Tag Archives: Wonderworking Icon

Surety of Sinners Icon

The Surety of Sinners (Споручница грешных) Icon of the Theotokos is a Russian image which was revealed as wonder-working during the middle of the 19th century. It gets it name from the inscription found on the icon: “I am the … Continue reading

Posted in History, Icons of Christ, The Theotokos | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Miraculous Icon of Tsar Nicholas in St. Petersburg

Believers have gathered today (Feb 17) at an Orthodox fair in the former imperial capital of Saint Petersburg to venerate a miracle-working icon of Russia’s last Tsar, Nicholas II The Royal-Martyr was shot by the Bolsheviks after the 1917 revolution … Continue reading

Posted in History, News, Special Icons, The Saints | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Theotokos of Kolzetshan Icon is Found

A wonderworking icon of the Mother of God stolen from Helsinki’s 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

Posted in News, Special Icons, The Theotokos | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Theotokos Icon of Unexpected Joy

In the writings of St. Dimitri of Rostov there is an instructive narrative about a certain sinner who unexpectedly experienced the joy of repentance before an icon of the Mother of God. This event became so beloved of the Russian … Continue reading

Posted in Didactic Icons, History, Special Icons, The Theotokos | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Kiev Caves Icon of the Dormition of the Theotokos

The Mother of God herself entrusted the Icon of the Dormition to four Byzantine architects, who in 1073 brought the icon to Sts. Anthony and Theodosius of the Caves. Continue reading

Posted in History, Special Icons, The Theotokos | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in History, Special Icons, The Theotokos | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments