All Saints Icon | The Great Cloud of Witnesses

Today Orthodox Christians celebrate the Sunday of All Saints. I thought it might be helpful to study an icons of the saints.

A Reader's Guide to Orthodox Icons

After Pentecost, remembering the descent of the Holy Spirit, the Church celebrates the Sunday of All Saints. This is fitting, as the Saints are the result of the Holy Spirit being given to the Apostles, the fruits of that “grain of wheat, which fell into the earth and died” (John 12:24).

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