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"O, Pure Virgin" by St. Nectarios of Aegina

1mo ago
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From The Akathist of Thanksgiving CD (Track 23) by the St. Ignatius Orthodox Choir The CD can purchased here: http://saintignatiuschurch.org/about-2/akathist-of-thanksgiving-cd/ "O, Pure Virgin" is a non-liturgical hymn composed by St. Nektarios of Aegina For more information on this piece, please see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O_Virgin_Pure Special thanks to Vince Furfaro for providing the photo of The Mother of God & Christ Child. This icon is currently located in the Russian Icon Room of the Hillwood Mansion, and was purchased by Marjorie Merriweather Post in 1937 while her husband Joseph Davies was stationed in Russia as a United States Ambassador.