St. Helen, Sweet Basil, and the Holy Cross

September 14th marks yet another important Feast Day in the Greek Orthodox Church. It’s the day a woman born in obscurity would find something highly regarded by much of today’s world.

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Bath Time!

IMG_1698This last weekend was a little busier than our typical Thanksgiving holidays are.  My grandson was baptised on Saturday into the Greek Orthodox faith.  It was kind of a big day.

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It’s Not Easter, Yet

20190422_173817It never fails, people will kindly wish me “Happy Easter”, prompting an internal conflict I have yet to resolve.  Because most of the time, it won’t be Easter for me, yet!

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March 25th: a Greek 2-for-1-Special Holiday

zitoIf you happen to live in a city outside of Greece that has a large population of Greek diaspora, you may have noticed big parades of men proudly wearing skirts and carrying the Greek flag every March 25th (or some day close to it).

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