Saint of the day:
Patron Saint of Snow and Winter!
and Thessaloniki, Siberia, Sremska Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica; soldiers; Crusades (in Roman Catholic tradition);
agriculture, peasants and shepherds ; construction workers
Saint Dimitar's Story
Tradition states, the day of St. Dimitar feast is said to be the day when the weather breaks and winter begins. According to traditional belief on this day the skies open up, after which we can expect the first snow. Dimitar is the patron saint of winter, cold and snow.
Hagios Demetrios, Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece