The Feast of St. Theodosia of Constantinople – the Day Constantinople Fell to the Turks — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe

Nun and martyr. Born to a noble family, she was orphaned in her youth and eventually became a nun at Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey) at the monastery of St. Anastasia. Above the Bronze Gates at Constantinople was a bronze icon of the Savior, which had been there for more than 400 years. In 730, the iconoclast Patriarch…

The Feast of St. Theodosia of Constantinople – the Day Constantinople Fell to the Turks — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe