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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Catherine Tsounis

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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...

Memories of Armenia: St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, Yerevan

I visited the Holy Land of the first Christians in a pilgrimage of the Holy Martyrs Church before the pandemic and Nov. 2020 Artsakh...

American Statesmen and the 1821 Greek Revolution

“Our race was crucified many times, but here we are, still alive.” – General Theodore Kolokotronis.” 1 What did American statesmen say about the 1821 Greek Revolution?...

The Truth: Greek Heroism in the Peloponnese During 1821 Revolution

There are two sides to every story. A reader must deal with facts, not what is widely circulated in the media.  I came across articles...

Forerunner of 1821 War of Independence

“People without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots”- Marcus Garvey The Independence 1821 War of an...

Tracing American Philhellenism at the 200th Anniversary of Greek Independence

When we revolted, we said first for our Christian Faith and then for the Nation. - Theodore Kolokotronis1 During 1821 and 1822, nothing was done to...

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