Tag: Greek Feast Day

Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ

On August 6 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ. The feast commemorates the transfiguration or metamorphosis of Christ on Mount…

Miracle of Koliva by St. Theodore

The Miracle of Saint Theodore the Tyro and Kolyva

Today the Greek Orthodox Church remembers the miracle of Saint Theodore the Tyro and Kolyva (boiled wheat). On the two Saturdays before Lent and the first Saturday of Lent we celebrate Liturgies…

Epiphany 2020 - Yarra Bay

Greek Orthodox Epiphany Celebrations in Sydney, Australia

Thousands of people from Greek Orthodox parishes in Sydney braved the smoky conditions and rainfall that occurred, attending this year’s Epiphany celebrations at Yarra Bay on Sunday, January 12, 2020. According to three of…

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Synaxis of Agios Ioannis the Baptist and Holy Forerunner

On January 7, the Greek Orthodox church celebrates the Feast Day of the Synaxis of Agios Ioannis the Baptist and Holy Forerunner of Christ, who is also the Protector Saint of God Parents,…

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Feast Day of Agios Themistocles

On December 21 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Holy Martyr Themistocles, protector of persecuted Christians. Holy Martyr Themistocles lived in the city of Myra of Lycia during the reign of the…

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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 Nikolaos the Wonderworker

On December 6 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Nikolaos. Agios Nikolaos lived at Myra in Asia Minor from 270 – 6th December 343. He is revered and…

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Feast Day of Agios Filipos the Apostle

On November 14 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agios Filipos the Apostle. Apostle Filipos is one of Jesus’ Twelve Apostles, he was from Bethsaida of Galilee and was…

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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…

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Feast Day of Agia Theodora of Vasta

The holy and glorious Virgin-martyr Theodora of Vasta, Arcadia, Megalopolis, of the Peloponnese in Greece, is commemorated by the Greek Orthodox Church on September 11. Agia Theodora lived during the tenth century on the…

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Feast Day of Agios Fanourios

On August 27 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Fanourios, commemorating the Martyr and Miracle Worker who is asked to intercede when things are lost. Fanouropita is also…

The Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalie

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…

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Celebrating Dekapendavgousto in Greece

A Panigiri is a centuries-old traditional and cultural festival organised during the summer months mainly in the villages of Greek islands and mainlands where the patron saint is celebrated. The Feast begins…

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Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord

On August 6 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ. The feast commemorates the transfiguration or metamorphosis of Christ on Mount…

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Feast Day of Agia Elessa of Kythira

On August 1, the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agia Elessa of Kythira. Elessa was born in the Peloponnese to a wealthy pagan father and devout Christian mother and…

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Feast Day of Agia Pelagia tis Tinou

On the 23rd of July, the Greek Orthodox Church and Tinos celebrates the feast day of Agia Pelagia. It is an important feast where the icon is taken to the Monastery of…

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Feast Day of 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.…

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Feast Day of Agia Marina

On July 17, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agia Marina. Marina was born in Pisidian Antioch of pagan parents. At the age of twelve, Marina learned about the…

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