Annunciation Orthodox Icon
This icons illustrates the Archangel Gabriel announcing to the Virgin Mary that she would conceive a son, though she was a virgin. The Annunciation is one of the twelve great feast of the Orthodox church.
Kontakion for The Annunciation
- O Victorious Leader of Triumphant Hosts!
- We, your servants, delivered from evil, sing our grateful thanks to you, O Theotokos!
- As you possess invincible might, set us free from every calamity
- So that we may sing: Rejoice, O unwedded Bride!