A Modern Odyssey: Kostas Myrsiades’ Drinking from the Blood Pit

  Lili Bita, Cultural Affairs Correspondent Special to the Hellenic News of America   My Dear Readers and Friends,   Today I would like to present to you a remarkable...

January 1: Saint Basil the Great

St Basil the Great   1st of January   One of the Greatest Fathers of the Church; he, his friend St Gregory of Nazianzus...

Nicholas Anton Appointed Interim Director of the Ecumenical Department

  EW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America has appointed Nicholas Anton as the interim director of the Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith...

On the Trail in Greece: Greek Gold from Russia at Acropolis...

By Catherine Tsounis   President Vladimir Putin’s May 2016 visit to Greece began the “Year of Greece and Russian Cultural Events”. The traditional bonds of friendship and...

November 9 – Saint Nectarius of Aegina (Egina)

Memory of our Father among the Saints NECTARIUS, Bishop of Pentapolis, Wonderworker and founder of the Monastery of the Holy Trinity on EGINA  ...

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries...

GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA   Protocol No. 176/17   November 1, 2017 Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries Saints Cosmas and Damian  To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and...

The Three Hierarchs: An Earthly Trinity

THE THIRTIETH DAY OF JANUARY   On the 30th of the month, we celebrate the joint Memory of our THREE Holy Fathers and DOCTORS...

Metropolitan Nikitas Lulias led Buenos Aires forum on slavery and human...

Under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, a second international forum on modern slavery convened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 5-8, 2018. This forum,...

On the Trail in Greece: The Mycenaean Civilization at the National...

By Catherine Tsounis   The Mycenaean Exhibit at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens has the richest and most important finds of its kind. Guide Antony...

November 13 – Saint John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom (the Golden-Tongued), Patriarch of Constantinople.   He was born in Antioch in the year 347, his father's name being Secundus and...

Orthodox Hierarchs Support International Orthodox Christian Charities’ Hurricane Response 

Orthodox Christian leaders in the United States have exhorted the faithful to respond during heavy 2017 hurricane season Baltimore, MD (November 17, 2017) – The...

The Spread of the Celebration of the Feast of the Lord’s...

Speaking of the spread of the celebration of Christmas, St John Chrysostom says: ‘As beautiful and prolific fruit-trees, when planted in the earth,...

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ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΟΡΘΟΔΟΞΟΣ ΑΡΧΙΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΗ ΑΜΕΡΙΚΗΣ ΝΕΑ ΥΟΡΚΗ – Στο μικρό ιστορικό παρεκκλήσιο του Αποστόλου Παύλου στην έδρα της Ιεράς Αρχιεπισκοπής Αμερικής λειτούργησε σήμερα ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής...

Christ, the Transfiguration, and Us

A blessed feast of the Transfiguration of Christ to everyone! Χρόνια πολλά και καλό Παράδεισο! Today's feast is considered one of the 12 major...

Gods and Marginal Atheists in the Greco-Roman World

By Evaggelos Vallianatos   Reading Homer’s Trojan War epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, is an eye-opening introduction to Greek civilization. The stories are full of...

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