Cross sanctified

Krest osvyaschennyy Cross blessing - small Greek cross, placed in a circle, was located at a height of 2.5 meters above the ground on the interior and exterior walls of the church. A total of 24 churches have been a cross - for the three applied red paint on each wall inside the church and to portray the three bas-relief on the external walls. Above the cross attached candlesticks (12 burning candles inside the church symbolized 12 apostles, who were the light of Christianity). These crosses, symbols of Christ, were designed to hazard the devil and his demons, and were an important feature of the ceremony of consecration: the priest raised the ladder, dip the thumb in holy oil, lubricate the cross, then cross under Mahal kadilom.