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Tree of the Virgin | Russia’s Best Loved Icons of Mary

The day after a major feast is often dedicated to a person who plays a central role in the preceding day’s narrative. For example, the day after the Theophany, Christ’s baptism, is dedicated to John the Baptist; whilst the day … Continue reading

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The Pochaev Icon of the Mother of God

That Icons draw us into the heavenly realm is miraculous enough; yet because of the faithlessness of people throughout history, God has continued to work miracles through material objects, including Holy Images. This is just one story about one miracle, performed through one single Icon: the Pochaev Icon of the Mother of God. Continue reading

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