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Greek CommunityChurchParish Highlight: St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Shreveport, Louisiana

Parish Highlight: St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Shreveport, Louisiana

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St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Shreveport, Louisiana was established in 1917. These photos represent a few moments in St. George’s rich history. The Original Greek Orthodox Church was located on the corner of Peabody and Hope Streets in 1924. Members purchased this building, which was remodeled and used as the house of worship for several years.

Photo; GOARCH/Photos Courtesy of Saint George Greek Orthodox Church Shreveport, Louisiana

Members of St. George Greek Orthodox Church (Pictured above) with Fr. Damianos Zikakis and to his right Presbytera Helen holding daughter Virginia on Palm Sunday circa 1932.

Photo; GOARCH/Photos Courtesy of Saint George Greek Orthodox Church Shreveport, Louisiana

Members of St. George Greek Orthodox Church (pictured above) at the newly erected church site with Patriarch Athenagoras I of Constantinople then Archbishop of North America on his Archpastoral visit to Shreveport, La in 1941.

Photo; GOARCH/Photos Courtesy of Saint George Greek Orthodox Church Shreveport, Louisiana
Photo; GOARCH/Photos Courtesy of Saint George Greek Orthodox Church Shreveport, Louisiana

In the two pictures above the preceding picture was taken of the members of the Sons of Pericles a junior organization of AHEPA active in many community affairs circa 1939, the picture proceeding was taken on the celebration of Greek Independence day at the steps of St. George circa 1940’s.

Photo; GOARCH/Photos Courtesy of Saint George Greek Orthodox Church Shreveport, Louisiana

Interior view of St. George Church with members of the choir and altar servers (pictured above) during Holy Week circa 1940’s.

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