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.
Phocas the Holy Martyr, Bishop of Sinope; Ezekiel the Prophet; Pelagia the Righteous of Tinos; Trophimos & Theophilios and the 13 others martyred in Lycia; St. Anna of Levkadio; The Icons of the Most Holy Theotokos of Pochaev; Icon of the Mother of God