Orthodox Greeks Celebrate Dormition of The Virgin Mary
Worshippers across the world were celebrating the Dormition of Virgin Mary on Monday, one of the greatest days in the Greek Orthodox calendar.
Maria and the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Honored on August 15th
As Greeks prepare to celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, the nation is ready to honor those with the most popular female name, Maria.
Agia Pelagia: The Vision Leading to the Panagia Celebration on Tinos
The Virgin Mary takes center stage in Tinos on August 15 annually, thanks to a humble nun who received a vision, whom we know as Agia Pelagia, or St. Pelagia, today, on the great feast of the Panagia, or...
Greece’s Celebration of the Panagia, or Dormition of the Virgin Mary
There are many customs and festivals organized all over Greece on August 15 in commemoration of the Virgin Mary, or Panagia. This day is a public holiday in Greece so Greeks are able to mark one of the most...