Tag: Theotokos

The Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

The Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

The Feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on August 15th. It is a day of celebrating Panagia, Mother of All. Καλό και ευλογημένο…

Dekapentavgoustos

August 15, Dekapentavgoustos

August 15 or Dekapentavgoustos is one of the most important dates in the Greek Orthodox Calendar, as the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos is celebrated. It is a national and…

August, the month dedicated to Panagia 1

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…

The Akathist Hymn

The Akathist Hymn chanted every Friday of Great Lent

The Akathist Hymn is a profound, devotional poem or chant, which sings the praises of the Holy Mother and Ever-Virgin Mary (Theotokos). It is chanted in all Orthodox Churches throughout the world…

Greece’s traditional day for cooking Polysporia 3

Greece’s traditional day for cooking Polysporia

November 21st is a big celebration in the Greek Orthodox calendar as it is the Isodia Tis Theotokou- The Feast commemorating when as a young child, the Panagia entered the Temple in…

Feast Day of the Protection of the Theotokos, Agia Skepi 8

Feast Day of the Protection of the Theotokos, Agia Skepi

On October 28 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of the Protection of the Theotokos, the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary.  The feast-day of the Holy Protection of the…

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The Apodosis of the Feast of the Dormition

Apodosis of the Feast of the Dormition falls on August 23, it is exactly 9 days after Dekapentavgoustos. The Feast is repeated and celebrated the same as it is on August 15,…

Panagia

Greek world celebrates the Dormition of the Virgin Mary

Greeks all over the world celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary today, which next to Easter, is the most sacred and most celebrated feast day of the Orthodox calendar. In countries…

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The Dormition of the Theotokos

The Feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on August 15th. It is a day of celebrating Panagia, Mother of All. Καλό και…

Dekapendavgoustos, Celebrating Panagia 18

Dekapendavgoustos, Celebrating Panagia

August 15 or Dekapentavgoustos is one of the most important dates in the Greek Orthodox Calendar, as the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos is celebrated. It is a national and…

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Feast Day of the Presentation of the Theotokos

In the Greek Orthodox Church, the Presentation of the Theotokos is celebrated on November the 21st. According to Church Tradition Panagia’s parents, Joachim and Anna took her to the Temple in Jerusalem…

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Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

Η ΓΕΝΝΗΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΘΕΟΤΟΚΟΥ The Feast of the Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on September 8 each year. The Feast commemorates the birth of…

August, the month of Panagia 32

August, the month of 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…