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Holy Friday, a Day of Fasting and Mourning

Holy Friday is a day of fasting and absolute mourning. The Greek Orthodox Church reminds us about Jesus’ journey to the Cross and death,...

Holy Thursday; The Saddest Holy Week Day

Holy Thursday is the saddest day of the Holy Week and in the Greek Orthodox Church the events of Jesus Christ's last day...

Holy Wednesday; What Do We Celebrate?

We are in the middle of the Holy Week. The Greek Orthodox Church reminds us of a fact that took place two days before...

Holy Tuesday; What Do We Celebrate?

In the Greek Orthodox Church, Holy Tuesday is dedicated to the holy gospel referring to Christ’s denunciation against the religious leaders of Israel, the...

Holy Monday, First Day of the Great and Holy Week

Holy Monday is the first day of the Great and Holy Week, the seven days leading up to Easter Sunday. The Greek Orthodox Church...

Original Easter Customs of Greece

Greece is a country with rich tradition and the Greeks always make sure to honor those traditions, especially during religious celebrations. The following traditions...

Corfu Packed Again at Easter

No doubt the cosmopolitan island of Corfu is the most popular Easter destination in Greece. Once again this year, Corfu had the chance to...

Epitaphios: Traditions of Holy Friday

Easter is one of the biggest religious celebrations of Christianity commemorating the death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ and the passage from death to...

Archbishop Ieronymos’ Easter Message

Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece prompted Greeks not to lose their hope and courage in these difficult days for the country. In...

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