St. Seraphim of Sarov was a Russian ascetic and wonderworker who lived at the Sarov Monastery in the 18th century. He is one of the most beloved Orthodox saints of recent times and is credited with acquiring in the fullest measure the grace and the Spirit of God. St. Seraphim taught that the acquisition of the Holy Spirit is the aim of all spiritual life, and if we acquire the Holy Spirit, thousands around us will be saved. The Church commemorates him on January 2nd (O.S.) and on July 19th (O.S.).
The Mother of God "of Tenderness" was held by St. Seraphim in the greatest reverence; ever praying before it in his monastic cell, he named it "Joy of Joys." The Theotokos is depicted with downcast eyes and arms crossed, an example of humility and silent prayer to her Son.
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This small wooden icon features the Kazan Mother of God, Christ Pantocrator and St. Nicholas side by side. An adhesive strip on the back allows you to easily display it...
This beautiful volume is a collection of thirty prayers to Jesus Christ, along with a concluding prayer to God the Father. Intended as a companion volume to Mother of the Light:...
The original "Donskoy" Icon of the Mother of God was painted by Theophan the Greek. On the day of the Kulikovo Battle, the Icon was amidst the Russian army, giving...
Bring the festal joy of the Lord's Nativity into your home with this beautiful, gold embossed icon. 10.5" X 8.25"
UPDATE 3/1: we have once again lost power, perhaps due to the massive flooding that has occurred over the past two days.
UPDATE 2/27: Glory to God, the monastery finally had its power restored last night after an outage of nearly two weeks following the severe ice storm of Feb 15th. However, phones and internet service are still down and the divine services are therefore unable to be live-streamed.
We are working to fulfill orders placed via our online store as quickly as we are able, however our stock has been heavily depleted since production was severely debilitated during the weeks we had only generator power. We appreciate everyone's patience as we are doing our best to run our business during these circumstances.
We are still working to repair all the damage done by the ice storm. This has been greatly aided by the overwhelming outpouring of support from people across the country and even across the world, for which we are extraordinarily grateful. May God richly reward all the hundreds of people who have stepped forward to help us in our time of need!
Above all, we are grateful for everyone's prayers. Please continue to pray for us, and be assured of our unworthy prayers for you!