Tinos

Tinos is a Greek island situated in the Aegean Sea. It is located in the Cyclades archipelago. In antiquity, Tinos was also known as Ophiussa (from ophis, Greek for snake) and Hydroessa (from hydor, Greek for water).

Paved Alley And Arches in Steni, Tinos island, Greece

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In 1822 vond een non op het heilige eiland Tinos de Megalochari-ikoon, waar een genezende werking vanuit zou gaan. Deze wordt bewaard in de kerk Panagia Evangelistra bovenop de heuvel. Dit ikoon trekt bedevaartgangers vanuit het hele land. Tinos is daarmee het Lourdes van Griekenland. (1991)

Tinos -The church of Panagia Megalochari (Holy Mary of Grace) -Greece

Encased Our Lady of Tinos, Panagía Evangelístria Miracle Working Icon: the Virgin appeared to the nun St. Pelagia and revealed to her the place where the icon was buried. The icon is widely believed to be the source of numerous miracles...almost completely encased in silver, gold, & jewels, and is commonly referred to as the "Megalócharē" ("[She of] Great Grace") or simply the "Chárē Tēs" ("Her Grace"). The icon was at the time thought to be the handwork of St. Luke the Evangelist...

Encased Our Lady of Tinos, Panagía Evangelístria Miracle Working Icon: the Virgin appeared to the nun St. Pelagia and revealed to her the place where the icon was buried. The icon is widely believed to be the source of numerous miracles...almost completely encased in silver, gold, & jewels, and is commonly referred to as the "Megalócharē" ("[She of] Great Grace") or simply the "Chárē Tēs" ("Her Grace"). The icon was at the time thought to be the handwork of St. Luke the Evangelist...

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