More Almond Blossoms 2024

Almond Blossoms 2024

The almond trees at Sinai usually bloom during the first warm days in early February. They are heralds of spring, filling the air with their subtle fragrance.


Icon of the Holy Forty Martyrs of Sinai

Detail of an icon of the Holy Forty Martyrs of Sinai, from the thirteenth century. In the top register, Christ is seated upon a throne, holding the Gospel in his left hand, and blessing with his upraised right hand. The orb behind him is adorned with stars. The Virgin Mary and Saint John the […]