Tag: Greek religion

December 27, Feast day of Agios Stefanos 1

December 27, Feast day of Agios Stefanos

On December 27 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Stefanos. Saint Stephen was the first of the seven deacons whom the Apostles ordained to serve the Church in Jerusalem. Being filled with the grace of the Holy Spirit, he worked miracles and wonders among the people. Today is also the name day of Stefanos, Stefania, Mavrikos and Mavrikia. Xronia Polla!

December 4, Feast Day of Agia Barbara

December 4, Feast Day of Agia Barbara

December 4 is the Feast Day of Agia Barbara, who is considered one of the major Saints of the Greek Orthodox Church. Her memory is celebrated today and it is also the Name Day of Varvara, Damaskinos, Damaskini. Xronia Polla!