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) 3378
Protection of the Holy Virgin Written by (unknown) 4008
Icon of the Ascension of Our Lord Written by Site Administrator 6397
Icon of the Transfiguration Written by Site Administrator 5173
St. Alexander the Patriarch of Constantinople Written by Site Administrator 5219
Venerable John the Long-Suffering of the Kiev Near Caves Written by Site Administrator 4796
The Human Icon Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 3814
Alypius the Iconographer of the Kiev Near Caves Written by Site Administrator 5008
Philaret Metropolitan of Moscow Written by Site Administrator 4855
Nicolas Sviatosha of Chernigov Written by Site Administrator 3378
Nestor the Chronicler of the Kiev Caves Written by Site Administrator 6154
Hypatius the Healer of the Caves Written by Site Administrator 3555
Theodore the Silent of the Caves Written by Site Administrator 4337
Isaac the Recluse of the Kiev Near Caves Written by Site Administrator 4649
Euphrosyne Abbess of Polotsk Written by Site Administrator 6083
Venerable Ignatius of the Caves Written by Site Administrator 3716
Venerable Ignatius Bishop of Rostov Written by Site Administrator 3682
Basil the Blessed Written by Site Administrator 4691
Venerable Alexis the Man of God Written by Site Administrator 5686
Orthodox Veneration of the Mother of God Written by St. John Maximovitch 9193
Icon of the Righteous Ancestor of God, Anna Written by Site Administrator 3553
Icon of Saint Nicholas of Myra Written by Site Administrator 5049
Icon of the Annunciation to the Theotokos Written by Site Administrator 4630
Icon of the Entrance of the Theotokos in the Temple Written by Site Administrator 5572
Icon of the Presentation (Meeting) of Our Lord Written by Site Administrator 5217

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