Saint Archangel Michael (November 8). Saint Michael the Archangel, whose name means “He is like

God”, appears innumerable times in the Holy Scriptures, in the Old Testament as well as in the New.

God sends him to the people to give them the counsels of his righteousness, and in the end times he will fight the last battle against the antichrist, the devil, and throw him into the lake of fire forever. St. Michael the Archangel is considered the patron saint of the Catholic Church, of soldiers, pharmacists, tailors, painters, of the dying and against storms.

 

Left:

Saint Great Martyr George (April 23). He saved the king's daughter from a fearsome dragon and caused the whole kingdom to convert to Christianity.

 

Saint Hieromartyr Modestus I., Archbishop of Jerusalem (December 18). Born in prison in 305, he became a orphan early and converted to Christianity. not only did he heal people's mental and physical illnesses, but he also helped their pets.

 

Saint Blaise, Bishop of Sebastea (February 11). Blaise died a martyr during one of the persecution of

Christians in the Roman Empire. He was one of the fourteen helpers in need.

 

To the right:

Saint Great-Martyr Demetrius of Thessaloniki, the Myroblyte (October 26). He is one of the most important saints in the Orthodox Churches and the Roman Catholic Church. He is the patron saint of Thessaloniki, Constantinople and Venice as well as the soldiers.

 

Saints Martyrs Florus and Laurus (August 18). According to a Greek legend, they were stonemasons

who converted many people to Christianity in Illyria. On the day of her death, a severe horse sickness

ended, so that Florus and Laurus were associated with horses.

 

Above: Christ Pantocrator, blessing, the all-ruler.

Russian icon | Saint Archangel Michael with other Saints | 24740

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