Hundreds in Astoria Celebrate Feast of St. Irene Chrysovalantou
ASTORIA – The annual procession of the Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegial Orthodox Monastery of St. Irene Chrysovalantou celebrating the feast day of the beloved 9th century saint and her miracle-working icon took place on Sunday, July 29 in Astoria. Despite the overcast skies which threatened rain but yielded to sunshine after the procession, the beautiful icon-filled sanctuary was jammed with worshipers. Many others followed the service in
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