Tag Archives: Archangel Michael

Archangel Michael at Chonae | Icon of a Miracle

The Orthodox Church not only celebrates special events during the Incarnation of Christ (Christmas, Epiphany, Easter, Ascension etc.), but also miraculous events that happened after the time described in the New Testament. This demonstrates that the time of miracles has … Continue reading

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The Divinely-Revealed Appearance of Angels in Icons

Talk of God, of Jesus, and of the Saints may diminish, but the subject of angels always manages to capture popular imagination. They have a commonly understood form (a person with halo and wings) and so are not too abstract, … Continue reading

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About the Chernobyl Saviour Icon

The Chernobyl Saviour Icon was recently transferred from the Ukraine to Japan, so that it may rest in an Orthodox church there. The act was done out of the Ukrainians’ solidarity with their Orthodox brethren in Japan in light of … Continue reading

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