June 28 – Icon of the Three Hands; Iranaeus

The Theotokos of the Three Hands (VIII cent.) is not, strictly speaking, a person, but an icon. Many icons have their own days in the Orthodox calendar—because they were made famous by defeating an enemy in war, for streaming myrrh, for healing some famous person, or something along those lines. St. John of Damascus was… Continue reading June 28 – Icon of the Three Hands; Iranaeus