St. Christopher the Great Martyr of Lycia
Christ is risen! Truly He is risen! St. Christopher the Great Martyr of Lycia - Commemorated on May 9 (http://pravicon.com/images/sv/s2198/s2198005.jpg) The Holy Martyr Christopher lived during the third century and suffered about the year 250, during the reign of the emperor Decius (249-251). There are various accounts of his life and miracles, and he is widely venerated throughout the world. St Christopher is especially venerated in Italy, where people pray to him in times of contagious…
St. Gerasimos of Jordon (Feast day - 4th March) A monk who lived during the fifth century. He attended the 4th Ecumenical Council at Chalcedon in 451 AD. The abbot. The monastery he founded lasted for centuries and is today a place of spiritual pilgrimage in the desert. The Holy Lavra of St. Gerasimos is located in the desert of the Jordan in Jericho and was built by the Saint in 460.
St. Kalliope icon
Orthodox icon of Saint Kalliope, Kalliopi, Calliope. Commemorated June 6th. It is unknown where the Holy Martyr Kalliope was from, who suffered during the years of the Emperor Decius (249-251 AD). She was known for her bodily and spiritual beauty, and also for her clear and deep piety. During the persecution of Christi
Βυζαντινή αγιογραφία: Mιχαήλ Αλεβυζάκης | Oρθόδοξη εκκλησιαστική Τέχνη | Iconographer
Ο Μιχάλης Αλεβυζάκης γεννήθηκε στο Ρέθυμνο της Κρήτης το 1966. Ασχολήθηκε με τη ζωγραφική από το 1984