St Paraskevi

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St Paraskevi, the patron saint of the sick and ailing, holding a metal vessel, probably containing a life giving tonic, in her left hand and a cross in her right.

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4 thoughts on “St Paraskevi”

  1. I found this beautiful Troparion of St. Paraskevi…
    “Ready for godliness, O namesake of preparedness, thou didst inherit as a dwelling a faith worthy of thy name. O prize-winning Paraskevi thou dost pour forth healings, and art interceding for our souls.”

    And so it is.

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