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Zakynthos:- Soul Saturday… We will always remember.

Greek orthodox tradition….the remembrance of those who are no longer with us. *Soul Saturday* in Zakynthos it is celebrated today with an afternoon service at all churches. Special bread is made, known as *prosforo* and given to the church for blessing usually in honour of the dead. Koliva is also …

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Zakynthos:- “Ασωτου” tomorrow…. What does it mean?

Among the Carnival festivities let’s not forget that this period is pre-lent and its ties are based on religious facts. All this week it was the theme of the Pharisee and the tax collector. As of this Sunday the theme is ‘the Prodigal Son’. The Orthodox Church traditionally reads this …

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