St. Mamas, protector of animals icon
Orthodox icon of Saint Mamas. Protector Saint of : Adopted Children and their parents, Animals. Commemorated September 2. The Holy Great Martyr Mamas was born in Paphlagonia, Asia Minor in the third century of pious and illustrious parents, the Christians Theodotus and Rufina. The parents of the saint were arrested by
Holy Martyrs Acindynus, Pegasius, Aphthonius, Elpidephorus, and Anempodistus: Contested in Persia about the year 330, in the reign of Sapor (Shapur) II. Persian Christians, confessed Christ before the King, and were put to many torments. Aphthonius and Elpidephorus, drawn to the Faith of Christ through the Martyrs, were beheaded with another 7,000. Saints Acindynus, Pegasius, and Anempodistus were at last burned to death. Two churches were dedicated in their honour in Constantinople.
Saint Nektarios of Aegina Hand-Painted Icon - BlessedMart
Beautiful hand-painted icon of Saint Nektarios of Aegina. We take time and carefully photograph each icon. Please check out all photos! Size: 28cm x 20cm x 2cm (11.02" x 7.87" x 0.79") Materials: tempera, gold leaf, solid wood, varnish Technique: egg tempera , gilding