Icon of the Mother of God of Galatea


Commemorated on July 4

The Galatea Icon of the Mother of God is found in Galatea (one of the districts of Constantinople) at Perge.

In honor of the holy icon a monastery was formed, which existed until the seventeenth century.

An exact copy of the icon is located in Moscow in the Church of St. Tikhon.

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