History and Customs

History and Customs

The Memory of Finding the Head

The Memorial of Finding the Head of the Holy Forerunner of the First and Second Baptist February 24.

Cheese Eater's Week

The Week of the cheese-eater or week of white fasting. What is it and why is it called that.

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross, the strict fasting and the custom of the Royal. September 14.

Saint Eumenios Saridakis

Saint Eumenios Saridakis celebrates May 23rd. The priest officiated at the church of Saints Anargyros Doctors Kosmas & Damianos.


Annunciation of the Virgin March 25. Hail Happy. On this day, the Church celebrates the joyful message of the divine incarnation.

Saint Stephen the First Martyr

Saint Stephen the First Martyr December 27. With this gift he healed the sick and proved the power of Christ.