The Okonsk Icon of the Mother of God
Commemorated on July 30
The Okonsk Icon of
the Mother of God, by tradition, was received by the Gruzian (Georgian)
emperor Vakhtang IV from Jerusalem and initially it was situated at the Gaenat
monastery in Gruzia. The Gruzian emperor's son George Alexandrovich transferred
the holy icon to the cathedral church of the village of Lyskov, Nizhegorod
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.