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 1416
Saints Peter and Paul Written by Saint Augustine 1796
Joy of All Who Sorrow - with coins Written by Site Administrator 2028
Mary of Egypt Written by St Sophronios 1970
John of San Francisco & Shanghai Written by Site Administrator 1737
Nicholas of South Canaan Written by Site Administrator 1978
Icons Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 2383
The Theotokos Written by Archbishop Dmitri 2367
Church Art - Holy Tradition Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 2313
The Saints - Holy Tradition Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 2959
The Glorification of the Saints in the Orthodox Church Written by Fr. Joseph Frawley 2615
Introduction to the Lives of the Saints Written by Ven. Justin Popovich 2987
Peter the Aleut Written by OCA Website 2611
Juvenal, Protomartyr of America Written by OCA Website 2687
Alexander Hotovitzky Written by OCA Website 2609
John Kochurov Written by OCA website 3123
Jacob of Alaska Written by OCA Website 3002
Alexis Toth of America Written by Site Administrator 2784
Raphael of Brooklyn Written by OCA Website 2628
Innocent of Alaska Written by OCA Website 2784
Tikhon of Moscow Written by OCA Website 2725
Herman of Alaska Written by (OCA Website) 4449
Saints of North America Written by Site Administrator 2970
Who was Saint Valentine? Written by Site Administrator 3626
The Cross Written by Site Administrator 2838

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