History of the Pochaiv Icon of the Mother of God

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

No one really knows how the Pochaiv Icon of the Mother of God came into existence. Its designer and year and location of creation have all been lost to history.
The written history of the icon begins in 1559, when the Greek metropolitan Neophit donated the icon to a rich landowner named Anna Hoyska. Lady Hoyska [...]

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