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Sweet kissing Mother of God Παναγία ΄΄η Γλυκοφιλούσα΄΄ (Ι.Μ.Φιλοθέου Άγιον Όρος)

The Panagia Glykophilousa. A Byzantine representation, the Child caresses her cheek while she appears sad, seemingly contemplating his coming Passion. It is one of the icons saved from the Iconoclasts and brought miraculously to Athos.


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This is the oldest Russian icon that was - according to legends - painted by Luke The Evangelist on the board of table at which Jesus, Maria and Joseph have got their dinner. The icon was brought from Jerusalem to Constantinople in the middle of the 5th century.  About 1131 the Greek Patriarch of Constantinople sent the icon as a gift to Grand Duke Yury Dolgoruky, one of the Ruriks.

This is the oldest Russian icon that was - according to legends - painted by…

Two beautiful women!

Mother Teresa and Princess Diana. A phenomenal photo of two exceptional century women. I don't really think that Diana is that special.she is special in our hearts but this picture of her with mother teresa is enchanting.

MOTHER TERESA (1910-1997) as a teen in native Albanian clothing.

MOTHER TERESA (on left) as a teen in native Albanian clothing. Blessed Teresa of born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu (Albanian: [aˈɲɛs ˈɡɔɲdʒa bɔjaˈdʒiu]) and commonly known as Mother.

Mother Teresa and her Brother Frank

This is NOT a photo of Mother Teresa and her Brother Frank. Maria Theresa Wegis was born September 1896 in Cuyama Valley, California. She was the first child of two German immigrants, Franz Sales Wegis and Bernhardine Wilde Wegis.

Young Mother Teresa

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became Mother Teresa Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a girl. She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.

Mother Theresa awarded the Noble Peace Prize 1970s. Her beauty is beneath skin…

Mother Theresa (Dranafile Bojaxhiu) ~~~~ HER work through the Sisters of Charity will live on. You are now seeing the face of God, Blessed Mother Theresa