Tag: Greek religion

Panagia Fidiotisssa

Panagia Fidiotissa in Kefalonia

The legend of the Virgin says it all started from a bush that was seen burning in Loggos. Approaching to extinguish the fire, they saw that only one tree was burnt and the icon of Virgin was in its roots. They brought it to the village church but the next day the icon was missing.

Feast of the Annunciation of the Theotokos

Feast of the Annunciation of the Theotokos

On March 25, the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Annunciation by Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that she should become the mother of Jesus Christ the Son of God, as today is exactly nine months before Christmas.