Sat, Mar 9, 2019
Which one is Saint Abigail, more commonly known as St. Gobnait or DeborahSaint Abigail was born in County Clare, Other names of the saint are Gobnait (Gobnet, Gobhnet, Gobnaid, Gobnata, or Gobnatae). Gobnait is Irish for Abigail (“Brings Joy”).
As the patron saint of beekeepers, her name also has been anglicized as Deborah, meaning “Honey Bee.”
Sat, Feb 2, 2019
St Ivan Rilski, hermit John of Rila (Yoan of Rila, in Bulgarian Ivan Rilski)Ivan Rilski, was born around 876 in Skrino, situated in the folds of the Osogovo Mountain near the Struma River (near the town of Dupnitsa). He was a contemporary of Prince Boris (852-889) and his son Vladimir, King Simeon the Great and King Peter. By the age of 25, he was a shepherd. From a fragile age in the soul of Ivan began to develop and sustain the religious faith. At that time churches and monasteries were built throughout Bulgaria.
Mon, Jan 28, 2019
Joy of All Joys Icon. Seraphimo-Diveyevskaya icon of The Most Holy TheotokosThe Tenderness Icon of the Mother of God “the Umilenie (Умиление) ” of Seraphim-Diveevskaya belonged to St. Seraphim of Sarov, was his cell icon.
Thu, Jan 24, 2019
Saint Zlata (Chryse) of Meglen, Holy New Martyr Chryse of Meglen, Saint Zlata of MeglenSt. Zlata displayed a firm faith in Christ and was both chaste and beautiful. A certain Turk was obsessed with her
Once when Zlata went out to get water, the Turks seized her and took her to their home. When one of them urged her to become a Muslim and be his wife, Zlata replied: "I believe in Christ, and Him alone do I know as my Bridegroom. From Him, I will not deny, even if I am broken into pieces.
Sat, Dec 15, 2018
Virgin Mary "Unexpected Joy" Orthodox Christian Icon
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Icon of protection of the Most Holy Mother of God
Mon, Jan 1, 2018
Icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary mother of Jesus with Three Hands
Thu, Aug 3, 2017
Most-Holy Theotokos "She who is quick to hear." icon