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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Addresses Congress Via Skype, Archbishop Demetrios Officially Opens 42nd Clergy-Laity Congress with Keynote Address
7/7/2014
His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew addressed from the Phanar in Constantinople the delegates of the 42nd Clergy-Laity Congress via remote video-conferencing through Skype and conveyed his greetings and his Patriarchal blessings to all attending the official opening at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel.
42nd Clergy-Laity Congress Begins with Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of St. George
7/6/2014
The 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America began today with the Orthros service and Hierarchical Divine Liturgy held in the historic Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George of Philadelphia with hundreds of faithful in attendance.
Plenary Session and Banquet Conclude 41st Clergy-Laity Congress - Delegates Decide to Keep Congress Biennial
7/5/2012
The official business of the 41st Clergy-Laity Congress concluded Wednesday July 4, 2012 with the plenary session which lasted all day and was the culmination of the forums, meetings of the committees, workshops, receptions and social events of fellowship--all of which contributed to a very productive and successful Congress, inspiring the delegates and participants to spread the message, Chosen and Appointed by God to Go and Bear Fruit.
Keynote Address of Archbishop Demetrios Officially Opens 41st Clergy-Laity Congress
7/2/2012
The 41st Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America officially began its work this morning at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Hotel. It was highlighted by the Keynote Address of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presented to an audience of more than 1,200 participants. It is customary for the official opening to be attended by delegates, clergy and laity, of both the Clergy-Laity Congress and National Philoptochos Convention.
Keynote Address of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America for the 41st Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress
7/2/2012
The Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Love of God and Father and the Communion of the Holy Spirit has gathered us once again for our Biennial Ecclesiastical Synaxis known as Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
The 41st Clergy-Laity Congress Begins with the Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix
7/2/2012
The 41st Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America commenced yesterday with the Orthros service and Hierarchical Divine Liturgy held in the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity of Phoenix, Arizona, with approximately 1,200 faithful in attendance. The Holy Metropolis of San Francisco and the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Phoenix are the hosts of this 41st Congress.
Patriarchal Message to the 41st Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress
7/2/2012
Our mission and obligation as Christians to bring fruit worthy of our calling should rouse us to search for many and diverse fruits. There are two distinct directions of work that lye before us. First, we must seek fruits in depth: fruits of spiritual cultivation and virtue, fruits of love toward God and humanity, fruits of holiness, wisdom and all virtues.
The 41st Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress Convenes in Phoenix July 1-5
6/27/2012
The 41st Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will convene in Phoenix, Arizona, July 1- 5, 2012, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and it will focus on the theme of this Congress “Chosen and appointed by God to go and bear fruit.” Concurrently with the Clergy-Laity Congress, the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society will convene its Biennial National Convention in the same venue.
The 41st Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress to Convene in Phoenix July 1-5
5/3/2012
The 41st Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will convene in Phoenix, Arizona, July 1- 5, 2012, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort. Concurrently with the Clergy-Laity Congress, the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society will convene its Biennial National Convention in the same venue.