St. Seraphim of Sarov held this image of the Mother of God in the greatest reverence, praying before it in his monastic cell and naming it "Joy of Joys." The Theotokos is depicted with downcast eyes and arms crossed, an example of humility and silent prayer to Her Son.
This icon was painted by a Hermitage monk and is the main icon of the Theotokos in Archimandrite Seraphim's icon corner.
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,...