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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…

Feast Day of the Holy Martyr Procopius 1

Feast Day of the Holy Martyr Procopius

On July 8, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agios Procopius. Procopius was born in Jerusalem of a Christian father and a pagan mother. At first, his name was…

Feast Day of Agia Kyriaki 4

Feast Day of Agia Kyriaki

On July 7 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Agia Kyriaki the Great Martyr. Agia Kyriaki was the only child of Dorotheus and Eusebia. Since she was born on…

Synaxis of the Taxiarchs and Archangels Michael and Gabriel 6

Synaxis of the Taxiarchs and Archangels Michael and Gabriel

On the 8th of November the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast day of the Synaxis of the Taxiarchs and Archangels Michael and Gabriel, along with Raphael, and of the other bodiless and…

Feast Day of Agios Petros and Agios Pavlos 9

Feast Day of Agios Petros and Agios Pavlos

On the 29th of June the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the feast day of Agios Petros and Agios Pavlos. So important is this celebration in the Orthodox Church that it is marked…

Feast of the Holy and Glorious Hieromartyr Haralambos 13

Feast of the Holy and Glorious Hieromartyr Haralambos

The holy, glorious Martyr Haralambos lived at the time of the Emperor Septimus Severus (194-211) in the city of Magnesia on the River Meander near Ephesus. He was 107 years old and…

Feast Day of Agios Antonios 15

Feast Day of Agios Antonios

On January 17 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Antonios. Saint Anthony, the Father of monks, was born in Egypt in 251 of pious parents who departed this…

December 4, Feast Day of Agia Barbara 17

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. During the rule of Maximius, in the year 290 AD, the…

August 30, Feast Day of Agios Alexandros 22

August 30, Feast Day of Agios Alexandros

Patriarch of Constantinople and known for his virtue, Agios Alexandros’ memory is celebrated on August 30th in the Greek Orthodox Church. Today is also the name day of Alexandros and Alexandra. Alexandros…