Daily Archives: February 11, 2011

Theotokos of Kolzetshan Icon is Found

A wonderworking icon of the Mother of God stolen from Helsinki‚Äôs Uspenski Cathedral, the city’s biggest Orthodox church, in June of last year was recovered on Tuesday. The icon is associated with Saint John of Kronstadt. In the early 20th … Continue reading

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Andrei Rublev | Preaching in Paint

In the dark, violent, and brutish years of medieval Russia, there lived shining examples of God’s grace, who shone all the brighter in contrast with the surrounding shadows. Among these elders, monastics and ascetics lived one man who preached the … Continue reading

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