Icon of Our Lady of Pochaev available for veneration at OCA Chancery

The wonderworking icon of Our Lady of Pochaev will be available for veneration at Saint Sergius Chapel at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America, 6850 Northern Blvd., Syosset, NY through 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2002.

The icon, one of the most highly revered in the Orthodox world, was brought to the U.S. from its home in Pochaev, Ukraine for veneration during the annual pilgrimage to Saint Tikhon Monastery, South Canaan, PA May 24-27, 2002. A record number of pilgrims stood in line for upwards of two hours to venerate the wonder-working icon.

At 1:00 p.m. on May 30, a Service of Thanksgiving for the icon’s safe return to Ukraine will be celebrated in Saint Sergius Chapel.

Further information may be obtained by calling the OCA Chancery at (516) 922-0550. Click here for Directions