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Panagia Soumela Holy Icon Worship at Greek Defense Ministry

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos is opening the doors of the ministry to those who want to worship the holy icon of Panagia Soumela held there. The pilgrimage is part of a six-day series of ceremonies and cultural and religious events...

Pontian Brotherhood to Establish Pontian Intsitute of Distance Learning

The Pontian Brothrehood Panagia Soumela of Toronto announced the establishment of the Pontian Institute of distance learning education (www.pon-edu.com) by members of the Brotherhood and the Director of Education of Pontian language, Stathis Taxidis. Pontiac residents of Toronto and the...

Greek Customs Across Greece on Assumption Day, August 15

On August 15th - also a public holiday - Greeks all over the country will celebrate one of Christianity's most significant days, the Dormition of Virgin Mary. Some call this day "the summer Easter" to show the importance of...

14th Pontian Youth Meeting to be Held at Panagia Soumela, Imathia

More than 7,000 young members of various Pontian Associations across Greece and the whole world will take part at the 14th Pontian Youth Meeting, which is planned for July 19-22 at the place of the Holy Pilgrimage at Panagia...

Icon Of Panagia Soumela Stolen in Melbourne

The only thing that escaped the raging fires in Mt. Mela, Victoria, was the iconostasis of Mt. Mela, which included a very old icon of Panagia Soumela. And now, this icon was stolen. “I can’t believe it! This icon was...