At 31th August the Capital
of Russia met the wonderworking icon of the Blessed Virgin, named
"Support to the Humble" ("Prizri na smirenie").
The Icon of the Mother of God "Support
to the Humble" appeared in the year 1420 in the Pskov lands at
The Kiev icon "Support to
the Humble " is a copy of XIX century.
In autumn 1992 this icon was handed
over to the St.Vvedensky Monastery (of Holy Presentation of the Blessed
Virgin) in Kiev by schema-monastic Pheodora (+ 1994).
The icon has at once attracted
the attention of believers by its extraordinary beauty and bright
colors. People were praying before this icon for hours.
But one day hegumen Damian, the abbot of community, noticed
that the icon, that was placed into the wooden frame under glass,
become darker. When the glass was removed, they've revealed
that the bright colors of the icons have not changed, but on
the reverse side of the glass appeared a non-hand-made silvery
imprint, exactly repeating the image of Mother of God and a
Soon appeared wonders, working
from the icon - first of them was a miraculous healing of the
pregnant woman from hepatitis, that was a death threat to the
baby carried in her womb.
icon was placed in Danilovsky Monastery in Moscow.
At 18th September the priests
of our parish were blessed to hold a public prayer (molebin) in
the St. Troitsky Cathedral (of Holy Trinity) of Donskoy Monastery
before the Wonderworking icon.
Molebin with acathistus has
been hold with a great inspiration. Most of the praying people were
the parishioners of our church, despite that people are constantly
coming to the icon. Many of them were with their families, with
children. We've thanked our Lord and His Holy Mother for our harmonious
and friendly parish!
We'll keep this molebin in our
hearts for a long time. Many people came more and more in the next
days to pour out their sorrows before the Blessed Virgin.
Feast of this icon is celebrated
at 29 September. It was accompanied from Moscow at 14th