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CELEBRATING MARY

Posted by
Dimitrios (ATHENS, Greece) on 15 August 2007 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Today the 15th of August the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Mother of Jesus. Its a national holiday in Greece. I hope she blesses the WORLD.

PENTAX Optio WPi 1/4 second F/3.3 ISO 250 38 mm (35mm equiv.)

YOU ARE ALL WELCOME

kairospix from Singapore, Singapore

have a great holiday of rest!

15 Aug 2007 5:15am

@kairospix: thanks, I did

Soodabeh from Yazd, Iran

Nice holy painting. Happy holiday Dimitrios. May God and all his kind prophets bless the world! Amen! Please pray for peace and health in this holy celebration, Dimitrios!

15 Aug 2007 5:53am

@Soodabeh: I do, I do but to be honestly true, the world situation dissapoints me somehow! Kind regards Dimitrios.

Lorraine from Canada

Beautiful, in every way...God Bless!

15 Aug 2007 8:55am

@Lorraine: they knew how to paint those days because they were true beleivers, regards D.

MichelG from Koksijde, Belgium

hi D, after seen al your beautiful pictures of Greece i feel its time to visit again your country. it's 30 years ago since i visit Greece for the first time.

15 Aug 2007 9:20am

@MichelG: Oh well, thats a very long time ago, many places to discover yet, Meteora in the centre is interesting and Pelion mountain too, same general area, regards D.

Evi from Athens, Greece

Happy holiday to all!
Δημήτρη, Χρόνια πολλά σε σένα, την οικογένειά σου και σ'όλους όσους αγαπάς!

15 Aug 2007 10:00am

@Evi: ΕΥΧΑΡΙΣΤΩ ΠΟΛΥ ΚΥΡΙΑ ΜΟΥ, ΚΑΙ ΕΣΥ ΝΑ ΤΟΥΣ ΑΓΑΠΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΝΑ ΤΟΥΣ ΦΡΟΝΤΙΖΕΙΣ. ΦΙΛΙΚΑ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΗΣ

Wolfgang Prigge from Granby, Canada

Kalimera Dimitrios, I like the icon. Have a pleasant, reflective holiday.

15 Aug 2007 1:22pm

@Wolfgang Prigge: thanks WP, EFHARISTO POLI, D.

Dawn Sutherland from Phoenix, United States

Happy holiday D, may she bless the world.

15 Aug 2007 4:20pm

@Dawn Sutherland: may she will do....regards D

Julia from Vancouver, Canada

I hope so too. nice work.

15 Aug 2007 7:13pm

@Julia: be good now Julia

Sidonie from Sydney, Australia

Hoping too, D. Lovely thought. The Orthodox churches in my area have been busy with large crowds too in the last few days. It's great to see such a calm and happy community at their church.

15 Aug 2007 10:45pm

@Sidonie: People feel the need to beleive strongly in something... regards D

M.E. from Encino, United States

have a blessed day!

16 Aug 2007 3:47am

@M.E.: you too M.E.

PENTAX Optio WPi
1/4 second
F/3.3
ISO 250
38 mm (35mm equiv.)

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