OCP Icon of St Gregorious of Parumala Presented to Serbian Orthodox Academy of Fine Arts & Conservation

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on April 20, 2018

in Featured, Featured News, News, OCP Society News

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OCP News Service – 20/4/18


Belgrade-
George Alexander, Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) presented the pan-Orthodox icon of St. Gregory of Parumala to the Academy of Fine Arts and Conservation of the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate during his visit to the institution on 12th, April 2018.

George was received by Natasa Milosevic- (Art Historian- Students Affairs and Services) Academy. He toured the institution to understand its history and functioning structure. Secretary also met with faculty members, students and visited icon workshops and conservation units. Archdeacon Radomir Chief of Information Services Department of the Serbian Patriarchate was present for the occasion.

The OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala (the first canonized Indian Saint) is a symbol of Pan-Orthodox Christian Unity. The icon was written by Eastern Byzantine Orthodox monks and the original is preserved at the OCP Chancellors residence in Chicago.

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OCP News Service

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