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Palm Sunday in Oia?

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Palm Sunday in Oia?

Thank you in advance, all of you Santorini experts!

We will be on Santorini (based in Oia) the weekend before Orthodox Easter (which is Western Easter). Does the Orthodox church celebrate a Palm Sunday the weekend before Easter as the Western church does? Could you give me any guidance for services or events that would be worthwhile to seek out while we are there associated with this?

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1. Re: Palm Sunday in Oia?

Yes, the Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday.

Festive services will be held everyday in almost every (active)church of Santorini.

For those who will be able to spend Easter on Santorini I'd recommend to drive up to Profitis Elias and join the Easter Service held by the monks starting Saturday night at 11 PM.

Normally the Monastery is open for the public all through the Holy Week, so chances are you can access it also on Palm Sunday.

General info on Greek Easter:

http://www.greecetravel.com/easter/

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2. Re: Palm Sunday in Oia?

yes, you can visit any church the morning from 0700am until to 10am and evening from 1830-2100 pm.

Is Better go to one from the villages megaloxori-pirgos-oia, the monastery prophitis ilias I do not propose you it has other schedule.

Also in the fira exists catholic church-metropolis (In the fira' they live a lot of families of catholics for a lot of years).

www.cathecclesia.gr/hellas/index.php…

in oia the church isin square "akathistos imnos -platsani'' is nice.

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3. Re: Palm Sunday in Oia?

Thank you very much! :)

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