"The Resurrection with 12 Cardinal Feast Days" 18th Century Russian Icon
egg tempera with silver basma
11 1/2" x 9 3/4"
The Cardinal Feast Days are the major feast days that commemorate events in the lives of Christ and the Virgin Mary. By participating in these feasts each believer relives the great events of the Gospels and of Church history, and in this way goes through a school of spiritual growth, calculated according to the Old Testament lunar calendar.