The Pskovo-Pechersk Icon of the MostHoly Mother of God

Commemorated on August 26, May 21, June 23, October 7 and on the 7th Sunday of Pascha

      The Pskovo-Pechersk Icon of the MostHoly Mother of God, named the "Umilenie" or "Tenderness" (1542), is famous particularly for the defense of Pskov and the Pskovo-Pechersk monastery from the army of Stefan Bathory in 1581. Its celebration is made likewise on 21 May, 23 June and 7 October.

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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