Saints and Icons

Articles on Saints and Icons

This section of our website, is a collection of articles about saints, their relics, or their icons. We hope to include articles, of special interest to our parish, on the saints who are depicted on our icons, or whose holy relics rest here. Articles on our feast day icons will be included here also.

Besides enhancing the beauty of our church, icons remind and instruct us in matters pertaining to the Christian faith. They can lift us up to the prototypes which they symbolize, to a higher level of thought and feeling, to help transform us and sanctify us. Icons can stimulate us to imitate the virtues of the holy personages depicted on them. They serve as a means of worship and veneration.

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Joy of All Who Sorrow Icon Written by Site Administrator 1600
Saints Peter and Paul Written by Saint Augustine 1924
Joy of All Who Sorrow - with coins Written by Site Administrator 2195
Mary of Egypt Written by St Sophronios 2071
John of San Francisco & Shanghai Written by Site Administrator 1869
Nicholas of South Canaan Written by Site Administrator 2127
Icons Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 2548
The Theotokos Written by Archbishop Dmitri 2535
Church Art - Holy Tradition Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 2451
The Saints - Holy Tradition Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 3120
The Glorification of the Saints in the Orthodox Church Written by Fr. Joseph Frawley 2770
Introduction to the Lives of the Saints Written by Ven. Justin Popovich 3126
Peter the Aleut Written by OCA Website 2760
Juvenal, Protomartyr of America Written by OCA Website 2815
Alexander Hotovitzky Written by OCA Website 2745
John Kochurov Written by OCA website 3271
Jacob of Alaska Written by OCA Website 3152
Alexis Toth of America Written by Site Administrator 2944
Raphael of Brooklyn Written by OCA Website 2748
Innocent of Alaska Written by OCA Website 2946
Tikhon of Moscow Written by OCA Website 2860
Herman of Alaska Written by (OCA Website) 4716
Saints of North America Written by Site Administrator 3117
Who was Saint Valentine? Written by Site Administrator 4191
The Cross Written by Site Administrator 2958

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