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The Icon of the Nevskaya Mother of God
Quick to Hear

By Gennady Belovolov Translated by Sergio Tancredo Sette Camara E Silva

The Icon of the Nevskaya Mother of God
Paperback, 96 pages
Published: 22nd November 2010
ISBN: 9780884651857
Status: Available
Format: 7in x 5in
$9.95

Category: Saint's Lives and Biographies

This small but expansive work is a window into churchly culture as the reader is drawn into the journey of the Mt. Athos Icon of the Mother of God "Quick to Hear" to Russia in 1877. Through God's grace a new and distinct icon emerged, now recognised as the Nevskaya Icon of the Mother of God "Quick to Hear." This God protected icon survived both a fire and the destruction of churches under communism. In 1958 it was moved to the St Alexander Nevsky Lavra in St. Petersburg.  Many Orthodox believers attribute the saving of Leningrad from Nazi’s to this icon. This book will inspire the reader with stories of the help and consolation given through it to faithful from all walks of life: farmers, merchants, homemakers, soldiers, dukes, and duchesses; including the much loved St Elizabeth the New Martyr.

The icon of the Mother of God “Quick to Hear” is widely venerated throughout the Orthodox world. A copy of the icon was brought from Mount Athos to Russia in 1877. This God protected icon survived both a fire and the destruction of churches under communism. In 1958 it was moved to its current resting place at the St Alexander Nevsky Lavra in St. Petersburg.

This book offers a short history of its place in the life of the Russian Orthodox Church and recounts some of the miracles associated with its veneration. It will inspire the reader with stories of the help and consolation given through it to faithful from all walks of life: farmers, merchants, homemakers, soldiers, dukes, and duchesses; including the much loved St Elizabeth the New Martyr. Today, as always, the Mother of God continues to console, help and strengthen those who petition her help through the veneration of the Nevskaya icon “Quick to Hear”.

 



Foreword 

The Translation of the Icon of the Nevskaya
Mother of God “Quick to Hear” to St. Petersburg 

The Chapel of Sts. Nicholas and Alexander 

The Glorification of the Icon
“Quick to Hear” in St. Petersburg 

The Grand Duke Sergius Alexandrovich,
Honorary Warden of the Myra-Lycia Chapel 

Hieromonk George, Man of Prayer of the
Mother of God “Quick to Hear” 

The Building of the Church of Sts. Nicholas and
Alexander—The Bari Dependency in Petrograd 

The Consecration of the Church of
Sts. Nicholas and Alexander 

Hieromonk Neophyt, the New Rector of
the Church of Sts. Nicholas and Alexander 

The Royal Martyrs, Venerators of the
Mother of God “Quick to Hear” 

Grand Duchess Elizabeth and the Icon
of the Mother of God “Quick to Hear” 

Archpriest Vladimir Shamonin—Servant
of the Mother of God “Quick to Hear” 

The Church is Closed and Destroyed 

Protectress During the Siege 

The Alexander Nevsky Lavra, Home of the
Icon of the Mother of God “Quick to Hear” 

The first moleben is served at the former site
of the church of Sts. Nicholas and Alexander 

“. . . to name her the ‘Nevskaya Quick to Hear’” 

Endnotes 

Bibliography and Related Literature 

Archpriest Gennady Belovlov is the the Museum Director for the Memorial Apartment of St. John of Kronstadt in St. Petersburg and pastor of the Church of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian. 



Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 96 pages
ISBN: 9780884651857
Format: 7in x 5in

BIC Code: 2AGR, HRCC8, HRCS
BISAC Code:  ART035000, HIS032000, REL049000, REL104000, REL110000
Imprint: Printshop of St Job of Pochaev


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