The Synaxis of the Mother of God is a national holiday and is celebrated every year in Greece on December 26. The day is dedicated by the Orthodox Church to the Virgin Mary, who was the mother of Jesus Christ, the central figure of the Christian faith. Mary is known as the Mother of God because Jesus is called God by Christians.
Synaxis of the Mother of God – History
A synaxis honours a significant figure and honours ‘Theotokos,’ a title given to Mary, which means God-Bearer.
Synaxis of the Mother of God – Dates
Also Read –
Where was Jesus born?
Jesus was born in Bethlehem, a town in Israel.
When is Synaxis of the Mother of God celebrated?
The day is celebrated every year in Greece on December 26.