THE FEASTS OF THE CIRCUMCISION OF THE LORD AND OF ST BASIL AT THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

From the midnight of Tuesday the 31st of December 2014/13th of January 2015, to 3:00 am of the 1st/14th of January 2015, Matins and the Divine Liturgy were held for the despotic feast of the Circumcision of the Lord and the memory of St Basil, Archbishop of Caesarea, at the katholikon of the Church of ...

Saint Basil the Great – Archbishop of Caesarea

15/1/15 Basil was born during the reign of Emperor Constantine. While still unbaptized, Basil spent fifteen years in Athens where he studied philosophy, rhetoric, astronomy and all other secular sciences of that time. His colleagues at that time were Gregory the Theologian and Julian, later the apostate emperor. In his mature years he was baptized in ...