Memorial Services- Μνημόσυνα
Memorial Services are performed as act of love and remembrance towards the departed members of the Church, where a bowl of wheat is prepared and brought to Church, sometimes at the gravesite too.
They are not, however, held on the following days:
-From the Saturday of Lazarus until the Sunday of St. Thomas.
-On the feast days of our Lord:
-Epiphany (6th January)
-The Presentation (2nd February)
-The Annunciation (25th March)
-The Ascension, Pentecost,
-The Transfiguration (6th August) and -Christmas Day (25th December).
-On the Feast of the Parish Church.
-On the 15 August, the Dormition of the Virgin Mary.