COPY OF THE BLACHERNAE WONDERWORKING ICON TO BE RETURNED TO MOSCOW VYSOKOPETROVSKY MONASTERY

Pravoslavie.ru - 26/7/16 From the eighteenth to the early twentieth century one of three ancient copies of the Blachernae wonderworking icon of the Mother of God was kept at the St. Sergius Church of Moscow Novopetrovsky Monastery. The copy, which was created by orders of Tsar Peter I the Great in 1701, is currently kept at the ...

OCA Chancery celebration honoring St. Sergius Church musicians to be held September 27

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - September 2014 His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and the staff of the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America will host a celebration marking the 700th Anniversary of the birth of Saint Sergius of Radonezh on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Saint Sergius is the patron of the Chancery Chapel. The day will open with the ...