Hellenic Orthodox Church of
the Annunciation - Table of Contents
2010 - Interior - Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation
146 West Utica Street, Buffalo, NY 14222
Nave and Sanctuary
Note Greek crosses in coffering
Note the Royal Doors in the center.
Note the Royal Doors at right.
Top tier: Church Feasts tier.
Lower Deisis tier: Annunciation, Archangel Michael, "Mother of God" icons
Lower Deisis tier: Annunciation
Lower Deisis tier: Archangel Michael.
Royal Doors feature the double-headed eagle.
In modern Greece various variations of the two-headed eagles are used in Church flags (based on Byzantine flag patterns) and, officially, by the Greek Army (Coat of Arms of Hellenic Army General Staff).
To the right of the Royal Doors: Christ Pantokrator, Archangel Gabriel, John the Baptist
The pulpit depicts the Four Evangelists
Icons with bas-relief silver covers with exposed, painted faces and hands.
Left: Annunciation ; Right: John the Baptist
Dove represents the Holy Spirit
Archangel Gabriel and Mary
n John the Baptist (Note the camel's hairshirt)