as well as EVERY SATURDAY in AUGUST
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Also known as Byzantine, crosses are worn by Eastern Orthodox Christians, both Greek and Russian. In addition to the slanted footrest, they feature the "IC" and "XC", which are shorthand in Greek for "Jesus Christ".
The "IC" is the first and last letter of ISOUS; the squiggly line indicating that this is an abbreviation. The "XC" is the first and last letter of CHRISTOS.