Elvis Presley – What he means to me

By Vicki Kanakaris Elvis Presley! Wow his name alone sends my heart racing and I am transported to a time of youth, innocence, romance, movies, music and ‘happily ever afters’! Elvis was born 8 January 1935, Tupelo, Mississippi, U.S. and died 16 August 1977, Memphis,...

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...