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Need an icon for a not-so-well-known saint
« on: February 03, 2018, 12:19:42 PM »
My wife was received into the church last Pascha and I have been really struggling to find an icon of her patron saint, who is Sophia of Thrace, the patroness of orphans.  I have no idea how my wife chose this saint (or how this saint chose her) but none of the major sellers have an icon of St. Sophia.  Does anyone know of some other places to shop? I"m wondering if I may have to go to one of the "old country" stores to get one.  I've already tried skete. com, the GOA bookstore, life n' light and a few things on the internet.  THe ones I have found just look bad and have way too much RC influence.  Thanks for your help in this.
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Re: Need an icon for a not-so-well-known saint
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2018, 01:34:37 PM »
Congratulations, Scamandrius, and to your wife! God grant you both many years.

Here is an option:
https://www.orthodoxmonasteryicons.com/products/venerable-sophia-the-mother-of-orphans-icon
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Re: Need an icon for a not-so-well-known saint
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2018, 02:05:37 PM »
Congratulations.
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How has Antonis not become an Old Calendarist yet?
I thought he had, a few posts ago.

"I hate the poor." --Mor Ephrem

"This is the one from the beginning, who seemed to be new, yet was found to be ancient and always young, being born in the hearts of the saints."
Letter to Diognetus 11.4

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Re: Need an icon for a not-so-well-known saint
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2018, 04:17:24 PM »
These people may know a source.
https://www.stmaryofegypt.org/06_16.html

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Re: Need an icon for a not-so-well-known saint
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2018, 10:17:56 AM »
Thanks everyone for the help.
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