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 Stony Lake. The Kiev icon "Support to the Humble "
is a copy of XIX century.
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 Icon 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 Child.
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.
Feast of this icon is celebrated at 29 September.