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Icons of St. Lucy, martyr


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Icons of Our Holy Mother Lucy of Syracuse

Feast: Dec. 13

St. Lucy was born of noble parents in Syracuse, Sicily. When she refused marriage to a suitor during Diocletian's persecution of Christians, he denounced her as a believer. The governor sentenced her to be defiled in a brothel, but after she prayed she became fixed with an immense weight by the power of the Holy Spirit, so that no number of men was able to budge her from her spot. She was condemned to the flames, but the flames did not harm her. Finally, she was stabbed in the throat with a dagger and so she gave her spirit up to God. Holy Martyr Lucy, pray to God for us!

Top Icon: by the hand of Aidan Hart, Oecum. Patriarchate, UK.

Next Icon: by the hand of Mother Justina, Greek Old Calendarist convent of St. Elizabeth, Etna, California, with permission. 

Next Icon: mosaic from the ancient basilica of St. Apollinaris at Ravenna in Italy. 

Next Icon: by the hand of iconographer Elisabeth Lamour. 

Bottom Icon: by the hand of Fr. Gregory Abu-Asali, Buena Vista, Colorado. 


A note on the icon graphics we host on this site, including the above icon: 
St. John Cassian Press does not "carry," i.e., reproduce, sell, or stock these icons. Those who wish to acquire icons should contact the icon's producer / distributor, if shown; otherwise, an icon maker or distributor should be contacted (a cursory list appears on the main Icons page). 

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Last update: 07/20/2007