Tag: Greek Orthodox

The oldest church in Santorini, Panagia Episkopi

The oldest church in Santorini, Panagia Episkopi

The oldest church in Santorini is Panagia Episkopi, a former bishop’s church from the Middle Byzantine period. Located at Mesa Gonia on the foot of the mountain, Profitis Ilias, it is dedicated…

A Greek Orthodox prayer for Beirut (VIDEO) 2

A Greek Orthodox prayer for Beirut (VIDEO)

A Greek Orthodox prayer for Beirut has been released on YouTube by Father Kabarnos. Father Nikodimos Kabarnos is one of the most famous voices in Byzantine music and his YouTube Channel has…

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…

August, the month dedicated to Panagia 6

August, the month dedicated to Panagia

The first day of August also marks the first day of the Dormition Fast, as this month is dedicated to Panagia (Virgin Mary) Holy Mother of God. It’s been said that the…

Miraculous Monastery of Agia Erini Chrysovalantou in Athens 12

Miraculous Monastery of Agia Erini Chrysovalantou in Athens

The monastery of Agia Erini Chrysovalantou is located in Lykovrysi, Attica. Set in peaceful surroundings, visitors can experience the monastic lifestyle here. Agia Eirini Chrysovalantou was the abbess of the monastery during…

Irene the Righteous of Chrysovalantou

Feast Day of Irene the Righteous of Chrysovalantou

Saint Irene was the daughter of a wealthy family from Cappadocia and was born in the ninth century. After the death of her husband Theophilus, the empress Theodora ruled the Byzantine Empire…

July 23- Feast Day of Agia Pelagia tis Tinou

July 23- 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…

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 Saint Marina

Feast Day of Saint 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…

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.