Durability + Design
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

D+D News

Main News Page


Cleric is on a Blessed Roll

Friday, June 20, 2014

More items for Color + Design

Comment | More

The leader of the Romanian Orthodox Church has devised an unusual technique for blessing hard-to-reach areas—a paint roller.

Patriarch Daniel has found himself at the center of media reports around the world due to his paint-roller-wielding sanctifications.

anointing radio station
basilica.ro

Paint rollers aren't just for painters. Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Orthodox Church uses what he calls a "sanctification rod" to bless high walls and ceilings.

In photos released by the church, the leader is shown blessing the new church-owned Trinitas Radio and Television station facilities in Romania with a roller dipped in holy oil. One blogger altered the photo to appear as though the holy leader is endorsing a brand of paint.

A church spokesperson tells news outlets that Patriarch Daniel has used the “sanctification rod” to anoint other spaces before.

The invention is one of the “tools of his trade,” as it helps him to anoint higher walls and ceilings that prove difficult to reach, the spokesperson added.

   

Tagged categories: Brushes and rollers; Paint application; Paint application equipment; Painters

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
Digital Facilities Corporation
 
Manage Paving and Hard Scape Inventories with
FM-Pro
 
FM-Pro™ is designed with a comprehensive paving asset area module to inventory and manage paving and hardscape areas, including system details, and is suited for building owners, paving service providers, consultants, and product suppliers.
 

 
PPG Paints
 
PPG PAINTS™ SPEEDHIDE® INTERIOR LATEX
 
This high-hiding, low-VOC, low-odor paint enables a space to be painted while occupied and delivers the durable product performance professionals require.
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@durabilityanddesign.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 

© Copyright 2012-2018, Technology Publishing Co., All rights reserved