Tag: Greek Orthodox

Pisti

Handcrafted by Pisti: Greek cultural gift store

Made with love and guided by faith, the beautiful creations of Pisti are meaningful cultural gifts that are custom-made by inspiring 23 year old Greek-Australian artist Georgia Xirocostas.

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…

On this day in 1846, Agios Nektarios of Aegina was born

On this day in 1846, Agios Nektarios of Aegina was born

Agios Nektarios of Aegina (1846-1920), is one of the most widely known Greek Orthodox Saints. He was officially recognised as a saint by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in 1961. Yearly, thousands…

September 24, Feast Day of Panagia Myrtidiotissa

September 24, Feast Day of Panagia Myrtidiotissa

Every year on September 24, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the icon of Panagia Myrtidiotissa which was found on Kythera in the 14th century. “The Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos Of…

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What is the significance of the Cross for Orthodox Christians?

During Sunday’s Orthodox Cafe, held weekly at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St. Stylianos in Gymea, Dr Philip Kariatlis opened an inspiring discussion about what the Holy Cross means for Orthodox Christians.

Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sophia

Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sophia reopens

The Board of Directors of the Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales and the Church Committee are pleased to announce that from Sunday 27th September 2020, the St. Sophia Cathedral will…

The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

On the 14th of September, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross, which is a blessed day and a celebration of the…

Feast Day of Agia Theodora of Vasta

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…

Feast Day of the Nativity of the Theotokos 4

Feast Day of the Nativity of the Theotokos

The Feast of the Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on September 8 each year. The Feast commemorates the birth of Panagia, the Mother of…

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…

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