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December 15, 2017

Orthodox icon on way to McKeesport parish

The Holy Myrrh Streaming Icon of the Theotokos will be on display Thursday at the Saba Serbian Orthodox Church in McKeesport.

By JEFF STITT

jstitt@yourmvi.com

A Mon Valley believer has encountered a traveling religious icon coming to McKeesport  and said he was astonished by the experience.

The Holy Myrrh Streaming Icon of the Theotokos is a 7-inch by 9-inch mounted print said to stream myrrh from the eyes of “Mary the Holy Mother of God,” and emits an aroma similar to roses.

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