Ὄχι Day - "No" Day
October 28th - This is one of the major national holidays in Greece. It commemorates Greece's bold rejection of the Axis' demand to occupy the country. It marked Greece's entry into World War II and played a significant part in the outcome of the War.
Click here for a poem to be recited at the end of October. Longer ones can be edited. Please let the teacher know if you need help.
Apodosis of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; Our Holy Father Ireneaus, Bishop of Lyons; Our Holy Father Kallinikos, Patriarch of Constantinople; Lupus the Martyr; Our Righteous Father Nicholas of Sikelion; 38 Martyrs of Thrace; Our Holy Father Ireneaus, Bishop of Sirmium; Haralambos of Kalyviani