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 2028
Saints Peter and Paul Written by Saint Augustine 2257
Joy of All Who Sorrow - with coins Written by Site Administrator 2615
Mary of Egypt Written by St Sophronios 2349
John of San Francisco & Shanghai Written by Site Administrator 2169
Nicholas of South Canaan Written by Site Administrator 2470
Icons Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 2919
The Theotokos Written by Archbishop Dmitri 2933
Church Art - Holy Tradition Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 2781
The Saints - Holy Tradition Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 3484
The Glorification of the Saints in the Orthodox Church Written by Fr. Joseph Frawley 3103
Introduction to the Lives of the Saints Written by Ven. Justin Popovich 3452
Peter the Aleut Written by OCA Website 3078
Juvenal, Protomartyr of America Written by OCA Website 3160
Alexander Hotovitzky Written by OCA Website 3063
John Kochurov Written by OCA website 3715
Jacob of Alaska Written by OCA Website 3496
Alexis Toth of America Written by Site Administrator 3297
Raphael of Brooklyn Written by OCA Website 3033
Innocent of Alaska Written by OCA Website 3335
Tikhon of Moscow Written by OCA Website 3175
Herman of Alaska Written by (OCA Website) 5319
Saints of North America Written by Site Administrator 3490
Who was Saint Valentine? Written by Site Administrator 4651
The Cross Written by Site Administrator 3244

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