An Icon of Christ's Maternal Lineage
The above fresco, which is found in the Chapel of Saint George at the Parish Church of Saint Kosmas in Nea Philadelphia outside Athens, depicts Saint Maria, the great-grandmother of our Lord, holding in her lap her daughter Saint Anna, the grandmother of our Lord, who holds in her lap her daughter the Virgin Mary, the mother of our Lord, who holds in her lap her Son and our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ.
Saint Isidora the Fool For Christ
Nun Isidora the Fool-for-Christ (6th cent Egypt) pretended to be insane in order to fulfill the Scripture “Whosoever of you believes that he is wise by the measure of this world, may he become a fool, so as to become truly wise.” She took abuse from all nuns. At that time, Saint Pitirim had a vision to seek the nun with a crown on her head, who was holier than him. He found Isidora; all nuns confessed the torments they had inflicted. She couldn't bear their kindness and left in secret. (May…
Ss. Myrrhbearers icon
Orthodox icon of the Holy Myrrhbearers. Commemorated May 19 and the second Sunday following Pascha. Holy Myrrh-bearing women Sts Mary Magdalene (July 22), Mary the wife of Clopas, Joanna (June 27), Salome, mother of the sons of Zebedee (August 3), Martha and Mary, sisters of Lazarus (June 4). The myrrh-bearers had brou
Οσία Μεθοδία Κιμώλου St.Methodía de isla Kimolos. 5 Οκτωβρίου. lies in the church Panayía Odiyítria
Οσία Μεθοδία (1861-1908) Ο βίος της Οσίας Μεθοδίας-βίντεο για παιδιά- ηχητικό συναξάρι Στους δύο τελευταίους αιώνες, οι Κυκλάδες έδωσαν τέσσερις άγιες μορφές στην Εκκλησία μας: τον Όσιο Νικόδημο τον Αγιορείτη από τη Νάξο, τον Όσιο Αρσένιο από την Πάρο, την Οσία Πελαγία από την Τήνο και την Οσία του 20ου αιώνα Μεθοδία από την Κίμωλο.…