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22505:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 14.08.2014

15th august .. 'tis panayias '

xpona polla to everybody ... 15th august to those lucky ones who will be at myrtithia tomoorow .. light a candle for all us that cant be in the holy grounds to be a part of this very special and holy day .....

22490:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 06.08.2014

6th august agia moni

today being the 6th of august , is the panayari at beautiful agia moni .. xpona polla to all

22476:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 31.07.2014

1st august .... agia ellessa

for the Greek Australians currently on kythera tomorrow is a very significant day on the island , the celebration of agia ellessa , so instead of going to beaches , going to out to all hours of the night, sitting in platias having coffee , bragging on Facebook, who owns what land, houses etc, taking photos from the air , diving for buried treasure in the ocean , dancing in villages, go up the mountain to agia ellessa and attend the church service up there in the morning, apart from a very moving ...

22424:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 23.06.2014

homeward bound !!

being from the village of trifyllianika , well my father , the icon comes to agios jannis as part of the easter celebrations this year , lovely to see lots of people walking from potamos to trifyllianika for this very moving part of easter .. xpona polla !

22359:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 18.05.2014

a must stop !

one of the stops of the sacred icon is the old peoples home at potamo just after Easter ..

22358:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 17.05.2014

Agios Theodoros 1986

Beautiful church.

22357:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 17.05.2014

Old church at Agios Theodoros

Remains of the old church at Agios Theodoros - August 1986.

22352:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 04.05.2015

Father Efthimio Calligeros - 1986

Father Efthimio was the abbot at the monastery at Agia Moni for many years. He was very popular and even visited Australia a few times.
I took this photo on August 12, 1986.

22351:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 17.05.2014

Agia Moni - 12 August 1986

Lovely church with a beautiful view.

22349:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 17.05.2014

'' right of way ''

the icon is bought up from agia pelagia to potamo as part of the village tour at Easter ....

22346:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 16.05.2014

''on tour ''

after Easter the icon from mrytithia is taken to the villages of kythera , here its on the way to melitianika to trifyllianika via this short cut on this track ....

22343:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 14.05.2014

agios theodoros...

the splendid byzantine architecture of agios theodoros , view from the back of the monastery ,near the new hospital , recently the agios theodors panayiri was held on the 12 th may ... xpona polla ...

22339:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 13.05.2014

come inside !

inside myrtithia monastery, where every kytherian has visted to be blessed by the icon ...

22336:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Kytherian Ecology on 13.05.2014

Aghios Nickolaos at the entrance of the harbour, on

Antikythera. Αντικύθηρα.

History


The island is also called Tsitigoto, from the name Cerigoto given by the Venetians, or even, Lee (Lioi), perhaps from the Aegila, the ancient name of the island. The island was of great strategic importance due to the position between Kythera and Crete. It flourished from 400 BC depended on the city Phalasarna located at the north western Cape Gramvoussa of Crete. The city was a pirate base and it seems that the island ...

22313:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 10.05.2014

'' if you see me walking down the street ''

these women from the village of katsoulianika greet the panayia icon for a blessing , katsoulianika is a lovely little village just past logothetianika..

22310:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 10.05.2014

agios georgios .. sto vouno ...

patre georgie at agios georgios, inside this beautiful very old church,just after easter , a service was conducted there, then afterwards outside the church food was provided with spectacular views of avlomona and diakofti.. at night ...

22304:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 09.05.2014

good friday service at potamo

the epitapho sits inside ellaryoutsa church in potamo at this years easter celebrations on a chilly april evening ..

22303:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 09.05.2014

potamo eptitapho

the epitapho moves through the the streets of potamos

22302:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 09.05.2014

the epitapho !

the beautiful epitapho at agia pelagia church on good friday was paraded along the agia pelagia village strip and on the mollo.. a lovely and moving ceremony this easter ..

22297:Photos > Island Churches & Icons

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 06.05.2014

A SPECIAL VISITOR AT THE NEW HOSPITAL ..

for the first time ever the icon is taken to our new hospital at agios theodoros during this years Easter celebrations