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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Synaxis of All the Holy Martyrs of Neapolis


On the first Sunday of November, the Holy Metropolis of Neapolis and Stavroupolis has established for three of its local saints to be celebrated, namely Saint George of Neapolis (Nov. 3), Saint Athanasios Koulakiotes (Sept. 8), and Saint Akakios of Asvestochori (May 1). Their festival takes place in the Cathedral of Saint George, where portions of the relics of these saints are treasured, and throughout the week services are done in their honor.