Made according to the Old Rite style using finely twisted wire, with a small metal tube in the center to hold the wick, they are used regularly at the Hermitage of the Holy Cross.
Our cotton Lamp Wicks are most compatible with these wick holders.
NOTE: Since many people are not familiar with the practical aspects of maintaining an oil lamp, the Hermitage of the Holy Cross has compiled a list of suggestions that has proven to be very helpful in establishing and keeping this pious custom.
These 100% pure beeswax candles are made in the Nativity Convent's candle factory right here on the Hermitage grounds. Bundled in just the right size for individuals or families to use...
These 100% pure beeswax tapers are made in the Nativity Convent's candle factory right here on the Hermitage grounds. Whether it's lighting lamps in church, or reading prayers in a...
These 100% pure beeswax votive candles are made in the Nativity Convent's candle factory right here on the Hermitage grounds. Each one will last approximately 15 hours. 1.75" x 2"...
These simple brass candle holders are the ideal size for our 1/4" candles. Our 3/8" candles will work as well, with a little heating of the candle's base. 3" tall...
Holy Week & Pascha Closure
In observance of Holy Week, Pascha, and Bright Week, the monastery offices and store will be closed between Thursday, April 25 and Monday, May 6. We will begin replying to all messages and filling all orders as soon as possible beginning Tuesday, May 7.