The Holy Monastery of Toplou, outside Sitia, has announced that pilgrims will not be allowed for the feast of Saint Isadore at remote Cape Sidero.
Across Russia today orthodox Christians are celebrating their Christmas with unique cheer. January 7th, the 40 days of Lent preceding having been observed, sees the day dawn on a national holiday a glitter with celebratory cheer. Here’s wishing a Merry Christmas to all Mother Russia, and a remembrance from my fellow Americans. “Judge not, and […]