The Icon of the Mother of God "Imperial" ("Tsesarkaya") Borovsk
Commemorated on May 29
The Icon of the
Mother of God "Imperial" ("Tsesarkaya") Borovsk is
known of from the XII Century. At first the wonderworking image appeared in the
locality of Usvyat, Vitebsk district. The icon was found nearby a cemetery
church, located in the vicinity of Bor, from whence it received the name
Borovsk. The Imperial-Tsesarsk is called such because it was a copy from the
ancient wonderworking Imperial Icon, glorified in the year 792 (Comm. 9 April).
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.