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Panagia of Thebes

The great Panagia of Thebes

According to tradition, the Great Panagia of Thebes was painted by Apostle and Euangelist Luke at 70 a.C. The icon of Great Panagia is conected to historical sayings, legends and traditions of Greece.

Saint Tryphon of Campsada

According to the Orthodox Book of Saints, on February 1 honor the memory of St. Tryphon has established itself as the protector of wine. St. Tryphon was born in Campsada of Phrygia and his...

Holy liturgy - Jesus Christ

Why do the Orthodox stick to Byzantine Services

Question: ‘Why do the Orthodox stick to Byzantine Services?’ S.M.: ‘The Byzantine rite is actually not purely Byzantine. But for now I leave aside the history of all the elements. ‘Conformity itself does not...

The Lord’s Prayer – Our Father

Our Father who art in heaven,Hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our...

Elder Aimilianos - Simonopetra

Find our fellow man

“If we do decide to stop living on our own – and throw open the doors for light to enter – then we’ll discover that, while we were looking for God, we also found...

Manuel Dukas Chrisaphes

Manuel Dukas Chrisaphes

A singer, composer, and musical theoretician, Manuel Chrysaphes was called “the New Koukouzeles” by his admirer, the Cretan composer John Plousiadinos. He is the author of at least 300 compositions, including nearly full modal...

Epiphany in Aqaba

Epiphany in Aqaba

For the first time in history, the waters of the red sea were consecrated by the superior father Klaudios from the Aqaba monastery of St. Nicholas, of the Greek Orthosox Patriarchate in Jerusalem. Then...