Tag: Greek Orthodox Church

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…

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Feast Day of Saint 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…

St Basils Lakemba kitchen aged care nutrition

The importance of providing quality nutrition in elderly care

The best estimate of malnutrition in Australian community home care settings is around 15% thus ensuring that nutritional needs are met in aged care is an extremely important task. Premier provider of long-term aged care, St Basil’s has exceeded all outcomes in recent accreditation of food safety standards so we talk to them about this complex issue.

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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…

Agios Kosmas and Agios Damianos

Feast Day of Agios Kosmas and Agios Damianos

On July 1 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Agios Kosmas and Agios Damianos the Holy Martyrs, Wonderworkers and Unmercenary Physicians. They suffered at Rome in the reign of the emperor Carinus (283-284).…

Synaxis of the Twelve Holy Apostles

Synaxis of the Twelve Holy Apostles

On the 30th of June, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Synaxis (a celebratory gathering) of the Twelve Holy Apostles. The commemoration of a Synaxis is commonly observed on the day following…

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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…

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Church in Lesvos attacked with stones by illegal immigrants

Another church on the island of Lesvos in the eastern Aegean, was attacked by illegal immigrants. The “Ταξιάρχης της Μόριας” church had large stones thrown through the windows. Makis Pavlellis, a local…

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NGO says there is Greek and non-Greek side of Lesvos

The Moria Corona Awareness Team, which was set up to inform Moria migrants about the coronavirus, believes the government’s welcome measures have protected migrants from the Greek coronavirus, SLPress reported. The organisation…