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Parish Leaflet: Blessed Xenia of St Petersburg

The only record of “vital statistics” that has been left to us concerning Blessed Xenia is the epitaph on her gravestone:   In the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Here rests the body of the servant of God, Xenia Grigorievna, Wife of the imperial chorister, Colonel Andrei Theodorovich Petrov. Widowed at the […]

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The Miraculous Icon of The Mother of God of Iveron (Panagia Portraitissa)i

Myrrh-Streaming Icon of the Mother of God

The Tradition The original Miraculous Icon of the Iveron Mother of God is on Mount Athos (known also as Agion Oros – Greek for the “Holy Mountain”).   Many years later this Icon appeared on the Holy Mountain (“in a pillar of fire” as Athonite tradition recounts) from the sea, close by the Iveron monastery. […]

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