings, it is not unusual for ceremonies, the guests will stand with those who have just participated in a previous marriage and are preparing to uyti.Kommentatory in the crowd will have the opportunity to consider and discuss at least two brides and wedding dresses, maybe even a third as they leave the church! Meanwhile, the nervous groom waits for his bride at the entrance to the church, often holding her floral bouquet. He hands it to her as soon as they occur, and then go inside together followed by a visit. There is no separation of guests on the bride and groom's guests - everyone sits together and in the case of a small church, many people prefer to stand in a place where they can see well the entire ceremony.
Betrothal The wedding ceremony consists of two parts: the betrothal ceremony and the sacrament of marriage. Exchanging rings is the focus of Betrothal Service. The priest blesses the rings by holding them in his right hand and making the sign of the cross over the heads of the bride and groom. The rings are then placed on the third finger of his right hand. The number of rituals in the ceremony is repeated three times and this symbolizes the Holy Trinity: God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Ceremony of the Sacrament of Matrimony This ceremony consists of several key parts. First, read a few prayers, and as soon as they come to an end, the priest joins the right hand of the bride and groom. Their hands remain joined until the end of the ceremony, which symbolizes the union of the pair.
Coronation The bride and groom are crowned with thin crowns, which are joined together with white ribbon and have been blessed by a priest. The crowns symbolize the glory and honor, which is now God gave them, and the ribbon symbolizes their unity. Common Cup
The wedding follows the reading of the Gospel, which speaks of the marriage of Cana in Galilee. It was at this wedding Jesus performed his first miracle, changing water into wine, which was then given to the couple. Wine gives a pair and each of them drank from it three times. A solemn stroke
A priest leads a couple, three times around the altar - their first steps as a married couple. At the moment, a couple (and anyone standing nearby) is usually showered with rice, which had previously been distributed to wedding guests. The priest often use the Bible to defend him!
Removal of crowns When the Grand Tour has ended, the priest blesses the couple, the crowns are removed and he then separates, reminding them that only God can break the union, in which they have just entered.