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Monday, May 17, 2021

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Elder Philotheos and His Concern for Greece

I close my posts regarding Elder Philotheos Zervakos with this piece of wisdom, which I think is timely. Elder Philotheos once wrote this to...

Life After Death

“It is natural for people to be saddened for the deprivation and the death of their beloved spouses, children, parents, brothers, relatives, and friends....

Through Many Afflictions, the Lord Said, Shall We Enter Life

“For one to go into eternal life and the Kingdom of the heavens, the path is narrow, it has obstacles, afflictions, distresses, illnesses and...

Love and Humility – Two Medicines

I am sending you a recipe containing two medicines very effective against all the passions and which cure every passion, every evil and sin....

Counsels from Elder Philotheos Zervakos

- When I read the lives of the Saints as a child, I felt as though a ray of divine light had entered my...

The Present Transitory Life is Like the Sea

"The present transitory life is like the sea, and we are the ships. Just as ships at sea, we don't encounter only peace, but...

Life Without Christ Is Not Life

Γεια σας! My name is Konstantinos (Dino) Koutroubas. I am from Philadelphia and currently a seminarian studying at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology...

Latest news

Project HOPE completes successful first year of humanitarian outreach and philanthropy 

Special to the Hellenic News of America It began with a simple goal in mind: Look for a way to keep all parishioners and especially...

A poem by the Late Lili Bita: Our Ancestors

They came with their black kerchiefs tied tightly under their chins. They brought us earthen jars. Sprigs of barley. Their scythes upright above their heads. They entered our hearths. They cackled at our gadgets. They...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Proclaims May 16 as AHEPA Sunday

WASHINGTON, DC --  His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has proclaimed May 16, 2021, as "AHEPA Sunday" in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The Encyclical, issued by Archbishop Elpidophoros, states,...

Very Reverend Archimandrite Christoforos Oikonomidis Appointed New Chancellor of the Holy Metropolis of New Jersey

At the conclusion of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Saint Thomas, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Patriarchal Vicar, announced the appointment...

Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Drawing Competition Commemorating the Fall of Constantinople

In conjunction with the annual commemoration of the Fall of Constantinople, the Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine is proud to announce its inaugural Drawing...