On January 19 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Makarios the…
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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!
On December 12 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agios Spyridonas the Wonderworker, who is the Protector of poor people and the Patron Saint of the island of Kerkyra.
The Monastery of Agia Varvara Roussanou is one of the six active monasteries in Meteora and it is dedicated to Agia Varvara, who is commemorated by the Greek Orthodox Church on December 4th.
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!
On November 13, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Agios Ioannis Chrysostomos the Archbishop of Constantinople, who was one of the Three Hierarchs.