Saint Dionysius the Areopagite. Greek, 18th century
Double-Sided Pendant Icon with the Virgin and Christ Pantokrator Date: ca. 1100 Geography: Made in, Constantinople Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold, cloisonné enamel Dimensions: Overall: 1 5/16 x 15/16 x 1/16in. (3.3 x 2.4 x 0.2cm) Thickness: 1/16 x 1 5/16in. (0.2 x 3.3cm) Accession Number: 1994.403 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
icon corner, or tree
Altars: Home #Altar.
The Didache , (early christianity, catholic, orthodox christianity, the twelve apostles early christians, didache)
Hail Holy Queen (The Salve Regina): Detail of Coronation of the Virgin (c. 1311), from the Workshop of Duccio di Buoninsegna. Gold and tempera on panel, 51.5 x 32 cm. Budapest, Szepmuveszeti Muzeum.
A popular print of an Orthodox icon.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
The 'milk-giver' icon ... On July 3, the Icon of the Virgin “Galaktotrophousa” (Γαλακτοτροφουσα, meaning “the Milk-Giver”) is celebrated. The Icon shows the Mother of God breast-feeding Christ. Not many modern icons use this composition, which may hide just how ancient and widespread this icon really is. The specific Icon celebrated on July 3 (and January 12) dates from the 6th century A.D. ...
In the fifth century Attila attacked Paris. The men intended to defend Lutetia, the island on which the Notre Dame cathedral today stands. But at the sight of Attila’s hordes they lost spirit. A young woman, the thirty-year-old Genovefa approached them and declared: “Do not be afraid, but turn to fasting and prayer, and ask God to be saved!” Though they laughed at her, she again admonished them: “Call upon our Heavenly Father, take hold of the arms of prayer and fasting. I predict to you tha...
a great book for children, from Conciliar Press.
31 dec 11. St Ephraim of Nea Makri ... considered a patron for drug addicts, suicides and those in despair or frightened.
Akathist to the Mother of God. The Inexhaustible Cup. #goddess
St. John Maximovitch
Armenian icon, circa 1722.
“Suffer little children to come unto me, for of such is the Kingdom of God.” (Luke 18:16)
Blessed Silence. Russian, 19th century
1357 Lorenzo Veneziano ~ The Lion Polyptych
The miraculous icon of the Theotokos of Kozeltshan before theft from Uspenski Cathedral (Helsinki, Finland). The icon is associated with Saint John of Kronstadt. http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/02/icon-of-theotokos-of-kozeltshan-is.html