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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 01.11.2016

on watch !

majestic panayia despina near the village of Karava  with her commanding ocean and mainland views

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 25.10.2016

Brisbane panayias celebration luncheon

over 300 people attended the kytherian assocation of Queensland tis panayias feast day for the 24th september .. the celebration was held on sunday the 22nd october and  was a huge success with lots of queensland kytherians turning out for  the luncheon to honour our panayia myrtidiotissa...the day featured a huge buffet luncheon, the young kytherian spaletta dancers ,music , jumping castles , soccer clinics .. great to see young families and chidren atteding.. the day was a huge success with kytherians atteding to honour one  of the islands main saint days .. well done to all !

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 25.10.2016

feast for a panayia

 big brisbane turn out for tis panayias feast day luncheon in Brisbane 22nd october .. the day was orginised  by the kytherian assocation of Queensland ...

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 23.10.2016

lots of love in the room !

inside the main area of myrtidiotissa , showing the magificent main room of the church .. and on the right is where the panyia icon is kept

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 09.10.2016

arc de myrtithia..

back view of myrtithia, with the olive groves  in the foreground ...

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 07.10.2016

'' stopped into a church i passed along the way ''

lovely little church just passed myrtithia , called agios nikolas perched on the side of the mountain with magnifucent ocean views , the church is unlocked and you may enter to light a candel , all churches in greece facing the ocean are called agios nikolas who protects all at sea ..so next time you are at myrtithia take the road past the monastery and visit this lovely church ....

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 04.10.2016

riders on the storm !

threating wild storm in early august as the large clouds roll across the village of trifyllianika at a church service at agios jannis just before the 15th august , but its bark was worse than the bite.. as no rain fell that evening.. but it looked wild !

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 29.09.2016

agios sortiras ...

lovely church at aroniathika , agios soutiras on the side of the main road with potamos in the background ...vouthsas !

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 25.09.2016

you are my rock

wonderful litte church on the west side of the island  just behind myrtithia which you can drive there and the church is opened, agios nickolas commands magnificent ocean views and protects  all at sea...

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 23.09.2016

the kytherian tis panagias !

big day tomorrow for all kytherians its the  feast of panagia myrtidiotissa [ our lady of the myrtles] , big church service at myrtithia, and the dance at agia pelagia .. so xpona polla to everyone

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.09.2016

the saints of trifyllianika !

3 main horanee from trifyllianika attend a church service for the 15th august services at agios jannis recently sitting under the churches saints ...

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.09.2016

all dressed up!

agia moni on the day she celebrates .. 6th august .. xpona polla everybody  !

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 13.09.2016

agia moni

agai moni with her lovely courtyard.. celebrates on the 6th of august

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 13.09.2016

if you see me walking down the street !

the bishop strides down towards a church service on the 24th august which is 9 days after the falling asleep of the mary .. this is a wonderful service held each year at palochora the bith place of modern kythera .. the church is called the lady of the tax [ e kerea tou fouro ] if you are on the island come to these wonderful church services held in churches that are many hundreds of years old , after all palochora is the where a lot of our ancestors lived some 600 years ago.. give palochora the respect it deserves and attend this service on the mornimng of the 24th of august ... 

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 12.09.2016

and the little congregation !

agios jannis church at trifyllianika on the 29th august , celebrating john the baptist day with lots of people attending from surrounding villages and after the church service  a lovely morning tea was served at the paltia of trifyllianika and outside of the church,,,

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 04.09.2016

oh when the saints come marching in

bishops , priests , dignatries , heads of the kytherian armed forces , the fathful , parade down to the place where agia ellessa was killed by her father , for a special service at the agia ellessa church service this year on the 1st august

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 04.09.2016

agia ellessa ....

the small service performed at the site where agia ellessa was killed by her father for being religious , at the church of agia ellessa on the 1st august

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 02.09.2016

brother hood

part of the lovely church service at agia ellessa on the 1st. august

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 15.05.2016

agios theodoros ..

the parading of the icon of agios theodoros at agia paraskvi .. Taigum ..Brisbane .. Queensland ...to celbrate the patron saint of the island on the 12th may .. the morning service was followed by a morning tea for the attendees .. with plenty of chat about the up coming summer months in kythera ...

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 15.05.2016

agios theodoros brisbane

wonderful morning at agia paraskvi taigum brisbane queensland to celebrate the patron saint of kythera .. agios theodoros . the icon of the saint was paraded around the church grounds fowelled by a morning tea with lots of chatting about kythera and the upcomimg summer .. xpona polla !