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THE UNIVERSAL ELEVATION OF THE PRECIOUS AND LIFE-GIVING CROSS OF CHRIST (14th September)

Festal Prologue The official title of this solemn feastday is “The Universal Elevation of the Holy and Life-Giving Cross” (Η Παγκόσμιος  Ύψωσης του Τιμιού & Ζωοποιού Σταυρού); but is better known by its abbreviated titles as the “Elevation” or “Exaltation of the Holy Cross”. It is one of four solemn feasts dedicated to the event of the Crucifixion and the ... Read More »

Holy Great Martyr, Niketas (Nicetas) the Goth Feastday 15th September

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St Niketas the Goth: Historical Background The difficulty in acquiring knowledge or an understanding about the life or times of St. Niketas, stems in part from the turbulent era into which he was born in. A period which historians sometimes term the Dark Ages due to the lack of extensive or surviving written documentation which could help us better understand ... Read More »