St. Hope Icon

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Icon of Saint Hope, Elpis, Helpis, Elpida, Επλίδα.

Commemorated September 17th.

One of the three daughters of Saint Sophia the Martyr (died 137 AD). Saint Sophia had three daughters: Faith (age 12), Hope (age 10) and Love (age 9). Saint Sophia watched her daughters tortured to death from the eldest to the youngest under the reign of Hadrian (117-138).