March is full of excitement and celebration in Greece!
CARNIVAL: As this issue is being released, it's the last weekend of Carnival/Apokries in Greece - read about the many customs and celebrations held around the country!
Interview Iconographer Alexandra Trampa: March also celebrates the feast of the Annunciation - we took some time and spoke with gifted iconographer Alexandra Trampa and how she has been inspired to write the lives of saints and feast days of our church!
Greek War of Independence: On March 25, Greece will commemorate 195th anniversary of its declaration of Independence from the Ottoman Empire. A few years after Greece rose up, a motion came to the US House of Representatives to recognize their Independence. We've included a reprint of Henry Clay's impassioned speech... one that rings true in today's world as well.