With a radiant face and a quiet voice, St. Matrona received all who came to seek divine consolation through her presence. People of all ages and conditions thronged around her to ask her advice and her prayers. She fell asleep in peace in 1952. To this day, the faithful line up by the thousands to venerate her miracle-working relics located at the monastery of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God in Moscow.
Painted by a monk at the Hermitage
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