What is the Armenian Contribution to Hellenism and Orthodoxy?

By Catherine Tsounis I was walking on second ave by NYU Langone hospital and saw a banner of “100: The Armenian Genocide.” I did not...

Saint Gerasimus of Cephalonia

Memory of our Holy god-bearing Father GERASIMUS the NEW Our holy Father Gerasimus came from the Peloponnese. In his youth, his devout...

The Legend of Chora Sfakion  and the  Songs of the...

Photo by Wolfgang Kistler   It is not often that a Village offers a throne for a King or a Queen, but there is a legend...

The Holy Prophet Daniel and the Three Children

December 17th 1. The Holy Prophet Daniel and the Three Children: Ananias, Azarias and Misael.   All four of them were of the royal...

Remembering Missionary Charita “Mama” Stavrou

By Caitlyn Sargent Charita Stavrou passed from this life early Saturday, March 24th, 2018, after battling cancer. Mrs. Stavrou dedicated her life to her faith,...

Off the Beaten Trail: In Search of St. Nicholas in Russia

By Catherine Tsounis   Santa Claus is not from the North Pole. He is based on Nicholas, the Greek Orthodox Bishop of Myra, Lycia. This Greek/Byzantine...

Saint Gerasimus of Cephalonia

Memory of our Holy god-bearing Father GERASIMUS the NEW Our holy Father Gerasimus came from the Peloponnese. In his youth, his devout...

Holy Pascha The Feasts of Feasts: A Message by Archbishop...

April 16, 2017                                                                To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish...

Saint Gregory the Theologian on the Nativity

From Oration 38, "On the Nativity of Christ"   Christ is born, give glory; Christ is from the heavens, go to meet him; Christ...

Off the Beaten Trail: April 8th Easter in Moscow Russia

By: Catherine Tsounis, Contributor Travel makes new friends. I have a correspondence with my tour Russian guide Irina, a mother of three sons, for over two...

The Spiritual Beauty of Dion

By:  Catherine Tsounis. East Coast Correspondent  “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous”, - Aristotle Winter invokes memories of spring. This is...

The Archangels

That the angels are constantly involved in this world is testified to, clearly and unmistakably, in Holy Scripture. Both from the Scriptures and from...

On the Road in Greece: A Stay in Metsovo

By Catherine Tsounis   “We cannot get hotels in Ioannina for our entire group,” said Kostoula Kapogiannis, group leader of the Kapogiannis Tours three-day excursion to...

Saint Stephen the Archdeacon and Protomartyr

Today is the feast of Saint Stephen the Archdeacon and Protomartyr. He is a great Saint of the Church, full of miracles. His story...

HCHC SEMINARIANS VISIT ARCHDIOCESE

NEW YORK - The 2018 graduating class of Seminarians of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Mass., visited the headquarters...

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