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Tag: Feast Day

Feast Day of the Holy Martyr Procopius 1

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…

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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…

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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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Feast Day of Irene the Great Martyr

On May 5 the Greek Orthodox church commemorates the Feast Day of Irene the Great Martyr. Saint Irene was the daughter of a princelet called Licinius; named Penelope by her parents, through…

Feast Day of Agios Georgios

Feast Day of Agios Georgios, the great Martyr

  Today is the Feast Day of Agios Georgios, a great and glorious Martyr of Christ, born of a father from Cappadocia and a mother from Palestine. Being a military tribune, or…

Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene

Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene of Lesvos

The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyrs Raphael, Nicholas and Irene suffered martyrdom by the Turks on the island of Lesvos, Greece, on Bright Tuesday (April 9, 1463) after the fall of Constantinople.…

AGIOS CHARALAMBOS

Feast Day of Agios Charalambos the Miracle Worker

On February 10, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agios Charalambos. Saint Charalambos guarded his people much as a shepherd would guard his flock, therefore, he is considered to be…

AGIA AGATHI

Feast Day of Agia Agathi

On February 5 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agia Agathi, who is the Patron Saint of breast cancer patients and is known for curing many people of the…

Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs

Feast Day of the Synaxis of the Three Holy Hierarchs

On January 30 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of the Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs, Saint Basil the Great, Saint John Chrysostom and Saint Gregory the Theologian (Nazianzus) who…

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Feast Day of Agios Euthymius the Great

On January 20 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Euthymius the Great, who was also known as a miracle worker. Euthymius was born during the reign of king…

AGIOS DIONYSIOS CHURCH ZAKYNTHOS

Agios Dionysios Church in Zakynthos

Agios Dionysios is the largest church in Zakynthos and celebrates on December 17, which is the Feast Day of Agios Dionysios, Patron Saint, and Protector of the island. This holy and miraculous…

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Feast Day of Agios Dionysios

On December 17, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Agios Dionysios, the Patron Saint of Zakynthos island and Saint of forgiveness. Agios Dionysios, a spiritual giant, seems to be among the living through…

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Feast Day of Agios Spyridon the Wonderworker

On December 12 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agios Spyridonas the Wonderworker, who is the Protector of poor people and the Patron Saint of the island of Kerkyra.…

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December 5, Feast Day of Agios Savvas

On December 5, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agios Savvas the miracle worker. Saint Savvas the Sanctified was born in the fifth century at Cappadocia of pious Christian…