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Thursday, September 23, 2021

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Catherine Tsounis

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Memories of Greece: The Athens Metropolitan Cathedral of the Annunciation

On a pre-covid 19 summer day, I explored the deserted streets of the center of Athens. I passed though a typical urban center. Suddenly...

Hundreds Attend Transfiguration Church of Mattituck August 15th

“The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control and outnumbers both of the other classes.”  Aristotle1 The silent, Greek,...

Remembering 200th Greek Revolution Anniversary: Eugene Delacroix and the Romantic Movement

During Greece’s period of foreign rule, historical events prevented the development of visual arts. Greece was fortunate in having foreign artist-travelers that immortalized the...

Remembering the 200th Anniversary of the 1821 Greek Revolution: Ibrahim Pasha and Mystra

Greek songs remember Ibrahim Pasha in a negative way. I did not realize who he was and what he almost accomplished. The online encyclopedia...

Remembering 200th Greek Revolution Anniversary: Missolonghi

Lord Gordon Byron died during the second siege of Missolonghi. The Ottomans with allies came back a 3rd time. The fighters knew all was lost...

Memories of Greece: Portara of Naxos

A spectacular Greek Gateway on a hill impresses the traveler to Naxos. I was on a local ferry, admiring the clear sea waters. I...

The 1821 Greek Revolution Battle of Levithi: Beginning of Liberation of Peloponnese

Levithi is a picturesque town situated on the northeastern slope of the Mainalon mountains. Tourist buses come to enjoy the landscape and traditional food. No one...

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Festival Begins New York State’s New Normal

Vaccinated persons can go unmasked into premises without capacity limitations, except for social distancing. New York State dropped most restrictions on Wednesday, May 19th....

Greece’s Peloponnese Prepares for a Dynamic 2021 Tourist Season

"We are reaching the end of this pandemic. The Peloponnese Region, respecting all health protocols, welcomes visitors/tourists,” explained Kanella Karampela, Clinical Psychologist, MSC, Ph.D.,...

Indian Orthodox Greek Concert Presented at Greek Education Zoom Conference

A unique Indian Orthodox concert was presented to international Greek educators on May 8th by The Federation of Greek Teachers of America, Office of Greek...

2021 Easter in Earthquake Zone Larissa Greece

Covid-19 Pandemic and earthquakes inspired the Greeks of Larissa, Central Greece to renew their faith in 2021 Easter festivities. A 6.3 magnitude earthquake rocked...

2021 Greek Orthodox Easter Agape Service St. Nicholas Church Flushing

“We are together this year face to face,” said Protopresbyter Fr. Paul C. Palesty of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Flushing, NY. “Last year...

106th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide Formally Recognized by President Biden

April 24th, 2021, is a historic day. President Joe Biden formally recognized the Armenian genocide of 1915 on the 106th Anniversary. St. Illuminator’s Armenian Apostolic...

In memory of Vasilios Bill Condos: A good man who will be missed

 Vasilios Bill Condos of Astoria and Mattituck NY., a kind, gentle person, funeral service was held at St. Catherine and St. George’s Greek Orthodox...

Remembering Byzantine Easter 2021 at a Rural NY Church

The birthplace of Eastern Christianity is ravaged and disappearing. It is time to realize the positive outcome of Eastern Orthodoxy in international communities. The...

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The trial for the stolen images in Epirus has begun

The trial for the much-praised case of the stolen icons and other relics from temples, monasteries and chapels in Epirus, mainly in Zagori, has...

GREECE: 7.5 million citizens have immunity due to covid vaccination or disease

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