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.
Emilian the Confessor & Bishop of Cyzikos; Our Holy Father Myronus the Wonderworker, Bishop of Crete; Holy New Martyrs Triantaphillus of Zagoras and Anastasius of Thessolonica; Gregory of Sinai and Mount Athos; Afterfeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; Anastatios the Martyr from Bulgaria