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What is this incense gun?

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It's a hand censer. Pendant censers (strung with chains and swung) are only permitted for use by ordained clergy, hence the nun/abbess's rather fancy alternative, complete with bells.
 

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They are also often used for non-Sunday services during Lent as a more solemn alternative to the "chain censer."
 

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Antonis said:
They are also often used for non-Sunday services during Lent as a more solemn alternative to the "chain censer."
And during Holy Week (technically part of Lant but I'm being specific).
It's called πύραυνος in ancient Greek, κατζίον (katzíon) in Byzantine Greek; the Byzantine name is probably a borrowing from Latin. I've heard it as Αθωνικό κατζίον (Athonite katzion)
 

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Nephi said:
lol I saw that video too

Well the answer is already posted.. I guess I am just putting in a spam post today!
 

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WHAT

I was told it was impossible to embed video on this forum!

:mad:
 

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JGHunter said:
WHAT

I was told it was impossible to embed video on this forum!

:mad:
Relax, it's only a screenshot. :p
 

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Arachne said:
JGHunter said:
WHAT

I was told it was impossible to embed video on this forum!

:mad:
Relax, it's only a screenshot. :p
LOL so I see. I didn't even try and test it. I was wondering how he managed to have it preset part way through...
 

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I have one of those handheld burners at home.
 

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JGHunter said:
LOL so I see. I didn't even try and test it. I was wondering how he managed to have it preset part way through...
If you add "&t=5m4s" , for example, to the end of the URL, the video will start playing at that time.
 

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The Fool said:
JGHunter said:
LOL so I see. I didn't even try and test it. I was wondering how he managed to have it preset part way through...
If you add "&t=5m4s" , for example, to the end of the URL, the video will start playing at that time.
It is also a Holy Week censer. If you look at the rubrics for Holy Week at least in the Antiochian tradition, they specify that the Priest is to cense with the Hand Censer at the beginning of the Matins services for Holy Week, (The Bridegroom, Holy Thursday and Holy Friday) and during the Royal Hours on Holy Friday.

Fr. John W. Morris.
 

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LOL, incense gun.
 

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hecma925 said:
LOL, incense gun.
I was hoping to see a picture of one, something crazy like in that one spanish church (or is it in italy?) with the huge censer flying all over the church on a long rope.

(this one)

Average Roman Catholic Laity view!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNK0Thgf3a8

Close up view!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHsenK-vrns
 

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The botafumeiro is awesome.  The hymn sung while this is going on makes the whole thing look odd.  They need to get some Te Deum up in there. 
 

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...and then there's this:

 

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Gunnarr said:
hecma925 said:
LOL, incense gun.
I was hoping to see a picture of one, something crazy like in that one spanish church (or is it in italy?) with the huge censer flying all over the church on a long rope.

(this one)

Average Roman Catholic Laity view!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNK0Thgf3a8

Close up view!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHsenK-vrns
I have my volume on this tablet off so I didn't hear the hymn, but I wasn't expecting to see that massive censer flying everywhere. Wow. Pretty neat though.
 

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Gunnarr said:
hecma925 said:
LOL, incense gun.
I was hoping to see a picture of one, something crazy like in that one spanish church (or is it in italy?) with the huge censer flying all over the church on a long rope.

(this one)

Average Roman Catholic Laity view!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNK0Thgf3a8

Close up view!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHsenK-vrns
We usually use a little spoon to put incense in ours. What would they use, a trowel?  :D
 

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Ah, I wanna see the original youtube video of this hand held "incense gun."

Does anyone have a link. I did a search of youtube, and you will not believe the things I saw. Ugh.
 

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Antonis said:
Gunnarr said:
hecma925 said:
LOL, incense gun.
I was hoping to see a picture of one, something crazy like in that one spanish church (or is it in italy?) with the huge censer flying all over the church on a long rope.

(this one)

Average Roman Catholic Laity view!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNK0Thgf3a8

Close up view!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHsenK-vrns
We usually use a little spoon to put incense in ours. What would they use, a trowel?  :D
More like a bucket. It would be very expensive to fill that BOMB.
 

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Maria said:
Ah, I wanna see the original youtube video of this hand held "incense gun."

Does anyone have a link. I did a search of youtube, and you will not believe the things I saw. Ugh.
The word "this" in the OP is hyperlinked to it.
 

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Maria said:
Ah, I wanna see the original youtube video of this hand held "incense gun."

Does anyone have a link. I did a search of youtube, and you will not believe the things I saw. Ugh.
The link to the video is in my OP. Look for the highlighted "this" or something.
 

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On the topic of this video, I never knew HE Met. Hierotheos of Nafpaktos visited America! I believe that is him in an Ephraim convent here in America.
 

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Antonis said:
On the topic of this video, I never knew HE Met. Hierotheos of Nafpaktos visited America! I believe that is him in an Ephraim convent here in America.
yes it is
 

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Antonis said:
Gunnarr said:
hecma925 said:
LOL, incense gun.
I was hoping to see a picture of one, something crazy like in that one spanish church (or is it in italy?) with the huge censer flying all over the church on a long rope.

(this one)

Average Roman Catholic Laity view!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNK0Thgf3a8

Close up view!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHsenK-vrns
We usually use a little spoon to put incense in ours. What would they use, a trowel?  :D
The large censer is in the Cathedral of St. James in northern Spain.

You put incense in a hand censer the same way that you put it on a regular censer with a small spoon.

Fr. John W. Morris.
 
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