Theotokos of the Passion

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The '''Theotokos of the Passion''' is one of the most recognized [[icon]]s of the Mother of God (''[[Theotokos]]'').  Traditionally, it is said to be one of the icons written by St. [[Apostle Luke|Luke the Evangelist]], and it is known in the Western Churches (primarily the [[Roman Catholic Church]]) as '''Our Lady of Perpetual Help'''  The icon's commemoration is celebrated on [[April 30]].  (The Roman Catholic Church celebrates this memorial on June 27.)
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The '''Theotokos of the Passion''' is one of the most recognized [[icon]]s of the Mother of God (''[[Theotokos]]'').  Traditionally, it is said to be one of the icons painted by St. [[Apostle Luke|Luke the Evangelist]], and it is known in the Western Churches (primarily the [[Roman Catholic Church]]) as '''Our Lady of Perpetual Help'''  The icon's commemoration is celebrated on [[April 30]] and on the sixth Sunday after [[Pascha]] ([[Pentecostarion#Sixth_Sunday_of_Pascha:_The_Blind_Man|Sunday of the Blind Man]]).  (The Roman Catholic Church celebrates this memorial on June 27.)
  
  
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*[[Theotokos of Vladimir]]
 
*[[Theotokos of Vladimir]]
  
==External Links==
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* [http://praiseofglory.com/redemptorist/olphhistory.htm A history of the icon]
 
* [http://praiseofglory.com/redemptorist/olphhistory.htm A history of the icon]
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* [http://www.ewtn.com/Devotionals/prayers/perpet3.htm Catholic Prayers to Our Lady of Perpetual Help] from EWTN
 
* [http://www.ewtn.com/Devotionals/prayers/perpet3.htm Catholic Prayers to Our Lady of Perpetual Help] from EWTN
 
* [http://www.angelfire.com/pa/slavic/icons.html Revered Icons of the Theotokos in the Carpathian Regions]
 
* [http://www.angelfire.com/pa/slavic/icons.html Revered Icons of the Theotokos in the Carpathian Regions]
 
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* [http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?SID=4&ID=1&FSID=101253 Icon of the Mother of God "of the Passion"] [[OCA]] website
 
[[Category:About Icons]]
 
[[Category:About Icons]]
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[[Category:Icons of the Theotokos]]
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[[Category:Theotokonymia]]

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The Theotokos of the Passion

The Theotokos of the Passion is one of the most recognized icons of the Mother of God (Theotokos). Traditionally, it is said to be one of the icons painted by St. Luke the Evangelist, and it is known in the Western Churches (primarily the Roman Catholic Church) as Our Lady of Perpetual Help The icon's commemoration is celebrated on April 30 and on the sixth Sunday after Pascha (Sunday of the Blind Man). (The Roman Catholic Church celebrates this memorial on June 27.)


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