Dimitris Karavasilis was born and grew up in Imvros, Turkey. He attended the Turkish primary school, while at the same time secretly learning the basic Greek language. Forced to emigrate, he settled in Greece. He went on to study both Theology and Greek Literature at the University of Athens, where he also attended post-graduate classes in the field of Comparative Paedagogics. He has been a radio producer at the local ecclesiastical radio station of the Metropolis of Pereus for 23 years. He still teaches religion and ethics at the High School level.
Listen as Dimitris Karavasilis, host of True Life- a Greek production of the Orthodox Christian Network, offers a reflection to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This week: the Dormition of Theotokos around Greece.
Οι Παναγιές της Ελλάδας
Στην σημερινή εκπομπή θα κάνουμε μια μικρή αναφορά σε μερικές από τις δεκάδες “Παναγίες” τόσο στη νησιώτικη όσο και την ορεινή Ελλάδα για να φανεί το πόσο ευλαβείται ο ελληνικός λαός την Παναγία.
The Dormition of Theotokos around Greece
In today’s program, we will present some of the most famous places in Greece where people celebrate the Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary. The faithful in Greece love the Virgin Mary and I believe she loves them too!
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