The Ustiuzhensk Icon of the Mother of God (1290)
Commemorated on July 28
The Ustiuzhensk Icon of the Mother of God (1290), glorified by many miracles, was situated in the city of Ustiuzhna under Novgorod governance (now Vologda district). At the beginning of the XVII Century the inhabitants of Ustiushna, praying for salvation before this holy icon, were delivered from an invasion of the Swedes and Polish by the intercession of the Queen of Heaven.
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.