About OAC

The basic mission of the OAC is the dialogical witness and the liturgical ministry of Orthodoxy in the modern world; therefore, it is devoted to the cultivation of the spirit of dialogue between Orthodoxy and other confessions and religions, but also between faith, science and culture.

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Easter 2020
Easter 2020

The Orthodox Academy of Crete has been working for the wellbeing of human beings from the day of its foundation until today, for a society without the diseases of prejudice and hate, the wounds of violence

For this world of ours…!
For this world of ours…!

The Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAC) has been working for the wellbeing of human beings for more than 52 years, for a society without the diseases of prejudice and hate, the wounds of violence and war as

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LIBERATION AND RECONCILIATION, 75 YEARS LATER (REVISED TEXT)
LIBERATION AND RECONCILIATION, 75 YEARS LATER (REVISED TEXT)
Saturday, May 23, 2020

Europe has just commemorated the 75th anniversary of the German surrender in May 1945. For us World War II was over, although in the Far East it would continue for several more months. In the Netherlands,

The OAC an acknowledged Research Centre
The OAC an acknowledged Research Centre
Friday, November 15, 2019

By the bill “On Co-operations between Universities and Technological Educational Institutes (TEI), access to highest education...” by the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs (Government Gazette

Seminar on Byzantine Iconography at the Holy Monastery of Valamo/ Finland  with the participation of the OAC
Seminar on Byzantine Iconography at the Holy Monastery of Valamo/ Finland with the participation of the OAC
Saturday, March 2, 2019

For the third consecutive time, the OAC received and accepted the invitation to co-operate for a Seminar on Byzantine Iconography at the Holy Monastery of Valamo in Finland. There, the Iconpainter and

The feast day of Saint Makarios is celebrated at the OAC
The feast day of Saint Makarios is celebrated at the OAC
Friday, January 19, 2018

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, on the occasion of the feast of St. Makarios of Egypt (January 19) and in the presence of many of the faithful,

The Academy of Athens honours the Academy of Crete
The Academy of Athens honours the Academy of Crete
Friday, December 22, 2017

In a moving atmosphere, the Academy of Athens awarded the Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAK) with the Silver Medal, on the occasion of the fifty years since its foundation

Through the eyes of an artist
Through the eyes of an artist
Sunday, November 19, 2017

The opening of an art exhibition took place at the Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAC) on Sunday, November 19, 2018, entitled: “Through the eyes of an artist”.

Conferences

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Sections

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Chapels

Ορθοδοξία, Περιβάλλον κ.α.

Iconography

Οργανώνουμε & φιλοξενούμε τοπικά, εθνικά & διεθνή συνέδρια

Libraries

Διοργανώνουμε & φιλοξενούμε επιστημονικές Ημερίδες

Museum

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