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The springtime of the fast has dawned

On Clean Monday, the 40 days of fasting, repentance, and forgiveness begins. Usually coinciding with the beginning of Spring in Greece, this is one of the most beautiful and spiritual  of seasons. Clean Monday follows the two week Apokries (the … Continue reading

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The Holiest Days of the Greek Orthodox Religion

Easter is the most important holiday in the Greek Orthodox Religion and for this reason it has the most poignant ceremonies which begin on the Saturday of Lazarus (the Saturday before Palm Sunday) and end with Easter Sunday and the … Continue reading

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Pascha – The Greek Orthodox Easter

Easter is the most sacred of Greek Orthodox holidays. It takes place in spring and it symbolizes the cycle of life, as the Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ. If you follow the religious rituals they lead to inner reflection, discipline, compassion … Continue reading

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