Orthodox Church of the Mother of God

Joy of all the Sorrowful - Mays Landing, NJ (f. 1966)

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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Saint Romanus the Melodist Written by (unknown) 5027
Protection of the Holy Virgin Written by (unknown) 6075
Icon of the Ascension of Our Lord Written by Site Administrator 9448
Icon of the Transfiguration Written by Site Administrator 7861
St. Alexander the Patriarch of Constantinople Written by Site Administrator 7434
Venerable John the Long-Suffering of the Kiev Near Caves Written by Site Administrator 7171
The Human Icon Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 5136
Alypius the Iconographer of the Kiev Near Caves Written by Site Administrator 6466
Philaret Metropolitan of Moscow Written by Site Administrator 6423
Nicolas Sviatosha of Chernigov Written by Site Administrator 4392
Nestor the Chronicler of the Kiev Caves Written by Site Administrator 7948
Hypatius the Healer of the Caves Written by Site Administrator 4648
Theodore the Silent of the Caves Written by Site Administrator 5438
Isaac the Recluse of the Kiev Near Caves Written by Site Administrator 6230
Euphrosyne Abbess of Polotsk Written by Site Administrator 8197
Venerable Ignatius of the Caves Written by Site Administrator 4705
Venerable Ignatius Bishop of Rostov Written by Site Administrator 4729
Basil the Blessed Written by Site Administrator 6094
Venerable Alexis the Man of God Written by Site Administrator 7366
Orthodox Veneration of the Mother of God Written by St. John Maximovitch 14718
Icon of the Righteous Ancestor of God, Anna Written by Site Administrator 4898
Icon of Saint Nicholas of Myra Written by Site Administrator 6875
Icon of the Annunciation to the Theotokos Written by Site Administrator 6942
Icon of the Entrance of the Theotokos in the Temple Written by Site Administrator 8018
Icon of the Presentation (Meeting) of Our Lord Written by Site Administrator 7166

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