RELIGION

Greek Orthodox Religion

November 6, Feast Day of Agios Nikolaos the Wonderworker

December 6, Feast Day of Agios Nikolaos the Wonderworker

On December 6 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Nikolaos, also known as Nikolaos the Wonderworker
because of the many miracles he is known for such as ill-treatments, restorations of the poor and the release of the three commanders.

December 4, Feast Day of Agia Barbara

December 4, Feast Day of Agia Barbara

December 4 is the Feast Day of Agia Barbara, who is considered one of the major Saints of the Greek Orthodox Church. Her memory is celebrated today and it is also the Name Day of Varvara, Damaskinos, Damaskini. Xronia Polla!

wish-granting Greek Orthodox church ‘Ayin Biri Kilisesi’ in Istanbul

Crowds Flock to the Greek Orthodox Wish-Granting Church in Constantinople

On December 1, as on the first day of every month, people flocked in droves to the wish-granting Greek Orthodox church ‘Ayin Biri Kilisesi’ in Constantinople to make wishes, in the hope that they will come true.