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Lent 2019

The Icons of Lent page has been updated with this year’s dates. Hopefully the articles within will provide useful. May our Lent be fruitful and productive, ending in the glorious celebration of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ! “The … Continue reading

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Lent 2018

Pascha is early this year and so Lent is rapidly approaching; this Sunday, the 28th of January, marks the Sunday of the Publican of the Pharisee which is just two weeks before the beginning of the Great Fast. As I … Continue reading

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Icon of Saint Nektarios in Rhodes bleeding from hands

  After yesterday’s post about St Phanourios of Rhodes, current news of a potentially wonder-working icon from the same Greek island. According to various sources, an icon of St Nektarios has been bleeding from the hands since December last year … Continue reading

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Lent 2015

February 1 marks the beginning of the Lenten Triodion (the period of preparation before Easter) with the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee. This is a reminder for any readers that there is a page on the Icons for … Continue reading

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Wonder working Icon of the Theotokos thwarts thieves

The Panagia Giatrissa Icon (All-Holy Virgin “the Healer”) is a well-known wonder-working image in Greece. In the early hours of December 24th 2014, another miracle was added to the list attributed to the holy icon.

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Weeping Icons in Ukraine and Russia

Over the past couple of days, a number of websites have been linking to an article I posted a couple of years ago, quoting Fr Seraphim Rose’s words on why icons of the Mother of God weep. The reason for … Continue reading

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Lost for a century | Christ the Bread of Life Icon returns home

On Tuesday September 25, a miracle-working icon was returned to its original home in Sumy, Ukraine after having been lost for over a century. The Icon of Christ the Saviour “Bread of Life” (in Ukrainian: Христа Спасителя «Хліб Життя»), had … Continue reading

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