Greek Cheese Descriptions

Greek Cheese Descriptions

Anthotiros Anthotiros is traditional Greek whey cheese with Controlled Denomination of Origin (DOC). It has been manufactured in Greece for many centuries from whey of ewe’s and goat’s milk or mixtures, with the addition of small quantities of milk and/or cream, in...
Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith

Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith

As a Greek Cypriot I learnt from a very young age that in our faith Name Days play an important part, and are as important or sometimes more important that birthdays.  Now as part of Ellines United I have decided to add to this website all the names that need to...
The Importance of Saints and Why There are Saints in the Orthodox Church

The Importance of Saints and Why There are Saints in the Orthodox Church

Growing up in a Greek family we were taught the importance of our names. Over the years people have given in to the trappings of the world and are now compromising the importance of their Orthodox Tradition. Orthodox families have placed huge importance on names. The naming process is not only important to the Church but it also holds great significance to us as Orthodox Christians.

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