January 31, 2015, 04:56:12 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Reminder: No political discussions in the public fora.  If you do not have access to the private Politics Forum, please send a PM to Fr. George.
   Home   Help Calendar Contact Treasury Tags Login Register  
Pages: 1   Go Down
Author Topic: 'Kursk Icon to revisit Russia'  (Read 293 times) Average Rating: 0
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Site Supporter
Offline Offline

Faith: Orthodox
Jurisdiction: GOAA
Posts: 15,368

« on: December 11, 2010, 11:56:29 PM »

The Kursk Icon of the Mother of God, also called the Kursk Root icon, is due to come to Russia and Ukraine, and possibly Kazakhstan, in visits to various churches during 2011.

From the 'Voice of Russia' article:
Legend has it that in the 14th century the Tatar-Mongol invaders cut the icon in two but when an Orthodox priest put the parts together they miraculously become one again.

Other information here: http://orthodoxwiki.org/Kursk_Root_icon


He will come again with glory to judge the living and the dead. His kingdom will have no end.
Tags: Kursk Icon  Mother of God  reverence  Visit  
Pages: 1   Go Up
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.034 seconds with 27 queries.