The Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist of the Lord John, according to the testimony of the the Lord Jesus Christ, was the greatest man ever to have been born of woman, and the foremost of the prophets. By his miraculous conception, spotless life and martyric death, he prepared the way for the manifestation of the Son of God in the flesh, preaching repentance and faith in Christ to those on earth, as well as to those in Hades. The Church glorifies him numerous times throughout the year, also celebrating his memory every Tuesday.
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,...