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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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St Ephraim Prostrating Icon

Parish Leaflet: Prayer, Feasts, and Fasts, Part 2

By St. Philaret, the Metropolitan of New York   One of the greatest and most painfully evident deficiencies of our contemporary life is our inability to celebrate our feasts in a Christian manner. Our lives are ordered in such a way that interests of a purely worldly character dominate them. Jobs, worry over income and shallow […]

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