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Archangel Michael of Mantamados

On the third Sunday after Pascha, we commemorate the Archangel Michael of Mantamados. In Greek "O Μανταμάδος"  refers to a miraculous icon of the Archangel Michael in a church on the island of Lesvos, which was consecrated on this day. This is one of the four miraculous icons of the Archangel in the Dodecanese of Greece. The icon dates back to the 9th and 10th centuries during an invasion of the entire island by the Saracen pirates. The Monastery was [...]