The Holy New Martyr Iakovos, 1 November 1519 (500 years since his martyrdom)

The Holy New Martyr Iakovos, 1 November 1519 (500 years since his martyrdom)

The blessed martyr Iakovos (James) was born in the village of Voevonades, which is not far from Kastoria and was baptized Ioannis. His parents, Martinos and Paraskevi, were poor but devout. Apart from Ioannis, they had another son and the parents divided what they had between them. Ioannis became involved...

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Events Commemorating the Civil Rights Movement and Archbishop Iakovos in New York

Events Commemorating the Civil Rights Movement and Archbishop Iakovos in New York

As you know, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Selma. It also marks the 10th anniversary of the repose of Archbishop Iakovos. To help commemorate both events, the following resources and activities (free of charge and open to the public) are being hosted by the Greek Orthodox...

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