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) 4343
Protection of the Holy Virgin Written by (unknown) 4922
Icon of the Ascension of Our Lord Written by Site Administrator 8180
Icon of the Transfiguration Written by Site Administrator 6693
St. Alexander the Patriarch of Constantinople Written by Site Administrator 6551
Venerable John the Long-Suffering of the Kiev Near Caves Written by Site Administrator 6246
The Human Icon Written by Fr. Thomas Hopko 4631
Alypius the Iconographer of the Kiev Near Caves Written by Site Administrator 5861
Philaret Metropolitan of Moscow Written by Site Administrator 5791
Nicolas Sviatosha of Chernigov Written by Site Administrator 3976
Nestor the Chronicler of the Kiev Caves Written by Site Administrator 7318
Hypatius the Healer of the Caves Written by Site Administrator 4263
Theodore the Silent of the Caves Written by Site Administrator 5015
Isaac the Recluse of the Kiev Near Caves Written by Site Administrator 5691
Euphrosyne Abbess of Polotsk Written by Site Administrator 7374
Venerable Ignatius of the Caves Written by Site Administrator 4313
Venerable Ignatius Bishop of Rostov Written by Site Administrator 4319
Basil the Blessed Written by Site Administrator 5560
Venerable Alexis the Man of God Written by Site Administrator 6713
Orthodox Veneration of the Mother of God Written by St. John Maximovitch 12458
Icon of the Righteous Ancestor of God, Anna Written by Site Administrator 4456
Icon of Saint Nicholas of Myra Written by Site Administrator 6233
Icon of the Annunciation to the Theotokos Written by Site Administrator 6104
Icon of the Entrance of the Theotokos in the Temple Written by Site Administrator 7096
Icon of the Presentation (Meeting) of Our Lord Written by Site Administrator 6378

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