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What is an icon?

What is it you do again?  You mean those little pictures on the computer?? Often when people hear the word “icon”, they think first of computer graphics.  This is, in fact, an apt analogy.  A computer icon is a 2D … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Tolga

The most moving experience I have had with an icon was seeing the (previously unknown to me) icon of Our Lady of Tolga in Russia.  The icon, 700 years old, is considered a miracle-working icon, and is the treasure of the Tolga … Continue reading

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