Hagiography – Saint Matrona the Blind of Moscow | Father Pefkis
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Saint Matrona of Moscow was blind but gifted with the charisma of the insight. Her icon has been crafted with excellent quality materials in natural wood. It is the work of the distinguished hagiographer and student of Athonian School, Father Pefkis.
Icon with Saint Matrona the Blind of Moscow
Saint Matrona the Blind of Moscow has recently been declared holy after having died in 1952 in Russia. She was born in 1881. She was poor and blind from birth. This is why she is presented in this hagiography with closed eyes.
Saint Matrona the Blind of Moscow
Saint Matrona of Moscow, the blind, as it is known, had the charisma of the insight and the provocation. She prophesied about the Bolshevik revolution, the fall of the Tsars, and the return of Orthodoxy to Russia. Several other prophecies remain unexplained until today. Dozens of patients went every day at her home, and most, having faith, were cured by Matrona. Her memory is celebrated on May 2, the day she passed away.
Flat Icon: Characteristics
The icon of Saint Matrona is crafted in the Byzantine iconography of Father Pefkis and bears his signature, which also means the authenticity of this copy, which thus bears the seal of the tradition of Mount Athos.
Hagiography has been crafted with excellent quality materials in natural wood. The painted surface is covered with a pure beeswax to keep it intact with bright colors.
The Byzantine iconography of Father Pefkis, since 1980, deals with the production of copies of portable icons of the Byzantine and post-Byzantine period in accordance with the Athonite style.