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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...

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...

The Hellenic Initiative’s First-Ever Virtual Gala Raises $1.6M to Aid Greece

Online Event Draws Global Audience, Features PM Mitsotakis and Celebrity Performances/Remarks NEW YORK CITY, November 14, 2020 — Greeks from around the world united in...

Greek Diaspora Unites Under The Hellenic Initiative

THI's November 12 Virtual Gala Supports Businesses and Offers Crisis Relief to Those Affected by Pandemic in Greece Once again uniting the Greek diaspora and...

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. ...

Construction to resume of the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at The World Trade Center 

Archbishop Elpidophoros and Governor Andrew Cuomo Preside at Ceremony to Resume Construction of the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at The...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Supports the Urgent Work of the Archdiocese Benefits Committee

New York, NY – Today, July 6, 2020, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America reiterated his support of the Archdiocese Benefits Committee (ABC) as...

Archbishop Elpidophoros convened the spring meeting of the Archdiocese Council virtually

New York, NY – On June 29, 2020 His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America convened the Spring Meeting of the Archdiocese Council.  Due to...

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...

St. Photios National Shrine Opens Its Doors to the Community with Christmas Open House

SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla. –   His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, the Hierarchal Proistamenos of the St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine in St. Augustine, Florida, hosted...

THE CELEBRATION OF THE FEAST OF ST. NICHOLAS

NEW YORK – Orthodox faithful around the world and in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America celebrated with faith and reverence the Feast day of...

ARCHBISHOP ELPIDOPHOROS DESIGNATES NATIONAL PHILOPTOCHOS SOCIETY SUNDAY

CHICAGO – During the Seventeenth National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon held Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, designated the Sunday of...

CONFERENCE ON GREEK EDUCATION

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America will convene a national conference on Greek Education with the theme: “The Vision for Greek Education...

ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR OF THE DIRECT ARCHDIOCESAN DISTRICT

NEW YORK – The Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education will hold the annual Professional Development Seminar on Tuesday, November 5th (Election Day), at St. Demetrios High School in Astoria. The Seminar aims at...

FCAO honored Dr. Symeon C. Symeonides and Peter Kakoyiannis, Esq. at the 2019 Annual Testimonial Dinner

New York, NY – Legal Scholar Dr. Symeon Symeonides and Peter Kakoyiannis, Esq. were the honorees at the “2019 Annual Testimonial Dinner” of the Federation...

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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...