Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Icon of Our Lady of Sorrows Visiting Australia

The wonderworking icon of the Mother of God 'Softener of Hardened Hearts' is visiting the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad in Australia. In the West this depiction of the Mother of God is known as 'Our Lady of Sorrows' as it depicts seven swords symbolizing the seven sorrows of the Mother of God. More on the icon can be found here. Its itinerary in Australia can be found here.

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