Icon of St Nicholas Visits the Monastery of Saint John

On Monday February 2/15, the feast of the Meeting of the Lord into the Temple, the Myrrh-Streaming Icon of Saint Nicholas the Myrrh-streamer of Myra in Lycia, visited the Holy Monastery of Saint John Maximovitch of San Francisco, in Cobleskill, New York. The myrrh streaming from the icon of Saint Nicholas has worked numerous miracles, and many of the miracles can be attested to by faithful of our Holy Metropolis.

It was a blessed day.

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Orthodox Awareness

The Message of Patriarch Theodore of Alexandra Upon the Feast of Ramadan

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Missions

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