Metropolis of Kythira
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The Holy Metropolis of Kythira and Antikythera (Gr:Κύθηρα, Cythera, Kythera) is under the jurisdiction of the Church of Greece.
The Metropolis of Kythira has a total of 30 churches, 300 chapels, 30 cemetery churches and 4 monasteries.
- For more information, see main article: Panagia Myrtidiotissa
The Holy icon of Panagia Myrtidiotissa (The Virgin of the Myrtle Tree) was found by a sheperd in c. 1160. A monastery has been founded in that exact location and the icon and monastery celebrate August 15.
- Virgin-martyr St. Elessa of Kythera, d. 375 (August 1)
- St. Theodore of Korinth (May 12, 922) - his relics were found on Kythira and in 1630 Bishop Athanasius (Valerianos) of Kythira founded a church in honour of this saint.
- Priest-martyr St. Myronos of Antikythira (August 17)
- St. Myronos was from a wealthy family who devoted his entire life to the priesthood and establishing the Christian church during the reign of the Dekios, c. 250 AD. He dies a martyric death.
Churches, Monasteries and Chapels
- The Holy Monastery of St. Theodore of Korinth
- The Holy Monastery of Hope of the Virgin Mary
- The Holy Monastery of St. Elessa of Kythira