Icon of the Mother Theodore was blessed withthe first Russian king of the dynasty Romanovs
Coin released to the Romanov Dynasty quatercentenary
Icon of the Mother of God Feodorvskoy was constantly with Alexander Nevsky during his principality.After the death of Alexander in memory of his brother took an icon of the younger brother of Grand Duke Vasily. Prince Vasili loved and respected church clergy. He died in Kostroma , where he was buried . There, in the Kostroma cathedral and has remained an icon that during the earthly ministry of Prince Vasili also accompanied him . Icon of the Mother of God Theodore was blessed with the first king of the dynasty of the Romanovs. At 14 March 1613 the election of Mikhail Romanov icon was brought from Kostroma and this historic day , and became revered day of celebration Theodore Icon of the Virgin. After this event began to appear all over Russia miraculous lists Kostroma icons, and eventually became the icon next to emerge from the stigma of miracles taking place on this icon . And in 1670 ierodyakon Longinus , an employee in the Kostroma Ipatiev Monastery , wrote "The Legend of the phenomenon and wonders Theodore Icon of the Mother of God in Kostroma ."
With the election of the first king of the Romanovs was considered an icon of St. Theodore generic icon of the royal family. Visiting Kostroma, all of the Romanov dynasty , considered it their duty to venerate and pray before the miraculous icon of the Mother of God Theodore . Theodore icon was the icon of the family of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II. And after the death of a family icon was in the temples of Kostroma. Now the icon is in the Cathedral of Kostroma.