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Saint Demetrios

Thessaloniki Celebrates Liberation Day; President, PM Among Attendees

With a glorious doxology at the church of Saint Demetrios, Thessaloniki celebrated its 107th anniversary since the city's liberation from the Ottoman Turks and the feast day of her patron Saint, Demetrios. The liturgy was attended by the President of...

Saint Demetrios: The History of Thessaloniki's Beloved Patron Saint

Saint Demetrios (or Dimitrios) is one of the most popular Christian saints not only in Greece but across the Orthodox Christian world, with millions of people bearing his name, in all of its variations. Saint Demetrios is also the well-known...

Italian President to Attend Thessaloniki 'Oxi Day' Parade

A series of festive events commemorating Saint Demetrios, Thessaloniki’s patron saint, the city's liberation from Ottoman rule, and the October 28 national holiday of "Oxi Day," will commence on Friday in Macedonia's capital Italian President Sergio Mattarella along with the...