Icon of the Mother of God of Igor


Icon of the Mother of God of IgorCommemorated on June 5

The holy Passion-Bearer and Great Prince of Kiev Igor Ol’govich prayed before this icon during the last moments of his life in the chapel of St. John the Theologian in the Dormition Cathedral of the Kiev Caves Lavra. This icon was of old Greek origin, and had an inscription saying that it belonged to St. Igor.

By permission of the Orthodox Church in America (www.oca.org)