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.
Theodore the Tyro, Great Martyr; Mariamne, Sister of Apostle Philip; Righteous Auxentius; The Pious Rulers Marcian and Pulcheria; Theodore the New Martyr of Byzantium; Hermogenes (Germogen), Patriarch of Moscow