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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...

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...

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...

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...

Archbishop visits Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church During Covid-19 Pandemic

“We celebrate the first fruits of the harvest on August 6th, the Transfiguration (Metamorphosis) of Christ Feast Day,” said His Eminence, Archbishop Elpidophoros. “I...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Meets with President Trump and Vice President Pence on Hagia Sophia

  New York, NY – Today, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros met with President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at the White House on the...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Responds to Economic Conditions

As with many organizations, COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and its parishes. The financial consequences to...

Hellenic News of America’s Official Editorial Response to the Turkish Government’s July 2020 Actions On the Further Desecration of the Hagia Sophia

July 13, 2020   Dear Readers,   We would like to express our condemnation of the July 2020 decree by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordering the reclassification...

Holy Eparchial Synod Communique

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America NEW YORK – On Thursday, May 7, 2020, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America convened the Holy Eparchial Synod via videoconference, in...

Over 720,000 “Receive the Light” from Archbishop Elpidophoros

-- Social Media Effort led by Top US Policymakers --   WASHINGTON, DC, April 19, 2020 — Top US policymakers - current and former, from both...

Paschal Message of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros

My Beloved Christians, Now all things are filled with light… In this time of darkness: through the most difficult Lent in memory, we have finally arrived...

Καθημερινές Δεήσεις από τον Αρχιεπίσκοπο Ελπιδοφόρο

Νέα Υόρκη - Ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής κ. Ελπιδοφόρος προέστη στην πρώτη, από μια σειρά καθημερινών παρακλήσεων και τρισαγίων για τους πιστούς της Αρχιεπισκοπής Αμερικής οι...

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros’ Christmas Message to the Greek Orthodox Community

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0IUkTIrIAU&feature=youtu.be  

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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...