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March 2019 Events

by Sarah O

In March, the celebration of The Forty Sainted Martyrs is held in the church in their honour in the village of St. Nicolaos village of Pyrgi. This feast is attended by the Metropolitan every year.

25th – Commemoration of the War of Greek Independence
In celebration of Greek Independence Day, towns and villages throughout Greece hold parades of the armed forces and school students.

25th -Evangelismos Day
Annunciation by archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that she would become the mother of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Celebrated in Pessada with Vespers and Divine Liturgy.
There are many churches and chapels throughout Kefalonia in honour of Ag. Georgios Tropaioforos. Especially worth noting are the St. Georgios celebrations in Davgata, Skala and Haliotata (at the family chapel of Father Anastasios Spathis).
Traditionally the dish of the day in Greece is Μπακαλιάρος σκορδαλιά (Bakaliaros skordalia), that is fried or boiled cod with skordalia (garlic dip). During the Great Lent, the Church allows Christians to eat fish on only two occasions : today and on Palm Sunday. Find the recipe here

30th – KATS Bazaar 11:00 – 14:00 Jerry’s Elleniko Katelios
Cakes, books, bric-a-brac etc in aid of Kefalonia Animal Trust

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