The Feast Day of The Holy Cross is celebrated on 14th September every year. It is called Elevation of the Holy Cross – Ὕψωσις τοῦ Τιμίου καὶ Ζωοποιοῦ Σταυρο. It is also the name day for Stavroula and Stavros which are names that come from Stavros, the Greek word for Cross. Stavros is the word that is used to describe the… View Post
Paulina & Costa were married on 25 October 2014 at St Stylianos Greek Orthodox Church and at St Finbar’s Catholic Church. Paulina and I have been online friends for a while now. We started chatting about wedding plans back in 2012 when she was newly engaged. Paulina is Chilean and her partner Costas is Greek and they celebrated traditions from both cultures on their wedding day.
Angela and John were married on 25 July 2015 at Agios Charalombos, Exo Gonia in Santorini Greece. Angela and John were on their honeymoon in Greece when we first started talking. They captured the first ever “mid-wedding” selfie that I have ever seen and sent it to me because they knew I would LOVE it. I asked Angela if I could… View Post
Fr Dimitri suggests appropriate times when we should make the sign of the cross. This article is one of a series of etiquette posts which will respectfully offer a guide to those who wish to learn more about the Greek Orthodox Church. When to Make the Sign of the Cross: Whenever you feel the need Before and after any prayers When you… View Post