Tag: Archangel Michael
Chernobyl the Savior
The history of Chernobyl the Savior icon. One of the main attractions of St. Elijah Church is the icon “Chernobyl the Savior”, painted in 2003 by Vladislav Goretsky and consecrated near the walls of the Assumption Church in the Kyiv- Pechersk La ...
Saint Michael’s Cathedral
The buildings of the golden domed Saint Michael’s monastery, are one of the architectural jewels of ancient Kyiv. They are also the Christian religious center of Ukraine. The main building, Saint Michael’s Cathedral, is the guardian of Kyiv and w ...
Who Is the Archangel Michael? In 1782, the tsarist authorities approved Kyiv’s official coat of arms: the image of Archangel Michael in a silver gown with a flaming sword in his hand against an azure background. In 1851, Nikolay I ordered the imper ...