Holy Hierarchs Day No Longer a School Holiday, Greek Education Ministry Said

January 15, 2020

ATHENS – Schools will run classes as per usual on January 30, the Education Ministry said on Monday, in a statement that announced how the annual profession-specific national holiday of the Three Holy Hierarchs (Trion Ierarchon), will from now on be a default school day.

Up until now January 30 has kept schools closed to commemorate the patron saints of education, St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, St. John Chrysostom.

However, the ministry’s announcement clarified that the the patron saints of education will be commemorated on the day within the regular school schedule.


ATHENS - Greece's civil protection authority is on high alert ahead of the upcoming adverse weather front expected to hit the country as of Monday.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.


Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.