Our righteous father John of Kronstadt was an archpriest of the Russian Orthodox Church serving at St. Andrew's Cathedral in Kronstadt. Here, he greatly committed himself to charity, especially for those who were remote from the church, and traveled extensively throughout the Russian empire. He was already greatly venerated at the time of his repose, and was glorified by the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia in 1964 and by the Russian Orthodox Church in 1990.
A fervent practitioner of prayer and a spiritual phenomenon in his own time, his feast days are commemorated on December 20 and October 19.
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From Sofrino: a triptych icon fronted with ornate Russian crosses, opening into a wonderful classic icon of the Nativity of the Lord. 10" x 7.5" x 1/4"Main icon 5" x 7.5"
The traditional Deisis (Greek: supplication) icon features an image of Christ enthroned, carrying a book, and surrounded on either side by the Virgin Mary and St. John the Baptist. They are shown facing towards Christ...
St. Seraphim of Sarov was a Russian ascetic and wonderworker who lived at the Sarov Monastery in the 18th century. He is one of the most beloved Orthodox saints...