Seven miles south of the town of Sparta, in the softly rolling hills of Laconia, Greece, and along the seaward road to Gytheio, a one-room church stands in a grove of olive trees. Known as Ayios Vasileios, it is an unassuming structure, a small building made of local stone and brick named in honor of Saint Basil the Great, one of the Three Holy Hierarchs of the Greek Orthodox Church. Read more…