Handmade Byzantine Icon of Saint Seraphim of Sarov.
Saint Seraphim was born in Kursk, Russia, and at a young age he became seriously ill. However, with the help of the Virgin Mary, who appeared to him in a dream, he was completely cured.
His great love for God ed him to a monastic life. In 1786, he was ordained a monk in the Monastery of Sarov and a few years later he was ordained a priest. His miraculous power brought many believers to him and Saint Seraphim was always willing to help them.
He passed away peacefully in 1833 while his holy remains were discovered in 1990.
Kontakion of Saint Seraphim of Sarov
Having left the beauty of the world and what is corrupt therein, O Saint, thou didst settle in the Monastery of Sarov. And having lived there an angelic life, thou wast for many the way unto salvation. Wherefore, Christ hath glorified thee, O Father Seraphim, and hath enriched thee with the gift of healing and miracles. And so we cry to thee: Rejoice, O Seraphim, our holy Father.
The Icon of Saint Seraphim of Sarov is an exact copy of Byzantine art and is created by experienced craftsmen using the method of gold printing where hagiographic leaves of 22 karat gold are applied in detail to decorate the background.
During the final processing, the Icon is painted with dark red color around the perimeter and polished with a special varnish to maintain its shine.
It is offered in level or recessed wooden surface and is suitable for wall mounting.
Feast: January 2
Iconographer: Hieromonk Gabriel, Mount Athos
Availability: Made to order, usually ships within 5 to 10 days.
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