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Sunday, February 28, 2021

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First Meeting of the National Coordinating Committee of the 200th Anniversary of the Greek Revolution

On February 9, 2021, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America convened the first full meeting of the National Coordinating Committee that will oversee the...

An update from the Friends of Saint Nicholas

Dear Friends of our National Shrine, We are excited to announce the unveiling of the new website of the Saint Nicholas National Shrine. There have...

Zoom Brothers’ of the ’60s and ’70s at Hellenic College or Holy Cross

By Dr. Michael Billys, The inception of this group materialized when Dr. Michael Billys, Coordinator, understood that a ‘prayer group’ was necessary to spearhead a...

St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Announces Essay Contest Results

The Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Essay Program committee members reviewed the judges’ results for the 2020 essay competition.  Committee members Katherine Bacalis; Renee...

St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral Prepares for its 100th anniversary celebration throughout 2022

On September 9, 1822, the cornerstone was laid for an Episcopal Church in Philadelphia which led America’s fundraising support for the Greek War of...

A message from Archbishop Elpidophoros on the progress of Saint Nicholas National Shrine: A monument of memory

My Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As you will see from the pictures in this issue, the walls of Saint Nicholas are beginning to...

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros to Offer Prayer at Virtual Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service

PRESS RELEASE New York, NY – Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has been invited by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to offer prayer at the Virtual Presidential...

Archbishop Elpidophoros’ update on Saint Nicholas Shrine and the Donor Wall

My Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Feast of Saint Nicholas is just behind us, Christmas is right before us, and our Saint Nicholas...

Ordination of His Grace Bishop-Elect Ioannis of Phocaea is set to take place this weekend at St. George GOC in Piscataway

Father John was born in Richmond, Virginia to Ernest (of blessed memory) and Artemis Constantine. He and his family were active stewards at Saints...

His Grace Bishop Timothy (Bakakos) of Hexamilion Ordained to the Episcopacy

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago has announced that the Right Reverend Timothy Bakakos, Chancellor of the Metropolis of Chicago, was ordained to the...

His Eminence Maximos, former Metropolitan of Pittsburgh, Falls Asleep in the Lord

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America conveys with great sadness the passing of Metropolitan Maximos, formerly of Pittsburgh, who fell asleep in the Lord. The late...

Greek Archdiocese Launches COVID-19 Parish Recovery Initiative

Many parishes of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America have reported declines in weekly giving and stewardship donations due to the lengthy COVID-19 shutdown. ...

A new vision has been announced for the Greek Archdiocese of America

The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, wanting to strengthen the role of the largest Eparchy of the Mother Church with a new vision...

BREAKING NEWS: His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos of NJ to be transferred

Today, Thursday, October 8, 2020, on the third day of its work in this current month, the Holy and Sacred Synod extensively examined, among...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Meets with Secretary of State Pompeo

Today, Archbishop Elpidophoros of America met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss a number of issues important to the Ecumenical Patriarchate,...

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Teotihuacán shrouded by the mist of time

Teotihuacán elicits gasps upon first seeing the towering Pyramid of the Sun at the entrance to this legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then reality...

Parthenon AHEPA Chapter #495 hosts fundraising event in honor of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Whitestone

By Petros Ragoussis, AHEPA WHITESTONE, NY – On Sunday, February 21, 2021, the Brothers of Andreas T. Stamboulidis Parthenon AHEPA Chapter #495 were invited guests...

DOP Supporting Families at the Penelopean Day Care Center in Athens

By Elena Saviolakis WASHINGTON, DC – The Daughters of Penelope (DOP), a leading international service organization comprised of women of Hellenic heritage and Philhellenes, kicked...

The Greek School where nobody wears a mask

There is a Greek School where students don’t have to wear a mask. The pandemic hasn’t changed anything for them since their classes work...

Pontikas and Pontikos: The two Greeks who achieved world soccer records!

Michael (Michalis) Spanos, Contributor The history of soccer is full of remarkable accomplishments, outstanding performances, moments of glory, well-renowned players, and long-standing records. The last...