Ochi Day – 28 October

Ochi Day – 28 October

During WWII, 28th of October 1940, at 4 a.m., the Italian ambassador to Greece, (Emanuele Grazzi), presented an ultimatum from the fascist dictator of Italy (Benito Mussolini), to the Prime Minister of Greece (Ioannis Metaxas), demanding the Italian troops be allowed...

The Dormition of the Theotokos

By Vicki Kanakaris The Feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on August 15 each year and is one of the Great Feasts of the Orthodox Church. The Virgin Mary – the Theotokos, (Greek: “God-Bearer”), in Eastern...