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The Moscow eparchy

The city of Moscow

The Moscow Kremlin:

The Assumption Patriarchal cathedral

There are miracle-working and revered icons of:

The Petrovsky icon of the Holy Mother of God ;

The icon of St. Great Martyr George the Triumphant ;

The icon of The St. Archstrategist Michael ;

The icon of the Saviour – “Spas with Golden Hair”;

The icon of the Saviour – “Spas with ardent eyes”.

In the north side-altar there are the holy relics of St. Peter, St. Pheognost.

In the north-west corner there rest the holy relics of St. Jonas, Metropolitan of Moscow and All Russia.

At the north wall there rest under a bushel the holy relics of St. Macary, Metropolitan of Moscow and All Russia.

At the south doors there rest the holy relics of St. Great Martyr Philip, Metropolitan of Moscow and All Russia.

At the south wall there rest under a bushel the holy relics of St.Job, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.

At the west wall there rest the holy relics of St. Great Martyr Hermogen, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.

At the south-west corner there rest under a bushel the holy relics of Stt. Cyprian and Photy.

The St. Archstrategist Michael cathedral .

There is a miracle-working icon of the Holy Mother of God “Blessed Heaven”.

The holy relics of St. Prince Michael of Chernigov and his boyar Pheodor, who were killed as martyrs in Golden Horde in 1245, rest in the altar.

The holy relics of St. Prince Dimitry Donskoy rest under a bushel.

The holy relics of St. Princess Evdokiya (conventual name Evphrosiniya) have been recently found in the vault.

The holy relics of St. Prince Dimitry of Uglich rest in a shrine.

The Annunciation cathedral .

Among the revered relics there are:

The icon of The Saviour The Most Merciful;

The Annunciation icon.

The icon of The Saviour above the entrance to the north gallery is revered as miracle-working .

The Red Square.

There are the holy relics of St. Blessed Basil, yurodivy "in Christ", and St. Blessed John, yurodivy "in Christ", in the Protecting Veil of the Holy Mother of God cathedral “na rvu”(over the ditch) – the St. Blessed Basil church .

The Moscow monasteries.

The St. Daniel monastery .

There is a shrine with a piece of the holy relics of St. Prince Daniel of Moscow in the monastery . There is a shrine with the holy relics of St. George Daniilovsky in the Protecting Veil of the Holy Mother of God cathedral .

The miracle-working icon of St. Seraphim of Sarov with a piece of his holy relics, a piece of stone he prayed on, his mantle and beads are in the church of his name.

The following icons shed chrism in the monastery :

The icon of St. Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologist in the Stt. Fathers of 7 Ecumenical Councils;

The icon of St. Sabbath Storozhevsky in the Brethren refectory.

The Donskoy monastery .

The holy relics of St. Tikhon , Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia rest in the Small cathedral of the Don icon of the Holy Mother of God.

The revered “ Donskaya”(Don) icon of the Holy Mother of God is in the altar of the Big cathedral of the Don icon of the Holy Mother of God.

Another revered copy of the Don icon of the Holy Mother of God, survived in a fire in 1991 is in an icon case under the canopy in the Small cathedral of the Don icon of the Holy Mother of God.

Other revered icons are;

Miracle-working icons of the Holy Mother of God “Pheodorovskaya” and “Znameniye”(Korennaya of Kursk), chrism-shedding mosaic icon of St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker in the Levchenko’St. burial-vault in the monastery cemetry.

The Conception of St. Anna convent .

The holy relics of Stt. Yulianiya and Evpraksiya, the foundresses of the monastery .

The revered icons are:

The miracle-working icon of the Holy Mother of God “Milostivaya” (Gracious);

The chrism-shedding icon of St. Great Martyr George the Triumphant .

The Novospassky (New-Saviour) monastery .

There is the “Vsetsaritsa”(The Queen of queens) icon of the Holy Mother of God brought from Athos island, that is famous for many miraculous healings.

Especially revered is votary Dosipheya’s burial-vault.

The Moscow churches

In the St. Archstrategist Michael church in Devitchye field there are chrism-shedding icons of:

The Kazan icon of the Holy Mother of God;

The Iberian icon of the Holy Mother of God ;

The “Semistrelnaya”(7 Arrows) icon of the Holy Mother of God ;

The Not Made by Hands Icon of Saviour ;

St. Great Martyr Panteleimon;

St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker ;

A paper icon of the Saviour and the Holy Mother of God “Znameniye”;

All Saints.

In the Epiphany cathedral there are the miracle-working Kazan icon of the Holy Mother of God and “Umileniye” (Deep Emotion) in front of which St. Seraphim of Sarov prayed. The holy relics of St. Alexy, Metropolitan of Moscow are revered in the cathedral .

The chrism-shedding “Skoroposlushnitsa” icon of the Holy Mother of God is in the Stt. Vera, Nadezhda, Lyubov, and Sophia church in the Miussky cemetry.

The miracle-working “Looking-for the Lost” icon of the Holy Mother of God is in the Resurrection church in Uspensky vrazhek st.

The revered icons of the Holy Mother of God – Akhtyrskaya, Ierusalimskaya(Jerusalem), “Znameniye”, Gephsimanskaya, “Skoroposlushnitsa”, Kazanskaya(Kazan) are in the Resurrection church in Arbat st.

The Moscow Bogolyubskaya icon of the Holy Mother of God notable for many miraculous healings during the ulcer epidemic is in the “Znameniye”icon of the Holy Mother of God church .

The icons of the Almighty Lord with praying St. Sergius of Radonezh and Varlaam of Khutyn, the miracle-working icon of St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker , the chrism-shedding icon of St. Martyr John the Warrior are in the church of St. Martyr John the Warrior in Yakimanka st.

The miracle-working icon of the Holy Mother of God “Unexpected Pleasure” is in the St. Prophet Iliya church in Obydenny lane.

Especially revered are the icon of St. Seraphim of Sarov, painted by St. Martyr Seraphim (Chichagov), the icon of The Saviour in a white tunic and “ St. Seraphim of Sarov’s Prayer on the stone.”

There are the Kazan and Sovreign icons of the Holy Mother of God in the Kazan icon of the Holy Mother of God church in Kolomenskoye village.

There are chrism-shedding icons of St. Mitrophany, the Protecting Veil of the Holy Mother of God , Stt. Superior Apostles Peter and Paul, St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker , the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God in the St. Mitrophany of Voronezh church .

The miracle-working icon of the Holy Mother of God “Sporutchnitsa greshnykh” (A Guarantee of the Sinful” notable for cholera healings is in the St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker church in Khamovniki district.

The miracle-working icon of the Holy Mother of God “Sooth me” is in the St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker church in Kuznetsy district.

More than 40 icons shed chrism for 2 years in the St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker church and attached to it the St. Prince Vladimir baptismal church.

The holy relics of St. Alexy Metchev rest in the St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker church in Klenniky district.

The chrism-shedding Kazan icon of the Holy Mother of God is in the St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker church in Verkhniye Sadovniky district.

The chrism-shedding icon of St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker is in the St. Nicolas Miracle-Worker church in Pyzhy district.

The miracle-working icons of St. Alexy, God’s Man, St. Longin and the Transfiguration are in the Transfiguration church in Bolshaya Ordynka st.

The holy relics of St. Confessor Roman (Medved) rest in the Protecting Veil of the Holy Mother of God church on Lyshekova gora (hill).

The miracle-working “All Grievers’ Pleasure”icon of the Holy Mother of God is in the Birth of St. John the Baptist in Ivanovskoye district.

The Kiisky Cross made by Patriarch Nicon in 1656 is in the St. Sergius of Radonezh church in Krapivniky district. There are 97 pieces of the holy relics of the Saints on the exterior side, and 300 – on the other side.

The miracle-working Kosinskaya (Modenskaya) icon of the Holy Mother of God is in the Assumption church in Kosino district.

The revered “Troerutchitsa” icon of the Holy Mother of God is in the Assumption church in Gontchary district.

There are saint springs:

Near the Birth of the Holy Mother of God church in Krylatskoye district at the place of the discovery of the “Rudnenskaya” icon of the Holy Mother of God ;

In Golosovoy gully in Kolomenskoye district – in honor of St. Great Martyr George the Triumphant ;

At the Holy Trinity church in Troitskoye-Golenishchevo district ;

At the Not Made by Hands Icon of Saviour church near the Setyn river in Kuntsevo cemetery;

At the Exaltation of the Holy Cross church in Altuphyevo district – in honor of St. Macary Zheltovodsky.



17/05/2008
7511 year
from creation of world



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