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Tag: Feast Day

Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios

Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios

October 26 is the Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios, who was born in Thessaloniki, in 270 AD. He came from a wealthy family and because he was athletic in appearance and heroic…

Feast Day of Agios Gerasimos, Patron Saint of Kefalonia

Feast Day of Agios Gerasimos, Patron Saint of Kefalonia

The Patron Saint of Kefalonia island, Agios Gerasimos, has been a source of solace and strength for locals and pilgrims that arrive at the island to receive his grace every year. His holy…

Feast Day of Agios Iakovos, Son of Alphaeus 1

Feast Day of Agios Iakovos, Son of Alphaeus

On October 9, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agios Iakovos (James), Son of Alphaeus who was one of Jesus’ Twelve Apostles. He was the blood-brother of the Apostle…

Feast Day of St Euphemia the Great Martyr

Feast Day of St Euphemia the Great Martyr

On September 16, the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of St Euphemia the Great Martyr. The Holy Great Martyr Euphemia the All-Praised was the daughter of Christians, the senator Philophronos…

Feast Day of Holy Prophet Zachariah and Righteous Elizabeth

Feast Day of Holy Prophet Zachariah and Righteous Elizabeth

On September 5, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Holy Prophet Zachariah and the Righteous Elizabeth, who were the parents of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist of the Lord, John. They were…

Feast Day of the Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalia

Feast Day of the Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalia

On August 26, the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of The Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalia. Martyrs Adrian and Natalia were married in their youth for one year prior to…

Feast Day of Prophet Elias

Feast Day of Glorious Prophet Elias

On July 20 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Prophet Elias. The Holy Prophet Elijah is one of the greatest of the prophets and the first dedicated to virginity in the Old Testament.…

Feast Day of the Holy Martyr Procopius 5

Feast Day of the Holy Martyr Procopius

On July 8, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agios Procopius. Procopius was born in Jerusalem of a Christian father and a pagan mother. At first, his name was…

Feast Day of Agia Kyriaki 8

Feast Day of Agia Kyriaki

On July 7 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agia Kyriaki the Great Martyr. Agia Kyriaki was the only child of Dorotheus and Eusebia. Since she was born on…

Feast Day of Agios Petros and Agios Pavlos 10

Feast Day of Agios Petros and Agios Pavlos

On the 29th of June, the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the feast day of Agios Petros and Agios Pavlos. So important is this celebration in the Orthodox Church that it is marked…

Bartholomew the Holy Apostle

Feast Day of Bartholomew the Holy Apostle

Saint Bartholomew was one of the Twelve Apostles, and had Galilee as his homeland; this is all that is known of him for certain according to the history of the Gospels. Concerning…

Ascension of our Lord

The Feast of the Ascension of our Lord

Today is the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ, which is celebrated each year on the fortieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha…

Saints Constantine & Helen

May 21 Feast Day: Agios Konstantinos and Agia Eleni

On May 21, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agios Konstantinos and his mother Agia Eleni. This great and renowned sovereign of the Christians was the son of Constantius…

Saint Therapon

Feast Day of Saint Therapon

On May 14, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Martyrdom Therapon, who was a monk and ascetic on the island of Cyprus. He was worthy of episcopal rank and, during a…

Feast Day of Holy Martyr Christopher of Lycea

Feast Day of Holy Martyr Christopher of Lycea

On May 9 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Holy Martyr Christopher of Lycea, who is also known as the protector of drivers. Saint Christopher was at first named…

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