News and Events
Program Schedule for Come Receive the Light, the National Radio Program of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese
6/08/2002 - 6/15/2002
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope John Paul II Sign Declaration on Protecting the Environment
VENICE, Italy (AP) - Joined by a video link, Pope John Paul II and the spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians signed a declaration Monday stating that protecting the environment is a "moral and spiritual" duty.
New York, NY - The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Education Department has announced that this year's Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek will be administered on Friday, June 21st, from 1:15 to 4:15 p.m.
New York, NY - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, hosted a luncheon at the Archdiocese on May 28th, in honor of the retiring Ambassador of Greece to the United States Alexander Philon and his wife, Mrs. Helen Philon.
New York, NY - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, was present today at a brief and somber Ground Zero ceremony marking the end of cleanup and recovery efforts, eight months and 19 days after the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center were brought down by hijacked airliners.
New York, NY – The Alpha Omega Council of Boston bestowed upon His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios its Lifetime Achievement Award on May 18, at its 22nd annual awards banquet held at the John F. Kennedy Library.
Baltimore (IOCC) - One of the NBA's leading rebounders also knows something about helping people rebound from the effects of war in his home country of Yugoslavia.
Archbishop Demetrios Delivers Paparrigopoulos Lecture at Queens College Byzantine Center 24th Annual Awards Dinner
New York, NY - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, delivered The Constantinos D. Paparrigopoulos Lecture at the 24th Annual Certificate of Achievement Awards Dinner of the Center for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies of Queens College/City University of New York on May 30th. The occasion also marked the retirement of Professor Harry J. Psomiades, founder and director of the Center.
Coordinating Committee Appointed for Archdiocesan Advisory Committee of Science and Technology - Task Subcommittees Established
New York, NY - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, recently announced the appointment of a central coordinating committee to organize and plan the work of the Archdiocesan Advisory Committee on Science and Technology (AACST).
Baltimore (IOCC) - Deborah Hadjes Funti is going on a "very special mission" that combines her commitment to Orthodox Christianity and her interest in ecumenism.
for 6/01/2002 - 6/15/2002
New York,NY – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced the release of the first edition of ILLUMINATIONS, a quarterly video magazine to be sent directly to dioceses and parishes by the end of May. Produced by the Department of Administration in association with Greek Orthodox Telecommunications, and sponsored by the Leadership 100 Endowment Fund, ILLUMINATIONS is designed to project the Archdiocese, Dioceses and ministries of the Church.
Christos Cotsakos Announces Gift of $1 Million in Honor of Hellenic College and Holy Cross Graduates at 2002 Commencement
Brookline, MA - The warmth and joy of Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology's graduation exercises stood in direct contrast to the cold, stormy weather on Saturday, May 18th. Notwithstanding the rain and snow, Pappas Auditorium was filled with family, friends and well wishers of the Class of 2002 as His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, presided over the 60th annual commencement exercises.
5/25/2002 - 6/08/2002
New York - The Department of Internet Ministries is pleased to announce the availability of new Iconogram Graduation Cards at http://www.iconograms.org. Iconograms is a free service that allows Orthodox Christians to send electronic icon cards for any occasion.
New York, NY - In view of the continuing progress in the process related to the proposed Charter of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, the following update is offered to provide relevant information to the faithful.
Christos M. Cotsakos Announces One Million Dollar Gift to Hellenic College/Holy Cross at May 18th Commencement Ceremonies
New York, NY - During commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 18th, at Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA, Dr. Christos M. Cotsakos, Chairman and CEO of E*TRADE Group, offered one million dollars for the continued work and growth of the school.
New York, NY—His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, announced today the appointment of the Rev. Deacon Nektarios Morrow as Director of Communications for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese.
Orthodox Christians Worldwide to Observe Easter May 5th - Good Friday, Resurrection Service to be Broadcast Live Celebrated by Archbishop Demetrios at Holy Trinity Cathedral
Holy Week Schedules of Bishop Dimitrios of Xanthos, Bishop Savas of Troas, Bishop Andonios of Phasiane and Bishop Philotheos of Meloa
Orthodox Christians Worldwide to Observe Easter May 5th -- Consecration of Chrism Holy Thursday at Ecumenical Patriarchate
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Joins in Appeal Condemning Violence in Mideast and Urges World Leaders To Use All Means To End Unrest
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries and Ionian Village Relocate to St. Basil Academy
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Named 2002 Winner of the Sophie Prize for Leadership on the Environment
Athens 2004 Organizing Committee to Present Olympic Volunteer and Education Program April 9 at Holy Trinity Cathedral and April 16 At St. Demetrios Greek-American Day School, Astoria
President Bush Presents Archbishop Demetrios with Official Proclamation Declaring March 25, 2002 Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy
Orthodox Christians Begin Great Lent March 18, Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated Worldwide March 24, Orthodox Easter to be Observed May 5th
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Departments of Internet Ministries and Communications Offer Live Broadcast of Patriarchal Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Cathedral, NY
Paternal Dialogue with Students and Families, Visit With Philoxenia House Children Highlight Pastoral Visit of Ecumenical Patriarch to Boston
President Bush, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Discuss Role of Patriarchate in Advancing Understanding Among Religions Following September 11 Attacks
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew To Present Athenagoras Human Rights Award To President George Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush
His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Arrives At Andrews Air Force Base for Six Day US Visit
St. Demetrios Church, Ft. Lauderdale and Orthodox Christian Network Present Festival of Orthodox Christian Books Lectures and Concerts on March 8-10, 2002
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Meet with President Bush, Secy. of State Powell During Six-Day Visit to Washington, DC, Boston, and New York City, March 4-10
Offering our Orthodox Faith To Contemporary America 36th Biennial Archdiocese Clergy-Laity Congress Theme
Live Internet Broadcast of All Services Now Available Online From Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Orange, Connecticut
Bus Lazarakis appointed Assistant Director of the Archdiocesan Youth Ministry Department and Camp Director of Ionian Village
Department of Internet Ministries to Provide Live Webcast of Ordination of Bishop-Elect Gerasimos Michaleas on Feb. 9, 2002
Metropolitan Joachim of Chalcedon Suffers Stroke in Istanbul Feb. 6 -- Archbishop Demetrios Expresses Concern
Come Receive the Light, the National Orthodox Christian Radio Program, Releases Schedule for February 9, 2002
Archbishop Demetrios Receives Honorary Degree from St. Vladimir's Seminary and Delivers Fr. Schmemann Memorial Lecture
Dr. Maria Pantelia to Lecture in Celebration of Greek Letters at Holy Trinity Cathedral January 30th
New Board of Trustees of the Orthodox Christian Network to Convene March 9th in Ft. Lauderdale, FL ---- Program Schedule January 2002
Archbishop Demetrios Convenes First Archdiocesan Council Meeting Following Sept. 11 Terrorist Attack