An Irish Welcome

Céad Míle Fáilte friend and rover ...
Wherever you come from and whosoever you may be.
That's an Irish greeting and it means

you are welcome
a thousand times over.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Panagia of the Salutations ...

Panagia herself, appearing to the Saints has said: 

“I will love, I will protect, I will shelter every faithful person who greets me every day that he us able with the beautiful hymns of My Salutations, and who lives in accordance with the law of God. And on the last day of his life, I will defend him before My Son.”

Panagia of the Salutations, Dionysiou Monastery, Mount Athos

Your Holy icon of the Akathist,
our Mother,
we now venerate all-reverently,
and we glorify You, O Lady.
For our protections towards us has come and it pours forth healings from sympathy-from all dangers and sorrows drive away, as we cry out in thanksgiving:
Glory to God Who glorified You,
Glory to Him Who magnified You
Glory to You who saved us through Your giving birth!

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