The Kazan icon was discovered on July 8, 1579, in the city of Kazan, after the Theotokos herself revealed its location. The icon was credited with helping Russia to repel numerous invasions throughout its history. Her feast is celebrated on July 8th and October 22nd (O.S.)
This is the main icon of the Theotokos on the Hermitage iconostasis and was painted by a monk at the Hermitage.
Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg was married early in life to a colonel, but his sudden and unexpected death left her widowed at the young age of 26. Realizing in...
Featuring a central icon of "Christ the Ruler of All" flanked by the Kazan icon of the Mother of God and an icon of St. Nicholas. Each icon is 1.5"...
This icon is suggestive of Christ's divine presence and watchfulness ("Behold the Bridegroom comes in the middle of the night...") during Holy Week and His selfless love for His Bride,...