Monday, December 02, 2019

Icon of the Mother of God

Icon of the Mother of God "Consolation in Grief and Sorrows" , 17th cent. - December 2

The Icon of the Mother of God known as the “Consolation in Grief and Sorrows” Icon is a hinged icon dating to the 17th Century.  According to tradition of the Greek Orthodox Church, the Icon belonged to Patriarch Athanassy of Constantinople....

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Our Lady of Didinia

Our Lady of Didinia (Didinia, Turkey) , 363 - December 2

It was before this shrine of Our Lady of Didinia is in Cappadocia that Saint Basil had begged the Blessed Virgin to remedy the disorders caused by Julian the Apostate. The Saint was granted a vision from Mary, which foretold the death of the empero...

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