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  • FDF 2017 Faith, Dance, Fellowship, largest Greek Orthodox Youth Gathering in the United States
    2/18/2017
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America arrived in San Diego Thursday Feb. 16, for the 2017 Folk Dance and
    41st Annual FDF Brings Together Faith, Culture and Philanthropy
    2/13/2017
    he sights and sounds of the 41st Annual Folk Dance and Choral Festival (FDF) will fill the Town and Country Resort in Sa
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Continue Successful Fellowships at the UN
    2/7/2017
    The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is in
    Thirty Dance Groups Expected to Participate in "Parathosi 2017" Dance Festival
    2/6/2017
    PARATHOSI 2017, the annual celebration of Hellenic Heritage & Dance of the Direct Archdiocesan District of the Greek Ort
    Statement from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America
    2/4/2017
    As Greek Orthodox Christians and as Americans, we express our sadness and pain for our brothers and sisters all over the
    Center for Family Care Develops Clergy-Couple Care program
    2/3/2017
    The Center for Family Care, hosted Jan. 26-27, at the Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Tarpon Springs, 38 participants, from
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Photios and Saint Photios National Shrine Day - February 6, 2017
    2/3/2017
    On our annual celebration of the Feast of Saint Photios the Great, Patriarch of Constantinople, and our recognition of t
    Public Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Feb. 5-19, 2017
    2/3/2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos pressoffice@goarch.org
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters Day - January 30, 2017
    1/26/2017
    Today, their examples and teaching guide us in living in a changing and challenging world. They show us how faith and s
    Celebration for Three Hierarchs and the Day of Greek Letters
    1/25/2017
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, through its National Department of Greek Education and the Direct Archdiocesa
    First Step for New Youth Protection System
    1/24/2017
    Twenty-two youth and camp workers from across the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America gathered, yesterday Mon., Jan. 2
    Archbishop Demetrios of America at Presidential Inauguration
    1/20/2017
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America invited by the Presidential Inauguration Committee and representing the Gre
    Archbishop Demetrios Awards the Medal of St Paul to Reince Priebus, Gus Bilirakis and George Gigicos
    1/20/2017
    Archbishop Demetrios of America bestowed yesterday evening during a Greek-American inaugural reception, the Medal of Sai
    Archbishop Demetrios to Attend Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies
    1/18/2017
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America has been invited and will attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration, Friday
    Rev. Dr. Demetrios J. Constantelos Fell Asleep in the Lord
    1/13/2017
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America mourns the passing of Fr. Demetrios J. Constantelos, one of the most respected
    The Feast of Holy Theophany in Tarpon Springs
    1/6/2017
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Geron of America headed the festivities surrounding the Feast of Theophany, the Feast
    2017 Archdiocesan Yearbook Dedicated to Archbishop Demetrios for 50 Years of Episcopal Ministry Now Available Online
    12/30/2016
    This year’s edition is highlighted by the dedication to Archbishop Demetrios, who was elected to the Episcopacy on Jun
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Basil and the New Year
    12/29/2016
    He sends us as His voice into a world that continues to change. At the beginning of each calendar year we are reminded
    Leadership 100 Approves $250,000 Gift for Ionian Village Rebuilding
    12/21/2016
    At a special meeting on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, the Leadership 100 Executive Committee unanimously approved a $250,0
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Nativity 2016
    12/19/2016
    Today, we know Him as the Christ child, the hope for all humanity, and the fulfillment of divine promises. He is the da
    Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas 2016
    12/19/2016
    We praise and glorify the God in Trinity, who deemed us worthy once again this year to reach the great feast of the Nati
    The 9th century Greek Manuscript of the Complete New Testament (Codex 1424) is returned during Magnificent Ceremony and Vespers Service
    12/4/2016
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America returned yesterday, Saturday Dec. 3, 2016, a rare ninth century Gree
    Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine Holds "Topping Out Ceremony"
    11/28/2016
    Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine held a “topping out ceremony" this morning at its constructio
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Thanksgiving Day 2016
    11/18/2016
    The Thanksgiving holiday is a joyous day of celebrating the blessings of life. Traditions connected to faith, family, a
    Archbishop Demetrios Receives 9th Century Codex 1424 from Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
    11/17/2016
    A rare ninth century Greek manuscript of the complete New Testament (Codex 1424) was handed over by the Rev. Dr. James N
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Archangels - November 8, 2016
    11/3/2016
    To make this long awaited and much needed Greek Orthodox Continuum-Care Facility a reality and provide a home for more o
    Ninth Century Manuscript of the New Testament to be Taken Back to its Place of Origin by Archbishop Demetrios
    11/3/2016
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, with the blessings of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, w
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries - November 1, 2016
    10/28/2016
    Each year we are led by our National Ladies Philoptochos Society in support of the philanthropic ministries of our belov
    Patriarchal Proclamation on the 25th Anniversary of His All-Holiness' Election to the Ecumenical Throne
    10/26/2016
    We offer praise and glory to the Triune God, who deemed us worthy to reach the twenty-fifth anniversary since the day wh
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for OXI Day - October 28, 2016
    10/25/2016
    On October 28, 1940, and in the hard days, months, and years that followed, the cry of “OXI” resonated in the hearts
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Mourns the Passing of George S. Coumantaros
    10/24/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America mourns the passing of George S. Coumantaros, an internationally renowned busin
    George S. Tsandikos, New Vice President of the Archdiocesan Council
    10/20/2016
    George S. Tsandikos is the new Vice President of the Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America s
    Archdiocesan Council Commences New Two-Year Term
    10/18/2016
    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America began its new two-year term and convened for its r
    Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod (Fall 2016)
    10/13/2016
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular meeting at the Synodal Ch
    "Bartholomew: Apostle and Visionary" - First Complete Biography of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
    10/13/2016
    The first complete biography on His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, titled “Bartholomew: Apostle and Vi
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for National Leadership 100 Sunday - October 23, 2016
    10/11/2016
    On this Sunday, October 23, the Feast of Saint Iakovos, we give thanks first to God whose love was revealed among us in
    President Nicos Anastasiades and Archbishop Demetrios of America talk about the Cyprus issue
    9/23/2016
    The President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Nicos Anastasiades visited His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America toda
    Ο Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδος κ. Αλέξης Τσίπρας επισκέφθηκε τον Αρχιεπίσκοπο Αμερικής κ. Δημήτριο
    9/22/2016
    Ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής κ. Δημήτριος υποδέχθηκε σ
    Stavros Niarchos Foundation Donates 5 Million Dollars for the Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas at the WTC
    9/21/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces with great joy that the Stavros Niarchos Foundation fulfilled last w
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Commemoration of the Asia Minor Catastrophe - September 18, 2016
    9/16/2016
    In recognition of this and many related tragic events of that era, I ask the parishes of our Holy Archdiocese to have sp
    Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Mike Pence Visits Archbishop Demetrios
    9/15/2016
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America received today in his office at the Headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Arch
    Massive Damage at Ionian Village, Archdiocese Begins Rebuilding Campaign
    9/9/2016
    Following the initial news of destruction at the Ionian Village Camp facilities, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Ameri
    Ionian Village Sustains Extensive Damage from Tornados
    9/8/2016
    The site of Ionian Village in Vartholomio, Ilia, Greece, sustained extensive damage from fierce tornados that went throu
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Ecclesiastical New Year and the Day for the Protection of our Natural Environment
    8/31/2016
    We give thanks to our merciful and holy God for this blessed opportunity to begin another ecclesiastical year, and we an
    2017 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars Offered - Online Ordering Now Available
    8/22/2016
    Calendar orders can now be placed online at www.goarchprinting.org. This new online ordering system will speed up the or
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Dormition - August 15, 2016
    8/11/2016
    The Virgin Mary knew the voice of Christ because she shared a unique relationship with Him as His mother. She heard His
    A day in the life of Ionian Village 2016
    8/2/2016
    Ionian Village, the summer camp ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America in Greece, is having another very
    Archbishop Demetrios Delivers Invocation at the Democratic National Convention
    7/28/2016
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, offered the Prayer of Invocation tod
    Archbishop Demetrios Visits Camp Saint Paul
    7/26/2016
    Archbishop Demetrios of America visited today July 26, 2016, Camp Saint Paul, the Direct Archdiocesan District’s youth
    Archbishop Demetrios delivers benediction at Republican National Convention
    7/21/2016
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, offered the Prayer of Benediction la
    Unity in Harmony and Peace, from the 43rd Biennial Clergy Laity Congress in Nashville
    7/9/2016
    The 43rd Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America concluded Thursday, July 7, 2016, w
    43rd Clergy-Laity Congress Officially Opens with Archbishop Demetrios' Keynote Address
    7/4/2016
    In a Fourth of July festive atmosphere, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America declared the official opening of th
    Keynote Address By His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America - 43rd Clergy Laity Congress
    7/4/2016
    By the grace of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ we are together again as Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America at
    The 43rd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress Begins in Nashville with Divine Liturgy
    7/3/2016
    The Archbishop, in his homily, said that the theme of the Congress “You are the voice of Christ in a changing world”
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day - July 4, 2016
    6/30/2016
    This is the voice that must be our voice. His words must be heard and the Gospel communicated in all that we do. Now i
    Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church Proceeds in the Spirit of Unity, Despite Absences
    6/24/2016
    The work of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church convened June 20, 2016, the Feast of the Holy Spirit, at t
    Archbishop Demetrios of America Visits USS TRUMAN in Souda Bay Naval Base
    6/23/2016
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America visited yesterday, June 22, the USS HARRY S. TRUMAN, the largest US Superca
    Ecumenical Patriarch and Primates of the Orthodox Church Ready to Begin Deliberations of the Holy and Great Council in Crete
    6/16/2016
    The people, the island and the Church of Crete welcomed warmly His-All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew who arr
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Condemns the Terrorist Attack in Orlando
    6/13/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is saddened and appalled by the latest senseless mass shooting in Orlando, Flo
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Protests the Reading of Koran in Hagia Sophia
    6/10/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America expresses its deepest regret for the unexpected and continuing daily reading o
    Announcement of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on the Holy and Great Synod
    6/6/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has received today the text of an important announcement from the Ecumenical P
    Metropolitans Ambrosios of Korea and Nathanael of Kos and Nisyros to represent Ecumenical Patriarch at the 43rd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress
    6/2/2016
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America was informed yesterday by a letter from His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriar
    Επίσκεψη του Δημάρχου Θεσσαλονίκης Γιάννη Μπουτάρη στον Αρχιεπίσκοπο Δημήτριο
    5/31/2016
    Ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής κ. Δημήτριος δέχθηκε σήμε
    Public Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, May 31 – June 12, 2016
    5/26/2016
    Contact: Stavros Papagermanos Tel.: 212-570-3530 Email: pressoffice@goarch.org
    Ecumenical Patriarchate Provides Resources for Holy and Great Council
    5/20/2016
    An historic gathering for the Orthodox Christian Churches, the first of its kind in 1200 years, is being supported with
    Archdiocesan Council Spring Meeting Convened in Pittsburgh
    5/13/2016
    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular spring meeting May 12-13
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for AHEPA Sunday - May 15, 2016
    5/10/2016
    On this day we also recognize the members of our beloved AHEPA family, as they are inspired by the power of the faith th
    Archbishop Demetrios Visits Fire Ravaged St. Sava Cathedral
    5/4/2016
    As an expression of the support and concern of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of Amer
    Archdiocese Expresses Sympathy and Concern upon the Fire Destruction of St. Sava Cathedral
    5/2/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America expresses deep sorrow, concern and sympathy to our Serbian Orthodox brethren f
    Patriarchal Encyclical for Holy Pascha 2016
    4/27/2016
    We wholeheartedly address you from the See of the Ecumenical Patriarchate with the joyous greeting “Christ is risen!�
    Orthodox Christians to Observe Pascha (Easter) May 1st
    4/26/2016
    More than 250 million Orthodox Christians worldwide will celebrate Pascha (Easter) Sunday, May 1, 2016. This year Ortho
    43rd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress Registration Open and On-line
    4/19/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the opening of the on-line registration process for the 43rd Biennia
    The 43rd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress to Convene in Nashville, July 3-8
    4/19/2016
    The 43rd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will convene in Nashville, Tennesse
    Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod
    4/15/2016
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular spring meeting at the Syn
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Pope Francis and Archbishop Ieronymos to Visit the Island of Lesbos
    4/7/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has received the following announcement from the Ecumenical Patriarchate and f
    Archbishop Demetrios Calls on the Greek-American Community to Support the Petition of the Pan-Macedonian Association for the Name of FYROM
    4/7/2016
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America met with the representatives of the Executive Committee of the Pan-Macedoni
    President Obama Hosts White House Annual Greek Independence Day Celebration
    4/5/2016
    President Barack Obama hosted yesterday April 4, 2016 at the White House, the Annual Greek Independence Day celebration
    Archbishop Demetrios Calls for full participation in NYC’s Greek Independence Parade, April 10, 2016
    4/1/2016
    On March 25th we celebrated the beautiful and holy Feast of the Annunciation and the commemoration of Greek Independence
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Annunciation and Greek Independence Day
    3/24/2016
    On this holy and beautiful Feast of the Annunciation we celebrate the astonishing announcement by Archangel Gabriel to o
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Offers Prayers Following the Terrorist Attack in Brussels
    3/23/2016
    Following the most horrific, deplorable, and senseless acts of violence and terror in Brussels, the Greek Orthodox Archd
    Archbishop Demetrios' 10 Suggestions for Lent
    3/18/2016
    Archbishop Demetrios offered ten suggestions for each Orthodox Christian to strive for during the Lenten season, during
    Patriarchal and Synodical Encyclical on the Convocation of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church
    3/18/2016
    Our holy Orthodox Church, adorned in purple and fine linen by the blood of her martyrs, the tears of her Saints, and the
    Patriarchal Homily on the Occasion of Holy and Great Lent
    3/12/2016
    Beloved and blessed brethren and children in the Lord, Yet again this year, through the God-inspired words, the holy
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy and Great Lent 2016
    3/8/2016
    The spiritual impact of this sacred time of year is tremendous if we dedicate our full being—heart, body, soul and min
    Archdiocese Co-sponsors Two Events at UN
    3/7/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will co-sponsor two events at this year’s UN Commission on the Status of Wom
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Salesians of Don Bosco’s Statement to the United Nations 60th Commission on the Status of Women officially accepted
    3/4/2016
    After extensive review, the Statement submitted by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Salesians of Don Bo
    Parathosi 2016 Dance Festival, a growing Youth Ministry has Successful Fourth Year
    3/3/2016
    Parathosi 2016, the annual celebration of Hellenic Heritage & Dance of the Direct Archdiocesan District of the Greek Ort
    PARATHOSI 2016 Dance Festival expects 300 dancers
    2/24/2016
    Parathosi 2016, is an annual celebration of Hellenic Heritage & Dance of the Direct Archdiocesan District of the Greek O
    Michael Jaharis Passes Away in the Lord
    2/17/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America mourns the passing in the Lord of Mr. Michael E. Jaharis, 87, Archon Exarchos
    FDF – Faith, Dance, and Fellowship – Celebrates 40 Years
    2/16/2016
    The 40th Anniversary of the Folk Dance and Choral Festival (FDF 2016) of the Metropolis of San Fransisco concluded Sunda
    Live-Stream Available for this Weekend's FDF in California
    2/12/2016
    The 40th Annual Folk Dance and Choral Festival for the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco is off to a record-set
    Applications now available for The Christos and Georgia Trakatellis Fellowship
    2/9/2016
    The Fund offers fellowships to graduates of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology to study Greek language, Hellen
    Youth and Young Adult Ministries launches new crowd funding initiative
    2/9/2016
    The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM) has launched a new crowd funding initiative to help raise mone
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Photios and Saint Photios National Shrine Day
    2/4/2016
    On this blessed Feast of Saint Photios the Confessor, Patriarch of Constantinople, we commemorate a Saint who offered a
    2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships Available
    2/1/2016
    Applications and instructions for three scholarships administered by the Department of Philanthropy of the Greek Orthodo
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters Day 2016
    1/29/2016
    In our annual commemoration of the Feast of our three Holy Fathers, the Great Hierarchs and Ecumenical Teachers Basil th
    Announcement of the Sacred Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches
    1/28/2016
    At the invitation of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the Synaxis of Primates of the Orthodox Autoceph
    Archdiocese Mourns the loss of Father John Romas
    1/26/2016
    It is with deep sorrow that the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese announces the passing of Rev. Father John Romas on Sunday Jan
    Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ
    1/20/2016
    On the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Orthodox and Catholic Christians will join in prayer and public
    Celebration Weekend for the Three Hierarchs and the Day of Greek Letters
    1/19/2016
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, through its National and Direct Archdiocesan District departments of Educatio
    Ecumenical Patriarch Convenes Synaxis at Chambésy, Geneva
    1/19/2016
    His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will convene under his chairmanship, Jan. 21-28, 2016, a Synaxis of th
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Basil and the New Year
    12/29/2015
    As we dedicate the year and our lives to the holy will of God, it also is fitting at the beginning of this year 2016 tha
    Patriarchal Christmas Proclamation 2015
    12/25/2015
    The sweetness of the holy night of Christmas once again embraces the world. In the midst of human toil and suffering, cr
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Nativity 2015
    12/23/2015
    On this blessed Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, I greet you in the grace, joy and peace that
    FAITH Endowment Announces Summer 2016 
Financial Aid Travel Grants to Ionian Village
    12/23/2015
    Continuing for the tenth consecutive year, “FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism” will once again sponsor
    2016 Archdiocesan Yearbook Dedicated to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew- Now Available Online
    12/18/2015
    The 2016 Yearbook of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is dedicated to His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bar
    Stavros Niarchos Foundation Honors Late Archbishop Iakovos’ Pioneering Contribution to Civil Rights
    12/17/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces with appreciation and joy the creation of a special Reflection Area,
    Greek Ministers Dimitris Mardas and Elena Kountoura Visit Archbishop Demetrios
    12/15/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed today the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece Prof. Dimit
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowship to Work at the United Nations
    12/10/2015
    The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America annou
    50th Commemoration of the Common Lifting of Anathemas between the Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches
    12/8/2015
    Fifty years ago, on December 7, 1965, after their historic meeting the previous year (Jerusalem 1964), Patriarch Athenag
    Archbishop Demetrios of America Receives the High Title of "Geron"
    11/26/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces with great joy and gratitude to His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarc
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Thanksgiving Day 2015
    11/24/2015
    However, we should also recognize that the act and attitude of thanksgiving is also related to struggle and hardship. T
    First Lady of Cyprus Andri Anastasiades Honored at Chrysanthemum Ball
    11/23/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the Holy Trinity Archdiocesan Cathedral Philoptochos chapter honored the First Lad
    Internet Ministries Launches Two New Websites for the Study of the Bible and Liturgical Texts
    11/17/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is pleased to announce the launch of two new websites, www.GreekOrthodox.bible
    Archbishop Demetrios Expresses Condemnation and Sorrow for Paris Attacks
    11/14/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America expressed deep sorrow and unequivocal
    In-Service Training Seminar for Teachers of the Direct Archdiocesan District
    11/6/2015
    Two hundred and sixty teachers and administrators attended an in-service training seminar for teachers who serve in the
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Rebuilding of the Saint Nicholas National Shrine
    11/5/2015
    This is the witness that will be offered by our Saint Nicholas National Shrine. Centrally located, it will be a beacon
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries - November 1
    10/27/2015
    On this feast of the Holy Unmercenaries, Saints Cosmas and Damian, we are reminded by their faithful witness of the prio
    Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos to be Installed as the 21st President of HCHC
    10/26/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Ort
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for OXI Day 2015
    10/23/2015
    Our annual commemoration of OXI Day this year marks the 75th anniversary of a heroic stand against the forces of Fascism
    Archbishop Demetrios Meets with the President of Hellenic Republic, Prime Minister and Archbishop of Athens
    10/22/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America had separate meetings yesterday October 21, 2015, with the President of the
    Archbishop Demetrios highlights the contributions and role of IOCC in Middle East Conference, in Athens
    10/21/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America participated in the proceedings of the international conference titled Reli
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical: National Leadership 100 Sunday
    10/20/2015
    On this Sunday, October 25, following the Feast of Saint Iakovos on October 23, and the day prior to the Feast of Saint
    Vice President Joe Biden is the Recipient of the 2015 Athenagoras Human Rights Award
    10/18/2015
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the Western Hemisphere together with Archons�
    Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod
    10/15/2015
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular fall meeting at the Synod
    Vice President Joe Biden to Receive Athenagoras Human Rights Award
    10/8/2015
    Contact: Stavros Papagermanos Tel.: (212) 570-3530 or Marissa Costidis (732) 522-1637 Email: pressoffice@goarch.org
    Archdiocese Issues Statement on Recent Scandal
    10/6/2015
    In recent days, with heavy heart we have been confronted with a most regrettable matter involving a member of our Clergy
    Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras Visits Archbishop Demetrios
    10/1/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America met with the Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras, Oct. 1, 2015, at the
    Educational Training Seminar at St. Demetrios in Astoria, NY
    10/1/2015
    The Department of Greek Education is organizing an educational training seminar on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 4
    Live Stream of St. Nicholas Church and National Shrine
    9/30/2015
    A live stream video feed is now available to view the real time rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and Nat
    Dr. Antoine Harovas, 82, Passes Away in the Lord
    9/28/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America mourns the unexpected passing of Dr. Antoine C. Harovas, 82, Archon Aktouarios
    Archbishop Demetrios Participates in Multi-religious Gathering with Pope Francis at 9/11 Memorial
    9/26/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America and exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarc
    Rev. Dr. John Tavlarides Passes Away in the Lord
    9/25/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the passing of Rev. Dr. John Tavlarides, retired pastor of Saint Sop
    President of Cyprus Nicos Anastsiades Meets with Archbishop Demetrios
    9/24/2015
    The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, visited yesterday Sept. 23, 2015 at 7 pm, His Eminence Archb
    Emmanuel Hatziemmanuel, 94, Passes Away in the Lord
    9/22/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America mourns the passing of Emmanuel Hatziemmanuel, 94, former director of the Depar
    Ionian Village Summer 2016 Announces Program Dates
    9/15/2015
    The Office of Ionian Village has announced the dates for its Summer 2016 programs. Ionian Village is the international c
    Evacuation Ordered for Monastery and Saint Nicholas Ranch - Fire in Central California Continues to Spread
    9/11/2015
    The Rough Fire in central California has now grown to nearly 120,000 acres and is only at 30% containment. Over 2,200 fi
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross - September 14
    9/11/2015
    The Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross is a blessed day and celebration of the trem
    Patriarchal Message for the New Ecclesiastical Year and the Day for the Protection of the Natural Environment
    8/26/2015
    As everyone knows, September 1st of each year has been dedicated at the initiative of the Ecumenical Patriarchate – an
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Beginning of the Ecclesiastical New Year and the Day for the Protection of our Natural Environment
    8/26/2015
    On this Feast of the Indiction which marks the beginning of the New Ecclesiastical Year, we are led by our beloved Ecume
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos - August 15, 2015
    8/11/2015
    We commemorate today, on this blessed Feast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary, t
    Archbishop Demetrios Visits with Campers at Archdiocese D.A.D. Camp Saint Paul
    7/21/2015
    On Thursday July 17, Archbishop Demetrios of America visited Camp Saint Paul, the Direct Archdiocesan District’s youth
    Bishop Philotheos of Meloa Elevated to Metropolitan
    7/10/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the elevation of Bishop Philotheos of Meloa to the rank of Metropoli
    Assembly of Bishops Issues Release in Response to Supreme Court decision
    7/2/2015
    The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, responding to the Supreme Court decision of
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day - July 4, 2015
    7/1/2015
    The annual celebration of Independence Day in this country is an opportunity for all to reflect on the value of freedom,
    Αρχιεπίσκοπος Δημήτριος: Ομόνοια και Ομοψυχία
    6/30/2015
    Ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής κ. Δημήτριος παρακολουθε�
    Archbishop Demetrios Attends Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor Rev. Clementa Pinckney
    6/26/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, attended today, Jun. 26, 2015, the f
    Ionian Village Celebrates 45 Years of Youth Ministry
    6/26/2015
    On June 23, Ionian Village, the international summer camping ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, bega
    Archbishop Demetrios to Attend Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor
    6/25/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, will travel to Charleston, S.C. tomo
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Condemns Shooting at Historic Charleston, S.C. Church
    6/19/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, very saddened by the news of the senseless and tragic shooting at Emanuel
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew's Response to Pope Francis' Climate Encyclical
    6/18/2015
    TIME magazine website published today an exclusive article outlining the response of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriar
    A presentation by Metropolitan John of Pergamon on the Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical
    6/18/2015
    I should like to begin by expressing my deep gratitude for the honour to be invited to take part in this event of launch
    Archdiocesan Council Spring Meeting Convened in San Fransisco
    5/30/2015
    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular spring meeting May 28-29
    Archdiocese Announces the Falling Asleep in the Lord of His Grace Bishop Anthimos of Olympos
    5/29/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America announced today with great sadness, during the meetings of the Archdiocesan
    Archbishop Demetrios Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Initiative for Equal Opportunity in Education
    5/14/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America endorses and applauds the efforts of Governor Andrew Cuomo in introducing the
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for AHEPA Sunday - May 17, 2015
    5/14/2015
    This day is also our annual commemoration of AHEPA Sunday in recognition of the members of the American Hellenic Educati
    Archbishop Demetrios Presides over Consecration of Saint Sophia Cathedral in the Nation's Capital
    5/11/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sophia in the Nation’s Capital was consecrated yesterday, Sunday, May 10, 2015,
    Archbishop Demetrios Joins Religious Leaders in Ecumenical Service for the Centennial Commemoration of Armenian Genocide
    5/8/2015
    Archbishop Demetrios of America participated yesterday evening, May 7, 2015 in the Ecumenical Service of commemoration o
    Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, New President of HCHC
    5/1/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the election of the V. Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, as the ne
    2015 “Faith Scholarships for Academic Excellence”
    5/1/2015
    Faith: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism announced that it will once again offer the prestigious series of “Fai
    Συνάντηση ΥΠΕΞ της Ελλάδος Νίκου Κοτζιά με τον Αρχιεπίσκοπο Αμερικής Δημήτριο
    4/24/2015
    Ο Υπουργός Εξωτερικών της Ελλάδος κ. Νίκος Κοτζιάς επισκέφθηκε σή
    Archbishop Demetrios and Holy Eparchial Synod Join Faith Leaders, Reaffirming Commitment to Marriage and Religious Liberty
    4/24/2015
    A few days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the rights of states to define marriage as the union of
    Επίσκεψη του Επικεφαλής της ΓΓΑΕ κ. Μιχαήλ Κόκκινου στον Αρχιεπίσκοπο Δημήτριο
    4/23/2015
    Ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής κ. Δημήτριος δέχθηκε σήμε
    Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod
    4/23/2015
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular spring meeting at the Syn
    Holy Eparchial Synod Issues Statement on tragic Events in North Africa and Middle East
    4/22/2015
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, that convened for its regularly scheduled Spring
    White House Greek Independence Day Celebration
    4/17/2015
    We believe in the Resurrection and therefore any impasse can be overcome, said His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of Amer
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical for the Ten-Year Memorial of the Repose of Archbishop Iakovos
    4/15/2015
    Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On behalf of our Holy Eparchial Synod, I am writing to you in recognition of
    Colloquium On Orthodox Christianity and Humanitarianism At Hellenic College Holy Cross
    4/15/2015
    The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha 2015
    4/11/2015
    In the light and joy of this blessed and holy Day of Resurrection, we gather to celebrate our Holy and Sacred Pascha. T
    Πατριαρχική Απόδειξις επί τω Αγίω Πάσχα 2015
    4/11/2015
    Ὅλοι οἱ Ὀρθόδοξοι πιστοί ἑορτάζομεν καί ἐφέτος χαρμοσύνως τήν
    Holy Week Services and Pascha Photos
    4/9/2015
    his week, more than 250 million Orthodox Christians worldwide observe centuries-old religious services which recall the
    Archbishop Demetrios Attends Easter Prayer Breakfast at White House
    4/8/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America attended the Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House, yesterday, along w
    Orthodox Christians to Celebrate Pascha (Easter) April 12
    4/3/2015
    More than 250 million Orthodox Christians worldwide will celebrate Pascha (Easter) next Sunday, April 12, 2015. This ye
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowship to work at the United Nations
    4/1/2015
    The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America anno
    Επίσκεψη του Υπουργού Εθνικής Αμύνης της Ελλάδος Πάνου Καμμένου στον Αρχιεπίσκοπο Αμερικής Δημήτριο
    3/30/2015
    Την επίσκεψη του Υπουργού Εθνικής Αμύνης της Ελλάδος κ. Παναγιώτη
    Archdiocese Co-Sponsors Event at U.N. for the 59th Commission on the Status of Women
    3/23/2015
    A panel discussion titled, Trafficking & Migration, Girls & Women: Human Rights Have No Borders, took place March 9, 201
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Annunciation and Greek Independence Day
    3/19/2015
    The Feast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary, is a day when we celebrate a tr
    Archbishop's Encyclical for Greek Independence Day Parade
    3/16/2015
    Our annual gathering for the Greek Independence Day Parade is a celebration of our cherished ideals, a commemoration of
    In Selma, A day of honor and tribute to the legacy of struggle and sacrifice, equality and freedom
    3/8/2015
    Thousands of people attended the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 National Voting Rights Act and “Blo
    Archbishop Demetrios of America Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge with President Obama
    3/7/2015
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, together with President Barack Obama and other major civic and religious leaders, walke
    Archbishop Demetrios to travel to Alabama for the 50th Commemoration of the “March on Selma”
    3/4/2015
    Archbishop Demetrios, the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America will take part in the events commemorating the
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Mourns the Tragic Death of Fr Matthew Baker
    3/2/2015
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod and the plentitude of the clergy and
    NY GOYA Youth Present Donations for St. Nicholas and Assistance to Greece
    2/27/2015
    Representatives of the GOYA groups (Greek Orthodox Youth of America) in New York’s five boroughs visited His Eminence
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy and Great Lent 2015
    2/20/2015
    In the hymns and services of the Triodion period and at the entrance of this holy season of Great Lent, we are called to
    Archbishop Demetrios Offers Condolences on the Slaying of Coptic Orthodox Christians in Libya - Archdiocese to Participate in a Special Prayer Service
    2/19/2015
    After learning about the recent brutal slaying of twenty-one Coptic Orthodox Christians from Egypt by the members of ISI
    FDF2015 - The largest gathering of Greek Orthodox Youth in the U.S.
    2/16/2015
    The 2015 Greek Orthodox Folk Dance and Choral Festival (FDF2015) just concluded another very successful year and its fou
    Faith, Dance and Fellowship: 2015 Folk Dance and Choral Festival
    2/12/2015
    The 2015 Folk Dance and Choral Festival of the Metropolis of San Francisco begins today in Anaheim, California and will
    Applications for the Christos and Georgia Trakatellis Fellowship for 2015-16
    2/6/2015
    he Christos and Georgia Trakatellis Fellowship Fund applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are now available from
    2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships Available
    2/4/2015
    Applications and instructions for three scholarships administered by the Department of Philanthropy of the Greek Orthodo
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of St. Photios and Saint Photios National Shrine Day - February 6, 2015
    2/3/2015
    On this blessed Feast of Saint Photios, we offer our gratitude and support for our beloved Saint Photios Greek Orthodox
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters Day
    1/26/2015
    On this blessed Feast of the Three Hierarchs, we give thanks to God for the beautiful and faithful witness of Saints Bas
    Ionian Village Announces Summer 2015 Financial Aid Travel Grants by FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism
    1/21/2015
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America's summer travel program to Greece, Ionian Village, announces the continuation
    2015 Archdiocesan Yearbook Now Available Online
    1/9/2015
    The 2015 Yearbook of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is now available online at www.goarch.org/archdiocese/yea
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Basil and the New Year
    12/29/2014
    On this blessed Feast of Saint Basil and the beginning of the New Year, our honored tradition is to offer prayers and su
    Patriarchal Proclamation Christmas 2014
    12/22/2014
    God has appeared on earth and, at the same time, we have seen the perfect man together with the inconceivable value of t
    Επίσκεψη του Υπαρχηγού Γ.Ε.Σ. στον Αρχιεπίσκοπο Αμερικής Δημήτριο
    12/12/2014
    Ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής κ. Δημήτριος δέχθηκε σήμε
    Patriarch John X of Antioch Visits Archdiocese
    12/9/2014
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed today, Dec. 9, 2014, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch at
    Election of New Bishop
    11/28/2014
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod announces the unanimous election of
    Visit of Pope Francis to Ecumenical Patriarchate will be broadcast LIVE on EWTN, Nov. 29 and 30
    11/26/2014
    The visit of Pope Francis to the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople and his meetings with Ecumenical Patriarch Ba
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Thanksgiving Day 2014
    11/20/2014
    These foundations of Thanksgiving Day, and its place within the history and life of this nation as a regular observance
    Pope Francis will visit Ecumenical Patriarchate and meet with His-All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
    11/20/2014
    His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will welcome Pope Francis to the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantin
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Archangels - November 8, 2014
    11/5/2014
    The blessed ministry of the angels is also reflected in the quality of care and compassionate service offered by our bel
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries - November 1, 2014
    10/28/2014
    We are led in this effort by our National Ladies Philoptochos Society, and on Sunday, November 2, local chapters through
    Archbishop Demetrios As He Begins Official Visit to Cyprus, Says It Is a Pilgrimage to a Sacred Place
    10/22/2014
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America arrived today, Oct 21, 2014, in Cyprus for an official visit to Cyprus, fol
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for OXI Day - October 28, 2014
    10/21/2014
    As we commemorate OXI Day on October 28 and remember the valiant stand of the people of Greece in 1940 against the advan
    Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at WTC, a place of prayer and peace, a place of hope and love
    10/19/2014
    More than 2,000 people gathered yesterday Oct. 18, 2014 at 130 Liberty Street, the new site for Saint Nicholas National
    Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod
    10/16/2014
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular meeting in the Synodal Ch
    Ground Blessing LIVE on Satellite, ANT1-SAT TV and the Internet
    10/16/2014
    The Ground Blessing ceremony for the Saint Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center, on Saturday October 18, 2
    Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas at WTC to Commence with Ground Blessing Oct. 18
    10/10/2014
    A Ground Blessing ceremony for the Saint Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center is set for Saturday October
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for National Leadership 100 Sunday - October 26, 2014
    10/9/2014
    On this Sunday, October 26, the Feast of Saint Demetrios and following the Feast of Saint Iakovos on October 23, we give
    Archbishop Demetrios to Make Official Visit to Cyprus
    10/6/2014
    On the invitation of the President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Nikos Anastasiades and with the unanimous agreement of
    Fr. John Orfanakos Fund for the St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival Scholarship
    9/22/2014
    The Archdiocese Department of Religious Education has established the Fr. John Orfanakos Fund for the St. John Chrysosto
    VP and Foreign Minister of Greece Evangelos Venizelos Visits Archbishop Demetrios
    9/22/2014
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America received today Monday Sept. 22, 2014, the visit of Mr. Evangelos Venizelos,
    Assembly of Bishops Issues Message to the Faithful, Statement on Middle East
    9/19/2014
    The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America concluded its fifth annual meeting on Thursda
    His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Addresses Assembly in Video Message
    9/17/2014
    His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, in a special video message presented during today’s opening session
    Annual Assembly Progresses with Constructive Dialogue
    9/17/2014
    More than 35 members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America joined in celebrating
    Annual Episcopal Assembly Opens with Clergy-Laity Gathering in Dallas
    9/17/2014
    The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America commenced its fifth annual meeting on Monday,
    Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at WTC Set for Oct. 18
    9/15/2014
    A Ground Blessing ceremony for the St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center is set for Saturday October 18
    Archdiocesan Advisory Committee on Science and Technology Issues Survey
    9/15/2014
    The Archdiocesan Advisory Committee on Science and Technology (AACST) has developed a simple survey to learn about the p
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross
    9/10/2014
    We lift up the Cross because while it was used as an instrument of torture and indignity, it brought honor and glory to
    September 7 Designated as Assembly of Bishops Sunday
    9/5/2014
    In just one week, the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will convene for its fifth
    Patriarchal Encyclical for the Ecclesiastical New Year
    9/2/2014
    The common Mother of all Orthodox, the Church of Christ, the Body of our eternal Lord and divine-human Jesus Christ, com
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Ecclesiastical New Year and the Day for the Protection of our Natural Environment
    8/27/2014
    As we commemorate this Feast of the Indiction, the beginning of the new ecclesiastical year, we ask our great and mercif
    Statement by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the Present Violence in Iraq
    8/13/2014
    The recent wave of violence against innocent families and children in Iraq has rendered the world shocked and horrified.
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos - August 15, 2014
    8/11/2014
    We commemorate this blessed Feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary, honoring and celebra
    Archbishop Demetrios Expresses Condolences for the Passing of Tim Maniatis
    8/4/2014
    Timothy (Tim) J. Maniatis, Archon Exarchos and longtime consultant with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America fell a
    2015 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars Offered by Archdiocese
    8/4/2014
    Orders are now being taken for the 2015 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars, an annual resource published by the Department
    Archbishop Demetrios calls for prayers for the Christians in the Middle East
    7/29/2014
    Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, For decades, the region considered a cradle of civilization and the birthplac
    Camp Saint Paul Celebrates 10th Anniversary
    7/28/2014
    Camp Saint Paul celebrates its 10th Anniversary since its establishment as the camping youth ministry of the Direct Arch
    Resolutions of the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress
    7/22/2014
    The 42nd Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, which convened in Philadelphia, Pa., July 6
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Remembers Elenie Huszagh
    7/14/2014
    With great sadness, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America remembers the late Elenie K. Huszagh, 77, who passed away
    Vice President Biden addresses Clergy Laity Banquet expressing support for the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Cyprus and Greece
    7/10/2014
    Vice President Joe Biden addressed the delegates of the 42nd Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdi
    Grand Banquet of 42nd Clergy Laity Congress to be Carried Live on the Website of the Archdiocese
    7/9/2014
    The Grand Banquet of the 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will be broadc
    Plenary Session of the 42nd Congress Concludes, Delegates Approve Budget and Resolutions
    7/9/2014
    The plenary session of the 42nd Clergy-Laity Congress concluded Wednesday July 9, after several days of forums, meetings
    42nd Clergy Laity Congress Delegates Explore Questions of Family and Faith
    7/8/2014
    The delegates of the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress explored during this second full day of deliberations, the complex issue
    Archbishop Demetrios to Officiate at Funeral of Emanuel G. Demos
    7/8/2014
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will officiate at the funeral of Emanuel George Demos, 75, the General Lega
    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
    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 servic
    Divine Liturgy of the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress to be broadcast live through Archdiocese website
    7/5/2014
    The Hierarchal Divine Liturgy of the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress, which will take place tomorrow July 6, at the Greek Ort
    Archdiocese Announces with Great Sorrow the Passing of Emanuel Demos
    7/4/2014
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces with great sorrow the falling asleep in the Lord of Emanuel G. Demos
    Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks to the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress in Philadelphia
    7/3/2014
    Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks at the Grand Banquet of the 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Gre
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day - July 4, 2014
    6/27/2014
    On this Independence Day we offer thanksgiving and praise to God for the freedom we have as human beings created in His
    The 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress Convenes in Philadelphia July 6-10
    6/20/2014
    The 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will convene in Philadelphia, Penn
    New Survey to Assess Resources of the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
    6/12/2014
    The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM), of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, designed an onl
    Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek Scheduled for June 23
    6/12/2014
    The 2014 Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek will be administered on Monday, June 23, from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Joins Pope Francis at a Vatican Invocation for Peace
    6/8/2014
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Joins Pope Francis at a Vatican Invocation for Peace
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Join Pope Francis for Vatican Prayer Summit
    6/6/2014
    His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, spiritual leader of over 300 million Orthodox Christian faithful worl
    Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Urges Church To Lift Ban on Ordination of Married Priests in Eastern Catholic Churches in North America
    6/6/2014
    The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation voted in early June to encourage the "lifting of the restr
    Saint Basil Academy to Celebrate 70th Anniversary
    6/3/2014
    Saint Basil Academy will celebrate its 70th Anniversary, June 21, 2014, in its magnificent campus by the Hudson River, i
    EWTN Network to Broadcast Live Ecumenical Celebration of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis in Jerusalem
    5/20/2014
    On Sunday, May 25, 2014, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis will meet at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher
    Ecumenical Patriarchate Announces Official Delegation for Meeting with Pope Francis in Jerusalem May 25, 2014
    5/16/2014
    The Ecumenical Patriarchate today released a list of persons accompanying Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, spiritual le
    Archbishop Demetrios, Catholic Archbishop Kurtz Celebrate Growing Closeness Between Orthodox and Catholics Ahead of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Pope Francis Meeting in Jerusalem
    5/15/2014
    Fifty years ago, in January 1964, two great Christian leaders met in Jerusalem. Pope Paul VI of Rome and Ecumenical Patr
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for AHEPA Sunday - May 18, 2014
    5/15/2014
    In this blessed Paschal season filled with the light and joy of our Lord’s Holy Resurrection, we observe a special day
    The Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis in the City of Jerusalem
    5/9/2014
    On Sunday, May 25, 2014, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis will meet at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher
    Archimandrite Cleopas Strongylis Elected Metropolitan of Sweden
    5/5/2014
    The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople elected unanimously today the Very Reverend A
    Archdiocesan Council Spring Meeting Convened in Washington, DC
    5/3/2014
    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular spring meeting May 1-2 in
    Encyclical of the Holy Eparchial Synod on the Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas
    4/29/2014
    We, the Hierarchs who constitute the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, greet all the Pa
    Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America Issues Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Bishops Abducted in Syria
    4/24/2014
    The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America issued the following statement on April 22, 2
    Reorganization of Orthodox Episcopal Assemblies in the Americas
    4/22/2014
    During the Holy Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches, which took place in Constantinople on March 6-9, 2014,
    Archdiocese Launches Official Community Blog Site
    4/22/2014
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America officially launched its community blog site giving the faithful an opportunity
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha 2014
    4/18/2014
    On this beautiful and glorious Feast of Feasts, our hearts and minds are filled with brilliant light and abundant joy in
    Patriarchal Encyclical for Holy Pascha 2014
    4/18/2014
    Come, brethren and children in the Lord, receive the light from the unwaning Light of the Phanar, the Holy Center of the
    Archbishop Demetrios Attends Easter Prayer Breakfast at White House
    4/15/2014
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America attended yesterday, an Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House, for appr
    Continued Support for Relief Work in the Philippines
    4/10/2014
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America continues to support recovery efforts in the Philippines. Through a recent $40
    Annual Greek Independence Day Celebration at the White House
    4/4/2014
    President Barack Obama welcomed today Friday, April 4, 2014, at the White House His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of Ame
    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries Presents New Podcast - "OL with FJ" on OCN
    4/4/2014
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America’s Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM) is pleased to announ
    Mayor De Blasio Welcomed Archbishop Demetrios for Greek Independence Day Reception
    4/3/2014
    The Mayor of the City of New York Bill de Blasio welcomed today at Gracie Mansion His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of A
    Archbishop Demetrios Issues Letter of Condolences for the Passing of Metropolitan Philip of the Antiochian Archdiocese
    3/22/2014
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, as Chairman of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Cen
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Greek Independence Day Parade - March 30, 2014
    3/21/2014
    In the joy and fellowship of our shared heritage and faith, I invite you to participate in our annual Greek Independence
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Annunciation and Greek Independence Day 2014
    3/21/2014
    Today we celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation, the crown of our salvation and ultimate human restoration, and the rev
    Communiqué of the Holy Eparchial Synod - Spring 2014
    3/19/2014
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular scheduled meeting in the
    Τrisagion Memorial Service for the Repose of the soul of Andreas Panagopoulos
    3/14/2014
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios conducted today at noon, at the Archdiocesan Chapel of Saint Paul, a Trisagion memoria
    Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches concludes
    3/10/2014
    The Ecumenical Patriarchate issued yesterday March 9, 2014, Sunday of Orthodoxy, a Communiqué upon the conclusion of th
    Abducted Nuns in Syria are reportedly freed today
    3/9/2014
    According to a report by the Associated Press and numerous reports appearing in other news outlets, the group of nuns th
    Sunday of Orthodoxy: Message of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America
    3/7/2014
    Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Gathering in our Churches as members of the undivided Body of Christ to celeb
    Patriarchal Catechetical Homily on the occasion of the beginning of Great Lent
    2/27/2014
    Our Orthodox Church recommends that, during this period of Great Lent, we focus our attention toward sincere repentance,
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Beginning of Great Lent 2014
    2/27/2014
    On this journey we are led by the prayers and services of the Church to reflect on our struggles and our spiritual chall
    Archdiocese supports the earthquake striken Kefalonia and a day-care center for children in Cyprus
    2/25/2014
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America has sent on behalf of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America $25,000 of
    Archdiocese Supports Recovery Efforts in the Philippines
    2/25/2014
    NEW YORK – Through a recent grant to IOCC, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is providing financial support to
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Feb. 23 - Mar. 1, 2014
    2/21/2014
    Contact: Stavros Papagermanos Tel.: 212-570-3530 Email: pressoffice@goarch.org
    FAITH Endowment Announces Summer 2014 Financial Aid Travel Grants to Ionian Village
    2/21/2014
    Continuing for the eighth consecutive year, “FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism” will once again sponso
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Meet with Pope Francis in Jerusalem May 24-26, 2014
    2/20/2014
    His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, spiritual leader of over 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide, w
    The Christos and Georgia Trakatellis Fellowship for 2014-15
    2/11/2014
    The Christos and Georgia Trakatellis Fellowship Fund applications for the 2014-2015 academic year are now available fro
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Feb. 9-20, 2014
    2/7/2014
    Contact: Stavros Papagermanos Tel.: 212-570-3530 Email: pressoffice@goarch.org
    2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships Available
    2/7/2014
    Applications and instructions for three scholarships administered by the Department of Philanthropy of the Greek Orthodo
    New Annotated Guide to the Sunday Gospel Readings
    2/7/2014
    The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM) has launched an ongoing project to create an easy to use annot
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of St. Photios and St. Photios National Shrine Day
    2/3/2014
    Events, as the above, are also witnesses of the strength of faith in our lives as Greek Orthodox Christians and in our G
    Lecture of Archbishop Anastasios for the Three Hierarchs - “In our troubled world, we should advance forward in the spirit of the Fathers”
    1/31/2014
    Archbishop Anastasios of Albania delivered a lecture last night, Jan. 30, 2014, during the celebration for the Three Hie
    Fordham University Confers an Honorary Doctorate to Archbishop Anastasios of Albania
    1/29/2014
    Fordham University conferred yesterday, January 28, 2014, an honorary doctorate degree of Humane Letters, the highest ho
    Nicholas Kladopoulos, former Greek Education Dept. Director, falls asleep in the Lord
    1/29/2014
    Dr. Nicholas Kladopoulos, 87, former director of the Archdiocese Office of Greek Education, passed away Monday, January
    Assembly Faces Temporary Withdrawal of Participation by Hierarchs of Patriarchate of Antioch
    1/28/2014
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, Chairman of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, ha
    Archdiocese Warmly Welcomes Archbishop Anastasios
    1/27/2014
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America welcomed today with enthusiasm and love His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of
    Archdiocese Celebrates the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters
    1/24/2014
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will mark January 30th, the Feast of the Three Hierarchs St. Basil the Great,
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters Day - January 30, 2014
    1/24/2014
    The teaching and witness of the Three Hierarchs presents to us an authentic synergy between person and community. Each
    Cold Weather Did not Hinder Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs
    1/7/2014
    The chilly wind blowing from the North and cloudy skies, uncharacteristic weather for Florida, could not hamper the cele
    Annual Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration began with Archbishop Demetrios Presiding at Tampa Divine Liturgy
    1/5/2014
    The Annual Feast of the Epiphany of Christ, celebrated every year on Jan. 6, is a 108 year tradition in the small town o
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Basil and the New Year
    12/28/2013
    Thus, at the beginning of this new year and the beginning of each and every day, our hope must rest securely in Christ.
    Funeral of Nicholas J. Bouras, Archon Depoutatos
    12/28/2013
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey, Clergy, Beloved Relatives and Friends, and Brothe
    Archon Nicholas J. Bouras falls asleep in the Lord
    12/23/2013
    New York – Archbishop Demetrios of America announces with great sadness the falling asleep of a truly exceptional memb
    2014 Archdiocesan Yearbook Now Available Online
    12/23/2013
    he 2014 Yearbook of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is now available online at www.goarch.org/archdiocese/year
    Encyclical of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for Christmas 2013
    12/23/2013
    The sweetness of the Holy Night of Christmas once again embraces the world. And in the midst of human trial and pain, of
    Archbishop Demetrios Expresses Concern over Rhetoric to Convert Hagia Sophia into a Mosque
    12/19/2013
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, expressed his grave concern ove
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ 2013
    12/16/2013
    It is into the midst of the plight of humanity and these challenges that we carry the message of this Feast: For unto u
    Ecumenical Patriarchate Proclaimed Two New Saints
    12/16/2013
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces to all the Orthodox faithful in America the decision of the Holy and
    The Archdiocesan Byzantine Choir to Chant in Constantinople
    11/26/2013
    The Archdiocesan Byzantine Choir, the performance arm of the Archdiocesan School of Byzantine Music of the Greek Orthodo
    "Be the Bee" videos of Youth and Yound Adult Ministries offered through Ancient Faith Radio
    11/25/2013
    The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries’ (Y2AM) popular weekly YouTube series, “Be the Bee,” will now b
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Thanksgiving Day 2013
    11/22/2013
    When we commune with Him and offer our prayers of thanksgiving for all that He gives to us, we have no need for anxiety
    Congressional Briefing for the members of the House of Representatives on religious freedom and the efforts to re-open the Halki School of Theology
    11/21/2013
    With the initiative of Congressman Gus Biliakis (R-FL), a Congressional briefing on the suffering religious freedoms of
    Installation of Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology, at Fordham University
    11/19/2013
    NEW YORK – Professor Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D., was installed yesterday, November 18, as the inaugural holder of t
    Archdiocese Establishes Philippines Relief Fund and asks for prayers and offerings to support relief efforts in the Philippines
    11/18/2013
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod, issued an Encyclical (available here) in which h
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical Calling for Prayers and Support for the Victims of the Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
    11/15/2013
    On behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, I greet you in the name of our Lord
    Bartholomew: When Will We Choose to Live more Simply?
    11/14/2013
    The International Environmental 19th Conference of the Parties (COP 19) opened in Warsaw on November 11 and will conclud
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and Saint Nicholas Church Establish National Shrine at Ground Zero
    11/13/2013
    On Sunday, November 10, 2013, at a duly called parish assembly meeting of the St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero, a majo
    Orthodox And Catholic Theologians Call For Peace In Middle East, Discuss Church Relations
    11/7/2013
    We are pleased to share a statement of the North American Orthodox Catholic Theological Consultation on the plight of Ch
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Archangels - November 8, 2013
    11/6/2013
    The power to bring sanctity into any place in this world is also given to each of us when we live in Christ, and we seek
    Successful Annual Staff Development Day for Educators in the Direct Archdiocesan District
    11/5/2013
    Three-hundred teachers and school administrators participated today Nov. 5, 2013 in the annual Staff Development Seminar
    Leadership 100 Sponsors Video Series on Orthodox Christianity
    11/4/2013
    “Discovering Orthodox Christianity,” a 26–part series of talk shows and Bible studies is now available on the Gree
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries - November 1, 2013
    10/30/2013
    This commemoration of Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian and our offering of support to the philanthropic ministries of our P
    Archbishop Demetrios Inaugurates Center for the Care of Children in Greece, partly funded by contributions of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
    10/30/2013
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, together with His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece
    Annual Staff development Day of the Direct Archdiocesan District - Nov. 5, 2013
    10/30/2013
    The annual Staff Development Seminar of the Direct Archdiocesan District will be held under the auspices of His Eminence
    Live Broadcast of the Divine Liturgy in Honor of Saint Demetrios in Thessaloniki Greece
    10/25/2013
    His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for the first time celebrates the Divine Liturgy on the feast day of t
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for OXI Day - October 28, 2013
    10/23/2013
    As Orthodox Christians, we are called to live and do justly, to confront the machinations of evil, and to do so in the g
    Achdiocesan Council Fall Meeting
    10/22/2013
    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regularly scheduled fall meetings
    New Young Adult Initiative: Representing Emerging Adult Leaders (REAL)
    10/18/2013
    The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM) unveiled a new initiative geared toward young adults, ages 18-
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Leadership 100 Sunday - October 27, 2013
    10/17/2013
    On this Sunday, October 27, following the Feast of Saint Iakovos on October 23, we give thanks to God for the faithful a
    Fourteenth National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon in Pittsburgh
    10/10/2013
    Under the High Patronage of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, and with
    Ionian Village Summer 2014 Program Dates
    10/9/2013
    The Office of Ionian Village announces the dates for its 2014 Summer Programs. Ionian Village is the camping ministry of
    NYC Mayoral Candidate Bill de Blasio Visits Archbishop Demetrios
    10/8/2013
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America received today in his office Mr. Bill de Blasio, New York City Public Advoc
    "Stand Against Bullying" Campaign of the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
    10/3/2013
    In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM) is leadi
    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries Presents New Weekly YouTube Series, "Be the Bee"
    10/2/2013
    The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM) recently began a weekly series of short, informative, entertai
    Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras visits the Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas in Flushing, NY
    9/30/2013
    The Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras visited yesterday and attended the Divine Liturgy at the Greek Orthodox Chu
    The Very Rev. Dr. Nathanael Symeonides appointed Director of Ecumenical Office
    9/30/2013
    On September 16, 2013, Archbishop Demetrios of America appointed the Very Rev. Archimandrite Dr. Nathanael Symeonides to
    The Deputy PM and Foreign Minister of Greece Evangelos Venizelos Visits Archbishop Demetrios
    9/26/2013
    Mr. Evangelos Venizelos, the deputy prime-minister and foreign minister of Greece paid a visit to Archbishop Demetrios y
    Assembly IV Concludes; Assembly Issues Statements to the Faithful
    9/20/2013
    In the final day of its annual meeting, the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America agreed t
    Progress Reflected in 4th Annual Assembly Meeting
    9/18/2013
    The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America is holding its 4th Annual Assembly Meeting in Ch
    Assembly of Bishops Designates September 15 as "Assembly Sunday"
    9/13/2013
    On this day, marked as “Assembly Sunday,” we ask all clergy and faithful throughout the lands of which the Assembly
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Cross - September 14, 2013
    9/13/2013
    On this blessed Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross, we joyfully continue our celebr
    Archbishop Demetrios Holds Memorial Service at New Site of St. Nicholas Church Near Ground Zero
    9/12/2013
    Archbishop Demetrios Holds Memorial Service at New Site of St. Nicholas Church Near Ground Zero
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Sept. 9-22, 2013
    9/6/2013
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Sept. 9 - 22, 2013
    Patriarchal Encyclical for the Ecclesiastical New Year
    8/30/2013
    We have come to September 1st, the beginning of the ecclesiastical year, which the Ecumenical Patriarchate and subsequen
    Hellenic College Holy Cross 75th Anniversary Jubilee, Sept. 12-15
    8/29/2013
    Hellenic College Holy Cross will celebrate their 75th Anniversary Jubilee on September 12-15, 2013. The extended weekend
    Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society Moves To New Home
    8/28/2013
    With the blessings of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, National Philoptochos President Aphrodite Skeadas is
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Indiction and the New Ecclesiastical Year
    8/28/2013
    This sense of beginning that we share in many aspects of our lives is essential to our relationship with God and how we
    Assembly Executive Committee Meets in New York
    8/20/2013
    The Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America held an official meet
    Saint Demetrios in Merrick, NY suffers major fire, smoke damage
    8/13/2013
    A fire caused by a lit candle in the narthex caused extensive damage to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Merrick,
    Archbishop Demetrios of America Received Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras
    8/12/2013
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed the Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras, Friday, Aug. 9 at th
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos - August 15, 2013
    8/8/2013
    On this day of our commemoration of the Feast of the Dormition, our hearts are filled with hope as we reflect on the hol
    Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras will meet with Archbishop Demetrios of America
    8/7/2013
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will receive the Prime Minister of Greece Mr. Antonis Samaras, Friday, Aug.
    Faith: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism extends the application deadline for the “Faith Scholarships for Academic Excellence” Program
    7/31/2013
    Faith: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism announced that the application deadline for the “Faith Scholarships fo
    2014 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars Offered by the Archdiocese
    7/30/2013
    Orders are now being taken for the 2014 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars, an annual resource published by the Department
    Family Ministry Conference to Be Held September 25-28 in Minneapolis, MN
    7/22/2013
    The Center for Family Care of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, in collaboration with St. Mary’s Greek Orthod
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day - July 4, 2013
    6/27/2013
    As we commemorate Independence Day and its significance for this nation, for our American heritage, and for the quality
    Ionian Village Opens Newly Renovated Camp Pool
    6/25/2013
    The Ionian Village Summer Camping Ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America opened and dedicated today, the
    Orthodox, Catholic Churches Partner on Website to Help Parents Keep Children Safe Online
    6/14/2013
    The Internet Ministries Department of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese (GOA) and the Communications Department of the U.S.
    The Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek is scheduled for June 17
    6/12/2013
    The Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek will be given on Monday, June 17th, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. This examinatio
    Archbishop Demetrios Sends Follow-up Letter to the Participants of the April 3 Meeting for Relief to Cyprus
    6/7/2013
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America sent a letter today to the thirty-six representatives of Greek-American and
    Archbishop Demetrios Receives “George Paraskevaides Award”
    6/6/2013
    The 29th Annual Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference awarded the George Paraskevaides Award to His Eminence Archbis
    Speaking to God Released as eBook
    6/5/2013
    Speaking to God, a collection of over seventy prayers written by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America is now ava
    The Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc. announced a $2 million Challenge Gift to the Archdiocese for Greek Poverty and Hunger Relief Programs
    6/3/2013
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is announcing with great appreciation and deep gratitude a $2 million gift of
    Ionian Village Adds ‘Repower Greece Day’ to Camping Program
    5/29/2013
    The Archdiocese Office of Ionian Village has established a cooperative one-day program, “Repower Greece Day at Ionian
    Archbishop Ieronymos Concludes Visit to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
    5/22/2013
    His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece concluded today, Wednesday May 22, his seven-day visit to th
    The Community of Sts Constantine and Helen Welcomes Archbishop Ieronymos with Respect and Love
    5/22/2013
    The community of Saints Constantine and Helen in Brooklyn, NY observed three celebrations today. They celebrated the fea
    Archbishop Ieronymos Visits the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Community of St. Demetrios in Astoria
    5/20/2013
    His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece visited the headquarters of the Holy Archdiocese of America
    Archbishop Ieronymos Presides At Divine Liturgy Concelebration at Holy Trinity Cathedral
    5/20/2013
    The Primate of the Church of Greece presided over the Liturgy and His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America concelebr
    His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece Receives Honorary Doctorate from Holy Cross School of Theology
    5/18/2013
    Archbishop Demetrios of America conferred the honorary title to the Primate of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Gree
    Address of His Beatitude Ieronymos at the Graduation Ceremony of Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
    5/18/2013
    I would like to thank the All-Good God and His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America from the bottom of my heart for
    Primate of the Church of Greece Meets with Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Visits Harvard University
    5/17/2013
    His Beatitude, the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Ieronymos II, who is making a historic visit to the Greek Orthod
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Opens Seminar on Religious Freedom Celebrating the 1700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan
    5/17/2013
    His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew declared open this morning the Seminar on Religious Freedom Today cele
    Archbishop Ieronymos Makes Emotional Visit and Lays Wreath at the Site of the Boston Marathon Terrorist Attack
    5/17/2013
    Almost exactly one month after the Boston Marathon terrorist attack, His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and Al
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Welcomes With Respect, Honor and Love the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Ieronymos II
    5/15/2013
    His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece arrived today, shortly before 8 p.m. at Logan Internation
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for AHEPA Sunday - May 19, 2013
    5/15/2013
    On AHEPA Sunday, I ask all of our parishes to honor AHEPA’s bright legacy of service and to recognize the members of i
    Archbishop Demetrios Calls for Protection of Ecumenical Patriarch
    5/10/2013
    In response to the reports in Turkish and world media about an assassination plot against His All Holiness Ecumenical Pa
    President Obama Issues Statement for Orthodox Christians Around the World
    5/4/2013
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is pleased to announce the receipt of a very significant message and greeting
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha - May 5, 2013
    5/3/2013
    Through the power of our Lord’s Resurrection and the revelation of Him as the Source of true and eternal life, all of
    Patriarchal Encyclical for Holy Pascha
    5/3/2013
    n our time, the proclamation of the Resurrection is again considered delirious by rationalists. Nonetheless, we faithful
    Archdiocese Joins Cardinal Dolan at Mass for Kidnapped Syrian Bishops
    5/2/2013
    Timothy Cardinal Dolan, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of New York, held a special mass today, May 2, at St. Patrick’s
    Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece will receive an Honorary Doctorate from Holy Cross School of Theology in Boston
    5/1/2013
    Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology will confer an Honorary Doctorate Degree to His Beatitude Archbishop Ierony
    Assembly of Bishops' Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry
    4/29/2013
    We, the Members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, kindly bring to your attenti
    Encyclical for the Support of the People of Cyprus
    4/26/2013
    It is through this grace that we are led to respond to the needs of others, and on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod of
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Requests the Release of abducted Hierarchs and expresses suport to the Patriarchate of Antioch
    4/25/2013
    According to reports from Mr. Nikos Maginas from the Ecumenical Patriarchate, His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bart
    Prayers for the Safety of Abducted Bishops
    4/23/2013
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is deeply saddened and concerned that Metropolitan Paul (Yazigi), Metropolitan
    Archbishop Expresses Prayerful Support in the White House Annual Greek Independence Day Celebration
    4/22/2013
    This year’s annual Greek Independence Day event at the White House was held in the somber atmosphere following the bom
    Holy Eparchial Synod Issues Statement on the Boston Marathon Terrorist Attack
    4/16/2013
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, on the first day of its regularly scheduled sprin
    White House Meeting Yields Action on Human Trafficking - Archbishop Demetrios Member of Advisory Council
    4/11/2013
    On April 9-10, Archbishop Demetrios participated in the meetings of The President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based an
    Archbishop Demetrios Convened Meeting with Representatives of the "Omogeneia" for Support to Cyprus
    4/4/2013
    Thirty six representatives of the major Greek-American and Cypriot-American federations, institutions, and organizations
    Applications now available for The Christos and Georgia Trakatellis Fellowship
    3/29/2013
    The Chancellor’s Office of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is pleased to announce that applications are now
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Greek Independence Day Parade
    3/27/2013
    Our parade is a unique witness of both our faith and our Hellenic heritage. As we march together, we will commemorate th
    Archbishop Demetrios Speaks with President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, Convenes meeting to Support the People of Cyprus
    3/27/2013
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America spoke on the phone today with the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos
    Assembly Convenes Meeting on Information and Technology
    3/26/2013
    The Assembly of Bishops convened a meeting to share ideas and discuss collaboration between the Assembly’s communicati
    Address by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Pope Francis
    3/21/2013
    In the name of the Lord of powers, we wholeheartedly congratulate You on the inspired election and deserved assumption o
    New Staff Members Join the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
    3/20/2013
    Three new staff members join the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries to enhance the critical mission of this
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Annunciation and Greek Independence Day
    3/19/2013
    On this blessed and glorious Feast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary, our hearts are f
    Archdiocese Mourns the Passing of Andrew A. Athens, Archbishop Demetrios Expresses Condolences
    3/14/2013
    Andrew A. Athens, Archon Maestor of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and president of the Archdiocesan Council of the Greek O
    Scholarship Applications Available for 2013-2014
    3/14/2013
    Applications and instructions for the three scholarships administered by the Chancellor’s Office of the Greek Orthodox
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy and Great Lent 2013
    3/11/2013
    Among the Saints are a group of holy people who were called by God to preach repentance, justice, and mercy - the Prophe
    Patriarchal Catechetical Homily on the occasion of the beginning of Great Lent
    3/11/2013
    The holy fathers, who arranged everything in an orderly manner, instituted a period of ascetic discipline and spiritual
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the American Jewish Committee and the National Philoptochos Make Joint Contribution to Doctors without Borders in Greece
    3/7/2013
    The American Jewish Committee together with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the National Philoptochos Soci
    Passing of Peter T. Kikis, President of Faith Endowment - Archbishop Demetrios Expresses Condolences
    3/4/2013
    Peter T. Kikis, 90, Archon Maestor, president of FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy & Hellenism and Member of the Archdio
    New York GOYA Youth Present Donation for the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
    2/22/2013
    Representatives of the GOYA groups in New York’s five boroughs presented a donation to His Eminence Archbishop Demetri
    Shine Forth: The 2013 Orthodox Christian Camp & Youth Worker Conference is a Great Success
    2/14/2013
    The 11th Annual Orthodox Christian Camp & Youth Worker Conference took place at the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Churc
    Archdiocese Continues Relief Efforts for Victims of Hurricane Sandy
    2/12/2013
    The Hurricane Sandy relief effort of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America continues, almost four months after the d
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Issues Statement at the Announcement of the Retirement of Pope Benedict XVI
    2/11/2013
    Upon being informed on the way to his native island of Imvros of the imminent retirement of Pope Benedict from the Petri
    Archdiocese Grants $200K through IOCC for Winter Heating Relief to Greece's Most Vulnerable
    2/7/2013
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America dispersed a grant of $200,000 from the Archdiocese Relief Fund for the People
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of St. Photios and St. Photios National Shrine Day - February 6, 2013
    2/4/2013
    This heritage is the foundation for the growth and strength of our Church in America today, and it is a heritage that ha
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Jan. 30- Feb. 17, 2013
    1/30/2013
    Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos (212) 570-3530 pressoffice@goarch.org
    Archdiocese Celebrates the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters
    1/25/2013
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will mark January 30th, the Feast of the Three Hierarchs St. Basil the Great,
    Archbishop Demetrios Participated in the National Inaugural Prayer Service
    1/22/2013
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America participated today in the National Inaugural Prayer Service in the Capital
    Archbishop Demetrios Offered Benediction at Presidential Inaugural Luncheon
    1/21/2013
    Archbishop Demetrios attended the swearing-in ceremony and the President’s Inaugural Address today, Jan. 21, from the
    Vice President Biden Attends Inaugural Reception of the Greek American Community
    1/20/2013
    Vice President Joe Biden attended today an Inaugural reception in honor of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and in reco
    President Obama and Vice President Biden Invite Archbishop Demetrios to Participate in the National Inaugural Prayer Service
    1/16/2013
    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden invited His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America to participate
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Jan. 16-22, 2013
    1/15/2013
    Contact: Stavros Papagermanos Tel.: 212-570-3530 Email: pressoffice@goarch.org
    2013 Archdiocesan Yearbook Now Available Online
    1/11/2013
    The 2013 Yearbook of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is now available online at www.goarch.org/archdiocese/yea
    Conference on Pastoral Challenges in Marriage to be Held at HC/HC, February 7-9, 2013
    1/11/2013
    The Center for Family Care of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America organizes and hosts a Conference on Pastoral Cha
    Archbishop Demetrios to Deliver Benediction at the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Luncheon
    1/8/2013
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America has been invited to offer the benediction at the 2013 Presidential Inaugura
    107th Epiphany Day Celebrated in Tarpon Springs
    1/7/2013
    Archbishop Demetrios of America celebrated the feast of Holy Epiphany in this city which became internationally known as
    Ionian Village 2013 Registration Now Open
    1/7/2013
    Ionian Village, the summer camping ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, is now accepting registrations
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of St. Basil and the New Year - January 1, 2013
    12/28/2012
    As we come to the beginning of a new calendar year, we are very familiar with the atmosphere of expectations and hopes f
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Dec. 22-28, 2012
    12/19/2012
    Contact: Stavros Papagermanos Tel.: 212-570-3530 Email: pressoffice@goarch.org
    Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas
    12/19/2012
    “Christ is born, glorify Him; Christ is on earth, exalt Him.” Yet, on earth we behold and experience wars and threa
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Nativity of Christ 2012
    12/17/2012
    Our celebration of the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is filled with joyful proclamations of
    Archbishop Demetrios Calls for Prayers for the Victims of the Massacre in Newtown, Conn.
    12/14/2012
    Upon hearing the horrible news of the monstrous mass shooting in the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticu
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Dec. 11-22, 2012 (REVISED)
    12/11/2012
    Contact: Stavros Papagermanos Tel.: 212-570-3530 Email: pressoffice@goarch.org
    St. Nicholas Feast Day Prayer Service at WTC
    12/7/2012
    The memory and the feast of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker was honored and celebrated by Orthodox Christians yesterday De
    Archdiocese Mourns the Passing of Bishop John of Amorion (1928-2012)
    12/5/2012
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America mourns the passing of Bishop John of Amorion who fell asleep in the Lord last
    Prayer Service at Saint Nicholas Site, World Trade Center
    12/5/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will lead a special Prayer Service at the World Trade Center site where the
    National Philopotochos Society Achieves Historic Milestone, a Permanent Home at 126 East 37th Street
    12/4/2012
    With the blessings of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, the support of the members of the Holy Eparchial Synod, Nationa
    Archbishop Demetrios Consecrates and Enthrones Bishop Gregory of Nyssa as the Fourth Ruling Hierarch of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese
    11/29/2012
    His Grace Bishop Gregory of Nyssa was consecrated and enthroned Nov. 27, as the fourth ruling hierarch of the American C
    National Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries to Host 11th Annual Orthodox Christian Camp & Youth Worker Conference: January 24-26, 2013 in Austin, Texas
    11/28/2012
    The 11th Annual Orthodox Christian Camp & Youth Worker Conference hosted this year by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Nat
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Nov. 20 – Dec. 6, 2012
    11/20/2012
    Contact: Stavros Papagermanos Tel.: 212-570-3530 Email: pressoffice@goarch.org
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Thanksgiving Day 2012
    11/15/2012
    The vibrant tradition of the Thanksgiving holiday in this country is a special opportunity for the Church to offer a wit
    Encyclical for IOCC Sunday - November 18, 2012
    11/15/2012
    It is the mission of International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the humanitarian agency of the Assembly of Canon
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Nov. 9-18, 2012
    11/9/2012
    Contact: Stavros Papagermanos Tel.: 212-570-3530 Email: pressoffice@goarch.org
    Archdiocese Offers Additional Assistance to Families in Greece
    11/8/2012
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced today a grant of $150,000 to International Orthodox Christian Charit
    Archdiocese Establishes Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
    11/6/2012
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America establishes the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund and designates Sunday November 11,
    Special Encyclical for Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
    11/6/2012
    Our first response to this disaster has been fervent prayer to Almighty God, Who is our rock and our fortress, and our d
    Archdiocese Assessing Damages Following Hurricane Sandy, Archbishop Affirms Prayers And Assistance
    11/1/2012
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America has expressed the concern, prayers and
    Encyclical for the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries, Saints Cosmas and Damian
    11/1/2012
    The Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries, Saints Cosmas and Damian, commemorates the Apostolic ministry of these two champion
    Speaking to God, a book by Archbishop Demetrios of America
    10/24/2012
    Speaking to God is a collection of over seventy prayers written by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America. The bo
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for OXI Day - October 28, 2012
    10/24/2012
    The witness of OXI Day and of the valiant stand of the people of Greece reminds us that we share in this heritage and fa
    Communiqué of the Holy Eparchial Synod
    10/23/2012
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America in its Fall 2012 session expresses once again its
    "Athenagoras Human Rights Award" Presented to Stavros Niarchos Foundation and Andreas Dracopoulos
    10/22/2012
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the Western Hemisphere together with Archons�
    NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces the Signing of Final Agreement on the Rebuilding of St. Nicholas Church at Archdiocesan Council Meeting
    10/20/2012
    The Governor of the State of New York Andrew Cuomo, announced yesterday at the Archdiocesan Council meeting, that the fi
    Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Kyrenia Visits Archdiocese
    10/16/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed today in his office at the Archdiocese headquarters, the Most Reve
    Encyclical for National Leadership 100 Sunday
    10/15/2012
    On this Sunday, October 21, nearest to the Feast of Saint Iakovos on October 23, we give thanks to God for the faithful
    National Philoptochos Society Signs Contract for Purchase of Permanent Home
    10/4/2012
    Under the Spiritual Leadership of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, the National Philoptochos completed the contract si
    Ionian Village Announces Summer 2013 Program Dates
    10/3/2012
    The Office of Ionian Village announces the dates for its 2013 Summer Programs. Ionian Village is the camping ministry of
    Foreign Minister of Greece Dimitris Avramopoulos Visits Archdiocese, Meets with Archbishop
    9/26/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America received today (9/26/2012) at the Archdiocese headquarters the visit of the
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Commemoration of the Asia Minor Holocaust - September 23, 2012
    9/19/2012
    On this occasion we do this in our commemoration of the Asia Minor Holocaust. This Sunday has been chosen because the m
    Third Annual Meeting of the Assembly of Bishops
    9/18/2012
    The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America held its third annual meeting for all member hie
    Archbishop Demetrios Presides over 9/11 Memorial at the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops
    9/11/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presided today at a memorial prayer service for the victims of the tragic e
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross
    9/11/2012
    On this blessed Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross, we join with the heavenly hosts
    Metropolitan Nicholas, Representing Archbishop Demetrios, Delivers the Invocation at the Democratic National Convention
    9/4/2012
    His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit, representing Archbishop Demetrios of America delivered today, shortly aft
    Metropolitan Nicholas will Represent Archbishop Demetrios at the Democratic National Convention
    9/3/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, was invited by President Barack Obama to deliver the invocation at the off
    Metropolitan Methodios, representing Archbishop Demetrios, offers prayer at Republican National Convention
    8/29/2012
    On August 29, 2012, His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, who represented His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of
    Metropolitan Methodios Will Represent Archbishop Demetrios at the Republican National Convention
    8/29/2012
    Metropolitan Methodios of Boston was asked by Archbishop Demetrios of America to offer on behalf of the Greek Orthodox A
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the New Ecclesiastical Year and the Day for the Protection of our Natural Environment
    8/29/2012
    On this feast we ask our Lord, “Bless the crown of this year with Your goodness” (Psalm 65:11). We know that His go
    Patriarchal Encyclical for the Indiction and the Day for the Protection of our Natural Environment
    8/29/2012
    The world that surrounds us was thus offered to us as a gift by our Creator as an arena of social activity but also of s
    Ecumenical Patriarchate Expresses Concern for Violence in the World
    8/14/2012
    The Ecumenical Patriarchate expresses profound concern about the resurgence of violence currently spreading throughout t
    Youth Department Announces 2012-2013 Ecclesiastical Planner
    8/9/2012
    The new 2012-2013 Ecclesiastical Planner, published by the Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries is now in circ
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos
    8/8/2012
    When we reflect on this extraordinary experience of the Apostles of our Lord, we can see how this blessed Feast and the
    Representatives of the Holy Archdiocese of Athens Visit Archbishop Demetrios for a Productive Meeting of Coordination
    7/25/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America received July 23, two officials of the philanthropic organization of the Ar
    2013 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars Offered by Archdiocese
    7/19/2012
    Orders are now being taken for the 2013 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars, an annual resource published by the Department
    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
    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 morn
    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 o
    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 div
    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 Orthro
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day - July 4, 2012
    6/29/2012
    Our theme, “Chosen and Appointed by God to Go and Bear Fruit,” is directly related to our divine calling as Orthodox
    National Philoptochos Distributes $160,000 for aid to the people of Greece
    6/28/2012
    National Philoptochos President Aphrodite Skeadas announced today that donations totaling $160,000 from Philoptochos Cha
    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,
    Halki Summit 2012
    6/22/2012
    The world will continue to face an unabated risk of an irreversible environmental disaster unless there is a fundamental
    Archbishop Demetrios Appoints New National Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
    6/21/2012
    Archbishop Demetrios of America has appointed the Rev. Fr. Jason C. Roll as the National Director of the Department of Y
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese sent $190,000 from the "Relief Fund for the People of Greece" to the Church of Crete and the Metropolises of the Dodecanese
    6/16/2012
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, responding to the loving wish of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartho
    Archbishop Demetrios of America tours St. Nicholas future site at World Trade Center
    6/11/2012
    “The new World Trade Center will not be whole and complete until the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church is rebuilt.”
    FAITH awards 2012 Ionian Village Scholarships
    6/8/2012
    For the sixth year in a row, “FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism” will once again sponsor a series of f
    70th Commencement of Hellenic College and Holy Cross School of Theology
    5/21/2012
    Fifty nine young men and women graduated from Hellenic College and Holy Cross School of Theology this year at the 70th C
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Mourns the Passing of Metropolitan Constantine, Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
    5/21/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America noted with great sadness the falling asleep in the Lord of Metropolitan Con
    Halki Summit 2012
    5/14/2012
    The Halki Summit – sponsored by the Ecumenical Patriarchate and co-sponsored by Southern New Hampshire University –
    Archdiocesan Council Convened in Philadelphia
    5/14/2012
    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular spring meeting May 10-11
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for AHEPA Sunday - May 20, 2012
    5/14/2012
    On AHEPA Sunday we recognize and honor the members of our Greek Orthodox community in the United States who continue to
    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,
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for May 3 - 19, 2012
    5/2/2012
    Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos pressoffice@goarch.org (212) 570-3530
    Holy Eparchial Synod Convenes Spring Meeting
    4/26/2012
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America concluded its regularly scheduled spring meetings
    New Dean at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
    4/23/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios announced the appointment of the Rev. Anastasios Gounaris, a very capable and outstand
    Bishop Sevastianos of Zela Appointed Spiritual Advisor of the National Philoptochos
    4/18/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America appointed His Grace Bishop Sevastianos of Zela as spiritual advisor of the
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Holy Pascha 2012
    4/15/2012
    As we gather to celebrate this great Feasts of Feasts, and together we experience the supreme joy of Holy Pascha, we off
    Patriarchal Encyclical for the Feast of Holy Pascha 2012
    4/15/2012
    If Christ’s Resurrection referred to Himself, then its significance for us would be negligible. The Church proclaims,
    The Sanctification of the Holy Myrrh at the Ecumenical Patriarchate
    4/12/2012
    The Sanctification of the Holy Myrrh (the Chrism Oil used in the Orthodox Church for the Sacrament of Confirmation) took
    Archbishop Demetrios Presents a check for $500,000 as an Expression of Love and Support to the People of Greece
    4/11/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America visited yesterday, Holy Tuesday, April 10, 2012, His Beatitude Archbishop I
    Orthodox Christians to Observe Pascha (Easter) April 15
    4/9/2012
    More than 250 million Orthodox Christians worldwide will celebrate Pascha (Easter) this coming Sunday April 15. Faithful
    Archbishop Demetrios Convenes Productive Relief Coordination Meeting
    3/31/2012
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios presided yesterday over a meeting of seventeen leaders and representatives of Greek-Am
    Patriarchal Encyclical on the Sanctification of Holy Myrrh
    3/28/2012
    Each person, created in the image and likeness of God, is a temple of the Lord. Much more so, those of us who have been
    Greek Independence Day Celebration at the White House
    3/23/2012
    President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden welcomed yesterday evening (Thursday, March 22, 2012) at the White H
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Annunciation and Greek Independence Day 2012
    3/19/2012
    For almost two centuries our celebration of the Feast of the Annunciation as Greek Orthodox Christians has been joined b
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical for the Greek Independence Day Parade
    3/9/2012
    It is with great joy and anticipation for our commemoration of Greek Independence Day that I invite you to participate i
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Mar. 9 - 18, 2012
    3/9/2012
    Contact: Stavros Papagermanos Tel.: 212-570-3530 Email: pressoffice@goarch.org
    Applications now available for The Christos and Georgia Trakatellis Fellowship
    3/6/2012
    Applications for the 2012-2013 academic year are now available from the Archdiocese for The Christos and Georgia Trakate
    2012-2013 Scholarship Applications Available
    3/2/2012
    Applications and instructions for the three scholarships administered by the Chancellor’s Office of the Greek Orthodox
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Mar. 2 - 18, 2012
    2/29/2012
    Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos pressoffice@goarch.org (212) 570-3530
    Ecumenical Patriarch Issues Catechetical Homily for Holy and Great Lent
    2/24/2012
    In recent times, we observe an elevated level of concern. Many challenges arise. The world is suffering and yearns for h
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy and Great Lent 2012
    2/23/2012
    As we begin this season of Holy and Great Lent, we do so in anticipation of the blessings we will receive as we commune
    More Ways to give to the Archdiocese "Relief Fund for the People of Greece"
    2/15/2012
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese has established the "Relief Fund for the People of Greece" to help provide economic assis
    Archdiocese Establishes Relief Fund for the People of Greece
    2/15/2012
    Archbishop Demetrios of America issued an appeal today for immediate economic assistance to the suffering people in Gree
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical for support to the People of Greece
    2/15/2012
    On behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod of our Holy Archdiocese of America, I am writing to you, the faithful members of o
    National Philoptochos Issues Appeal for the Welfare of the People of Greece
    2/7/2012
    National Philoptochos President Aphrodite Skeadas on January 17, 2012 issued an immediate appeal to all Philoptochos Pre
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Feb. 4 - 27, 2012
    2/3/2012
    Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos pressoffice@goarch.org (212) 570-3530
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of St. Photios and St. Photios National Shrine Day - February 6, 2012
    2/2/2012
    As we celebrate this feast day of Saint Photios the Confessor and Patriarch of Constantinople, we are also at the beginn
    Ο Εορτασμός των Ελληνικών Γραμμάτων και η Ημέρα των Τριών Ιεραρχών
    1/30/2012
    «Στα πρόσωπά σας, στα πρόσωπα των νέων παιδιών που είστε απόψε εδώ
    Schedule of events in Celebration of Greek Letters and the Feast Day of the Three Hierarchs
    1/26/2012
    Saturday, January 28, 2012 Sunday, January 29, 2012 Monday, January 30, 2012
    Encyclical for the Feast of the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters Day
    1/25/2012
    The Feast of the Three Hierarchs, Saint Basil the Great, Saint Gregory the Theologian and Saint John Chrysostom, on Janu
    Archdiocese Celebrates the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters
    1/14/2012
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America organizes a series of events in celebration of Greek Letters and the Feast Day
    Direct Archdiocesan District Parochial Schools Hold Annual Spelling Bee Competition Finals
    1/11/2012
    The Spelling Bee Finals for the students of the Direct Archdiocesan District Greek American parochial day schools were h
    Registration Opens for Ionian Village Summer 2012
    1/9/2012
    Ionian Village, the summer camping ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, is now accepting registrations
    Archbishop Demetrios Delivers Invocations at the N.Y. State Senate and the 2012 State of the State Address
    1/5/2012
    Archbishop Demetrios of America delivered yesterday, Jan. 4, the invocation at the 2012 Opening Legislative Session of t
    2012 Archdiocesan Yearbook Now Available Online
    1/3/2012
    NEW YORK – The 2012 Yearbook of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is now available online at www.yearbook.goa
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Basil and the New Year - January 1, 2012
    12/29/2011
    As we begin this new year, with the blessings of our Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in the service of our Lord Jesus C
    Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical 2011
    12/20/2011
    The angels chant these three majestic proclamations and yet the great majority of human beings, although celebrating the
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord 2011
    12/16/2011
    When we hear and contemplate the beautiful story of our Lord’s Nativity, our hearts are filled with tremendous joy. I
    Mount Athos Featured in 60 Minutes Segment will Rebroadcast on Christmas
    12/16/2011
    The Holy Mountain Athos, the sanctuary of Orthodox Christian monasticism for over a thousand years, which is directly un
    National Phioptochos Medical Fund Luncheon Awards Over $204,000 for Children's Heath and Research
    12/14/2011
    The Thirteenth National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon was held Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Hyatt
    Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh Enthroned in St. Nicholas Cathedral
    12/9/2011
    His Eminence Metropolitan Savas was enthroned yesterday Dec. 8, as Metropolitan of Pittsburgh during a magnificent and t
    Enthronement Address of His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh
    12/9/2011
    I stand before you this day as one who receives a gift, a gift that truly is “good and perfect,” a gift from the Fat
    Bishop-Elect Sevastianos of Zela to be Ordained to the Episcopacy Dec. 17
    12/8/2011
    Bishop-elect Sevastianos, who was elected Bishop of Zela by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate las
    Ecumenical Patriarch Welcomes Vice President Biden to the Phanar
    12/3/2011
    His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew welcomed the Hon. Joseph Biden, Vice President of the United States to
    Archimandrite Sevastianos Skordallos Elected Bishop of Zela
    12/2/2011
    The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople elected unanimously today the Chief Secretary
    Philoptochos Hosts Children's Medical Fund Luncheon, Benefits Area Hospitals and Children's Programs
    11/30/2011
    Under the High Patronage of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, and with
    Ionian Village 2012 Programs
    11/22/2011
    Ionian Village, the summer camping ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the dates of its Summ
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Nov. 19 - 30, 2011
    11/18/2011
    Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos pressoffice@goarch.org (212) 570-3530
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Thanksgiving Day - November 24, 2011
    11/18/2011
    On this blessed day of Thanksgiving, we are encouraged in the tradition of this great national holiday to be thankful to
    Vice President Joe Biden visits Archbishop Demetrios of America at the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese
    11/16/2011
    Vice President Joe Biden visited today Archbishop Demetrios of America, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America
    Metropolitan Savas to be Enthroned Dec. 8 in St. Nicholas Cathedral in Pittsburgh
    11/15/2011
    The special services known as Mikro Minima and Mega Minima (the official announcement of election) were held today at th
    Archbishop Demetrios Delivers Lecture at Yale
    11/10/2011
    “Orthodoxy: An Unlimited Expression” was the topic of a lecture presented by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios yeste
    Archbishop Demetrios Appoints New Director of Ionian Village
    11/9/2011
    Archbishop Demetrios of America has appointed the Rev. Deacon Evagoras C. Constantinides as the new Director of Ionian V
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Archangels - November 8, 2011
    11/4/2011
    On this blessed feast of the Holy Archangels, we recognize the ministry and service of our cherished Saint Michael’s H
    Bishop Savas of Troas Elected Metropolitan of Pittsburgh
    11/3/2011
    The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople elected today (11/03/2011) His Grace Bishop S
    Annual Teachers Professional Development Seminar of the Direct Archdiocesan District (November 8, 2011)
    11/2/2011
    The Annual Staff-Development Seminar of the Direct Archdiocesan District will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 (Elec
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries - November 1, 2011
    10/27/2011
    On this feast of the Holy Unmercenaries Saints Cosmas and Damian, we commemorate two great healers and preachers who off
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for OXI Day - October 28, 2011
    10/21/2011
    The remembrance of October 28, 1940 through our annual observance of OXI Day is our excellent opportunity to honor the c
    Athenagoras Human Rights Award Presented to Admiral James Stavridis
    10/18/2011
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the Western Hemisphere together with Archons�
    Archdiocesan Council Jubilant over Announcement of Saint Nicholas, Archbishop Demetrios Expresses Gratitude to Civic Leaders
    10/14/2011
    In the wake of the announcement of the agreement between the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Port Authorit
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Port Authority Announce Agreement on Rebuilding of St. Nicholas
    10/14/2011
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces today an agreement with the Port Authority of New York and New Jerse
    Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod
    10/13/2011
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Holy Archdiocese of America convened its regular meeting on October 12-13, 2011, at the
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Expresses Sincere Support for the Coptic Christians of Egypt
    10/12/2011
    On behalf of the faithful Clergy and Laity of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, we, the Members of the Holy Epa
    Encyclical for National Leadership 100 Sunday
    10/11/2011
    We recognize and celebrate the great achievements of the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Endowment Fund which over 27
    Archbishop Demetrios Meets with Consistory of Carpatho-Russian Diocese
    10/5/2011
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America met yesterday with the Consistory of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox
    Internet Ministries Department Launches Android app for Daily Bible Readings and Lives of Saints
    9/29/2011
    The Daily Readings App was developed to be an easy way to access the day's Bible readings (as prescribed by the Lectiona
    Archbishop Demetrios Meets with Prime Minister of Turkey Erdogan
    9/27/2011
    Archbishop Demetrios of America met on Friday with the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during the visit
    Ways of the Lord, Now Available as eBook for Kindle, iPad, and Nook
    9/15/2011
    Ways of the Lord: Perspectives on Sharing the Gospel of Christ by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and publi
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Exaltation of the Cross - September 14, 2011
    9/12/2011
    The annual commemoration of this great Feast of the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross is a blessed occasi
    September 11 Tenth Anniversary Events
    9/8/2011
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is commemorating the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the violent and sens
    “The Science and Theology of Conception” theme of OCAMPR November 2011 conference
    9/7/2011
    The Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology and Religion (OCAMPR) announces a conference titled “The Sc
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for September 11, 2011
    9/2/2011
    On this Sunday, the tenth anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, we address you in the faith, love and
    Ecumenical Patriarchate Accepts the Resignation of Metropolitan Maximos of Pittsburgh
    9/2/2011
    The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, at their meeting of August 29th and 30th, accepted the resigna
    Message of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for the New Ecclesiastical Year
    9/1/2011
    Today, on September 1st, the first day of the church year, is also dedicated – at the initiative of the Ecumenical Pat
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical for the Ecclesiastical New Year
    8/25/2011
    On this day, September 1, we begin this new ecclesiastical year in the blessed anticipation of the saving and wondrous w
    OrthodoxJobs.com – New and Improved Website for the Job Seeker and Employer
    8/24/2011
    The Department of Internet Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and the Office of Vocation & Ministry of Helleni
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Demetrios Make Pilgrimage to Panagia Soumela in Pontos
    8/17/2011
    Monday August 15, the Feast of the Dormition of the Holy Theotokos, was a very special and spiritually uplifting day for
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos - August 15, 2011
    8/9/2011
    On this blessed Feast of the Dormition, we honor the beautiful life and witness of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and
    Archbishop Demetrios to Make Pilgrimage to "Panagia Soumela" in Pontos
    8/9/2011
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America upon the invitation of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew an
    Archdiocesan Youth Choir Musical Tour Concludes at Ionian Village
    7/14/2011
    The 10-day musical tour of the Archdiocesan Youth Choir to Constantinople, Cyprus and Greece under the leadership of His
    High Praise for the Archdiocesan Youth Choir's Second Amazing Concert in Cyprus
    7/9/2011
    Songs for Cyprus, the land of love and the land of dreams, performed with lyricism, emotion and artistic excellence the
    First Concert of the Archdiocesan Youth Choir Tour In Constantinople in Honor of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
    7/2/2011
    The Archdiocesan Youth Choir of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America gave today July 2, 2011 at 7 p.m, a concert in
    Pan-Orthodox Consensus on Same-Sex Unions
    6/29/2011
    In light of recent events, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America reminds the faithful of the very instructive statem
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for June 25-30, 2011
    6/24/2011
    Sat., June 25, 2011 7:00 p.m. Testimonial Dinner in Honor of Supreme President of AHEPA Nicholas Karacostas Terrace o
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day - July 4, 2011
    6/24/2011
    On this annual celebration of freedom and the commemoration of the founding of this nation, I greet you in the love of o
    Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek Scheduled for June 22
    6/14/2011
    The Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education is pleased to announce that the Comprehensive Examination in Modern
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Holy Pentecost - June 12, 2011
    6/10/2011
    On this Feast of Holy Pentecost we are blessed with a joyous celebration of the coming of the Holy Spirit and of the rev
    Message of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America
    5/28/2011
    Upon conclusion of the second meeting of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America which w
    Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America Convenes in Chicago
    5/26/2011
    The second meeting of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America convened yesterday –exac
    Sixty-ninth Commencement of Hellenic College-Holy Cross School of Theology
    5/22/2011
    The 69th Commencement of Hellenic College – Holy Cross School of Theology was held yesterday, Saturday May 21, at the
    Hellenic College Holy Cross Honors Professor Christos Yannaras
    5/21/2011
    “May you be Axioi (worthy) of carrying the Cross as a witness of sacrifice and love and as the offering of the Gospel
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for May 20-28, 2011
    5/20/2011
    Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos (212) 570-3530
    Direct Archdiocesan District Clergy-Laity Assembly Convenes in Rye, NY
    5/16/2011
    The 2011 Direct Archdiocesan District Clergy-Laity Assembly is being held May 16-17 in conjunction with the DAD Philopto
    Metropolitan Epiphanios of Bryoula Fell Asleep in the Lord
    5/13/2011
    Metropolitan Epiphanios (Perialas) of Bryoula, former Metropolitan of Spain and Portugal, fell asleep in the Lord on Mon
    New York State Legislature Signs Letters Urging Religious Freedom in Turkey
    5/13/2011
    All 62 members of the New York State Senate and 144 members of the New York State Assembly have endorsed the respective
    Archbishop Demetrios Presides at 40-Day Memorial of Late Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos and Meets with Consistory of Carpatho-Russian Diocese
    5/9/2011
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America met today with the Consistory of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Dio
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for May 9-21, 2011
    5/9/2011
    Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos (212) 570-3530
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for AHEPA Sunday - May 15, 2011
    5/9/2011
    On this fourth Sunday after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha, we commemorate the healing of the paralytic by our Lord
    A Historic First Meeting on the Future of Hellenic College - Holy Cross
    5/7/2011
    The first meeting in the history of Hellenic College - Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology between members of t
    Archdiocesan Council Unanimously Approves Resolution about St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Lynn, Mass.
    5/6/2011
    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America during its regularly scheduled spring meeting toda
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for April 28 – May 8, 2011
    4/28/2011
    Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos (212) 570-3530
    Patriarchal Proclamation of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for Great and Holy Pascha 2011
    4/22/2011
    Beloved children in the Lord, Once again, in a spirit of joy and peace, we address you with the delightful and hopeful g
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Great and Holy Pascha 2011
    4/22/2011
    On this great and glorious feast of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, our hearts are filled with unspeakable jo
    Faithful Gather in Church for Holy Week Services
    4/21/2011
    Faithful, young and old, gather in Church for Holy Week services in all the parishes of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese o
    Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer
    4/21/2011
    “Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer,” a new book and documentary feature film on the prayer, with an inner-view of Orthod
    Resurrection Services Will Be Televised LIVE
    4/21/2011
    This year, on Holy Saturday evening, Archbishop Demetrios, the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America will proc
    Mount Athos Featured In 60 Minutes Segment On Pascha Evening
    4/20/2011
    The Holy Mountain Athos, the over a thousand year sanctuary of Orthodox Christian monasticism, and which is directly und
    Orthodox Christians to Observe Pascha (Easter) April 24
    4/19/2011
    More than 250 million Orthodox Christians worldwide will celebrate Pascha (Easter) this Sunday April 24. Faithful in gre
    Archbishop Demetrios Invited to Attend White House Easter Prayer Breakfast
    4/18/2011
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will attend an Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House tomorrow April 19
    Remarks of Archbishop Demetrios On the Occasion of Greek Independence Day of March 25, 1821 - The White House, March 25, 2011
    3/25/2011
    The day of Greek Independence is celebrated throughout the Greek-American community with joyous gatherings and solemn de
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical on the Feast of the Annunciation and the Day of Greek Independence
    3/17/2011
    The faith of the Theotokos brought great blessings to her and to all humankind. In the insightful verses of the Akathis
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Prayers and Aid for Japan
    3/16/2011
    Our hearts are filled with sadness and compassion as we have seen the apocalyptic images of mass destruction and sufferi
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Mourns the Passing of Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos, Archbishop Demetrios Appointed Locum Tenens
    3/15/2011
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America noted with great sorrow the falling asleep in the Lord of Metropolitan Nich
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical - Invitation to the Greek Independence Day Parade in New York
    3/11/2011
    I ask all of our parishes to plan and facilitate participation in this year’s parade, so that we may come together for
    2011-2012 Scholarship Applications Available
    3/11/2011
    Applications for the three scholarships administered by the Chancellor’s Office of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of A
    Archbishop Demetrios of America and his brother Establish Fellowship Fund for Holy Cross Graduates
    3/9/2011
    Archbishop Demetrios of America and his brother Prof. Antonios Trakatellis of Thessaloniki, Greece, have established and
    Patriarchal Catechetical Homily on the Opening of Holy and Great Lent
    2/28/2011
    “The arena of the virtues has opened; those who desire to compete may enter, girding themselves with the good struggle
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy and Great Lent 2011
    2/18/2011
    We are truly blessed and filled with anticipation as we enter into the holy and reflective season of Great Lent. It is
    Statement of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and St. Nicholas Church, Announcing Federal Suit against the Port Authority of New York and New Jesrey
    2/14/2011
    On February 14, 2011, St. Nicholas Church and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America filed a lawsuit in Federal Distr
    President Obama Announces Intent to Appoint Archbishop Demetrios to the President's Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
    2/7/2011
    The White House has announced that President Obama intends to appoint Archbishop Demetrios of America to be a member of
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Responds to Archbishop Demetrios' Letter about religious Freedom Violations in Cyprus
    2/4/2011
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sent a letter to Archbishop Demetrios on Feb.1, 2011, responding to His Eminen
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Photios and Saint Photios National Shrine Day
    2/2/2011
    On this blessed feast of Saint Photios the Confessor and Patriarch of Constantinople, it is our annual tradition to reco
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios on the feast of the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters Day
    1/26/2011
    On this commemoration of the Three Great Hierarchs and Ecumenical Teachers, Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and
    Scout Sunday to be Observed February 6, 2011
    1/18/2011
    Scout Sunday will be observed this year on February 6. It is always observed on the Sunday immediately preceding the 8th
    Ionian Village 2011 Programs
    1/14/2011
    Participants in the Ionian Village programs travel across Greece, venerate the relics of saints, walk in the footsteps o
    The 105th Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs
    1/5/2011
    Archbishop Demetrios of America arrived today in the Tampa Bay area for the 105th Annual Epiphany celebration that will
    2011 Archdiocesan Yearbook Now Available Online
    1/4/2011
    The 2011 Yearbook of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is now available online at www.yearbook.goarch.org. 2
    Archbishop Demetrios Decries Attack on Christians in Cyprus and Egypt
    1/3/2011
    Archbishop Demetrios of America sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dated December 30, 2010 bringing to
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Basil and the New Year
    12/28/2010
    The conclusion of one calendar year and the beginning of another is a time filled with reflection and anticipation. It
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ 2010
    12/23/2010
    On this glorious Feast of the Nativity of Christ we celebrate a truly wondrous event in which God, in His infinite and m
    Patriarchal Encyclical for the Nativity of Christ - 2010
    12/23/2010
    The unshakable belief of Christians is that God does not simply or indifferently observe from above the journey of human
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Decries Anti-Semitic Rhetoric
    12/23/2010
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America considers the remarks to be gravely offensive and totally unacceptable.
    Archdiocese Continues the Effort to Rebuild St. Nicholas at Ground Zero
    12/15/2010
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, together with the parish of St. Nicholas, served notice on Dec. 6 to the Port
    The Annual Spelling Bee Competition of the Direct Archdiocesan District - December 14, 2010
    12/9/2010
    The annual Direct Archdiocesan District Spelling Bee Competition will be held under the auspices of His Eminence Archbis
    St. Nicholas Great Vespers to be Held at Ground Zero Site
    12/2/2010
    Archbishop Demetrios of America will lead a special Vespers Service at Ground Zero on Sunday Dec. 5, 2:00 pm., the eve o
    First Archon International Religious Freedom Conference Successfully Concludes in Brussels
    11/17/2010
    The Archons International Religious Freedom Conference held here in Brussels Nov. 16 and 17 concluded today in an upbeat
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Thanksgiving Day 2010
    11/16/2010
    On this national holiday of Thanksgiving, we are blessed with the opportunity to gather with family and friends and obse
    OCF Challenges Students To Get REAL Real Break Registration NOW OPEN . . . Spaces Limited
    11/16/2010
    With the promotion tag line, “Do something REAL this spring break,” Orthodox Christian Fellowship has announced the
    The Order of St. Andrew will Hold an International Religious Freedom Conference in Brussels
    11/4/2010
    The Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in America, will hold an International Relig
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Archangels - November 8, 2010
    11/3/2010
    On the Feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Archangels, on November 8, we commemorate the spiritual and bodiless powers of H
    Archbishop Demetrios and U.S. Church Leaders meet with President Obama at White House
    11/3/2010
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, on November 1, joined with leaders of the major church organizations who are members of
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries - November 1, 2010
    10/27/2010
    On this annual commemoration of the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries, Saints Cosmas and Damian, we give recognition and s
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for OXI Day - October 28, 2010
    10/21/2010
    On this annual observance of OXI Day we join with our brothers and sisters of Greek descent around the world, with philh
    New 2010-2012 Archdiocesan Council and National Philoptochos Board, Meetigs in New York
    10/19/2010
    The new Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America held the first meeting of its 2010-2012 term,
    Communiqué of the Holy Eparchial Synod
    10/15/2010
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Holy Archdiocese of America convened in its regular fall meeting on October 13 - 14 at t
    Archbishop Demetrios to Deliver Lecture for Physicians and the Hellenic Medical Society
    10/15/2010
    Archbishop Demetrios of America will present a special lecture devoted to physicians and the medical profession entitled
    THE COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION IN MODERN GREEK (GREEK REGENTS EXAM) IS NOT AFFECTED
    10/15/2010
    NEW YORK – The Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education is pleased to announce that the recent decision of the
    The Annual Archdiocesan District Staff-Development Seminar - November 2, 2010
    10/13/2010
    This year’s Annual Staff-Development Seminar of the Direct Archdiocesan District will be held on Tuesday, November 2,
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for National Leadership 100 Sunday - October 17, 2010
    10/12/2010
    On this Sunday we give thanks to God for the faithful members of Leadership 100, and we recognize and celebrate the grea
    Inauguration of The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture
    10/3/2010
    The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture was inaugurated yesterday on the campus of Hellenic College and Ho
    Ecumenical Patriarch Receives Officers of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America
    9/27/2010
    On Tuesday, Sept. 21, His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew received the Officers of the Assembly of the Can
    Greeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the Officers of the Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America
    9/27/2010
    We are particularly delighted to receive all of you here at the Sacred Center of Orthodoxy, the First-Throne and Mother
    OCF HONORS FOUNDER, Bishop Dimitrios of Xanthos: INITIATES ENDOWMENT
    9/23/2010
    Orthodox Christian Fellowship honored its founder, His Grace Bishop Dimitrios of Xanthos, with a tribute dinner on Frida
    Ways of the Lord: New Book by Archbishop Demetrios Now Available
    9/22/2010
    Ways of the Lord: Perspectives on Sharing the Gospel of Christ by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America has recen
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Commemoration of the Asia Minor Holocaust
    9/16/2010
    Today, Sunday September 19, has been designated by the Holy Eparchial Synod as a day of commemoration of the Asia Minor
    Orthodox Christian Fellowship College Student Sunday 2010
    9/15/2010
    Since 2003, the Hierarchs of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) have designat
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross - September 14, 2010
    9/10/2010
    On this Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross, I greet you in the love and joy of our
    New Resource for Teenagers
    9/10/2010
    The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries is pleased to announce its newest resource, the Orthodox Christian Te
    Daily Bible Readings and Lives of the Saints for iPhone and iPad Now Available
    9/10/2010
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Internet Ministries is proud to announce the release of the Daily Readings
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for September 9 -19, 2010
    9/8/2010
    Contact: PRESS OFFICE Stavros Papagermanos (212) 570-3530
    September 11 Memorial and Prayer Service for St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero
    9/8/2010
    On the occasion of the 9th Anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001, Archbishop Demetrios of America will officia
    Archbishop Demetrios Received Metropolitan Hilarion, the Head of Moscow Patriarchate Department of External Church Relations
    9/1/2010
    Archbishop Demetrios of America received His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the Head of the Moscow Patri
    Message of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for the Indiction and the Day of the Protection of the Environment
    9/1/2010
    At that time, our Church insightfully emphasized the significance of the eucharistic and ascetic ethos of our tradition,
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Ecclesiastical New Year and the Day for the Protection of our Natural Environment
    8/27/2010
    We begin this Ecclesiastical New Year as we should begin every year and each day of our lives, with hope in the promises
    CNN's "World's Untold Stories" to examine Greek Orthodox Community in Turkey
    8/25/2010
    CNN International will air a program entitled “Turkey’s Dwindling Greek Christians” as part of its series “World
    Archbishop Demetrios Extends Condolences for the Repose of Metropolitan Christopher
    8/25/2010
    Metropolitan Christopher, of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the United States and Canada fell asleep in the Lord on Wedn
    Former Governor Pataki Reiterates his support for rebuilding St. Nicholas At Ground Zero
    8/23/2010
    Archbishop Demetrios Issues Statement Today, representing His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Bishop Andonios
    The Rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Christian Church
    8/19/2010
    As is well known, on September 11, 2001 our city and nation suffered a terrorist attack of unparalleled proportions. In
    Fox News Reports on Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas Church at Ground Zero
    8/18/2010
    Fox News Channel will broadcast numerous times today, August 18, 2010, a report on the stalled negotiations between the
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Dormition
    8/11/2010
    On this blessed feast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary, I greet you in the joy
    CBS 60 Minutes Segment on Orthodox Christianity and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to repeat this Sunday
    8/5/2010
    The CBS 60 Minutes program on Orthodox Christianity featuring His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the sp
    National Philoptochos Society Awards $332,000 at 2010 Convention
    7/12/2010
    National Philoptochos President Aphrodite Skeadas announced disbursements of $332,000 for its ministries and programs at
    Plenary Session Reports are a Source of Inspiration to the Delegates for the Next Two Years
    7/7/2010
    The planning sessions, the forums, the meetings of the committees, the workshops, the receptions and the social events o
    Keynote Address of Archbishop Demetrios Engergizes Delegates at 40th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress
    7/5/2010
    The 40th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America officially began its work this morn
    40th Clergy-Laity Congress Begins with Divine Liturgy in Atlanta's Annunciation Cathedral
    7/4/2010
    The 40th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America was inaugurated today with the Orth
    40th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress Convenes in Atlanta July 4-8
    6/28/2010
    The 40th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, will convene in Atlanta, Ga. July
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day - July 4, 2010
    6/25/2010
    On this annual observance of Independence Day, we give thanks to God for the spiritual freedom we have in Christ and for
    Archbishop Demetrios Concludes Visit to the Orthodox Church of Slovakia
    6/21/2010
    Archbishop Demetrios concluded a four-day visit to Slovakia on June 17, during which he received an honorary doctorate f
    Archbishop Demetrios Delivers Address on Hellenism and Orthodoxy
    6/16/2010
    St. Vladimir Orthodox Seminary in Crestwood, NY organized a symposium on the subject of “Hellenism & Orthodoxy” June
    Message of the Episcopal Assembly Of the Canonical Orthodox Hierarchs of North and Central America May 26-28, 2010
    5/28/2010
    We glorify the name of the Triune God for gathering us at this first Episcopal Assembly of this region in New York City
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Visits the Russian Orthodox Church
    5/27/2010
    On Saturday, May 22, 2010, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew arrived at the Vnukovo Airport in Moscow, Russia, where he w
    Archbishop Demetrios convenes first Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Hierarchs in North and Central America
    5/26/2010
    The first Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Hierarchs in North and Central America was convened today by His Emin
    Archbishop Demetrios Receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Notre Dame
    5/17/2010
    The University of Notre Dame bestowed an honorary doctorate of laws degree upon Archbishop Demetrios of America, yesterd
    Archbishop Demetrios to Chair First Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Hierarchs in North and Central America
    5/14/2010
    More than 50 hierarchs will take part in the first Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in North and Central America,
    Archdiocesan Council Convened in Atlanta
    5/11/2010
    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular spring meeting May 6-7 in
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Issues Message on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
    5/10/2010
    His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew issued the following message regarding the massive oil spill from the
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios of America for AHEPA Sunday - May 16, 2010
    5/5/2010
    On this day we as the Holy Archdiocese of America recognize the members and service of the American Hellenic Educational
    Archdiocesan Holy Trinity Cathedral Ready to Welcome Oratorical Festival Finalists
    5/5/2010
    The host committee of Holy Trinity Cathedral, under the co-chairmanship of Rev. Dr. Frank and Presvytera Haidee Marangos
    Archbishop Demetrios Visits Ecumenical Patriarchate and Athens
    4/29/2010
    Archbishop Demetrios of America made a five-day trip to Constantinople and Athens. He arrived in Phanar on Friday, April
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical for the 5th year memorial for Archbishop Iakovos
    4/8/2010
    Saturday, April 10th marks the close of a blessed chapter in the history of the Holy Archdiocese of America for it is th
    Archbishop Demetrios Attends Easter Prayer Breakfast at White House
    4/7/2010
    Archbishop Demetrios of America attended yesterday, an Easter Prayer Breakfast for approximately 70 Christian religious
    FAITH Scholarships Available for Ionian Village Campers
    4/7/2010
    Ionian Village, the unique summer camping program located in Greece and operated by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Am
    Orthodox Christians to Observe Pascha (Easter) April 4
    3/31/2010
    “In the joy and light of the glorious Resurrection of our Lord we gather on this Holy and Great Feast of Pascha to cel
    Patriarchal Proclamation for Pascha
    3/29/2010
    Once again, the sacred day of Pascha has dawned in full delight and splendor, dispersing joy, comfort, gladness and assu
    Registration Now Available for Ionian Village Family Camp 2010
    3/23/2010
    Ionian Village Family Camp, a collaboration of the offices of Ionian Village and the Center for Family Care of the Greek
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Annunciation and the Day of Greek Independence
    3/18/2010
    We celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation of our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary chanting these word
    March 25 Celebration at the Archdiocesan Cathedral
    3/18/2010
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will celebrate the Divine Liturgy at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of Holy Tr
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is Recognized in Five Categories of the 2010 De-Rose Hinkhouse Awards
    3/15/2010
    The Religion Communicators Council has recognized the work of the Department of Communications of the Greek Orthodox Arc
    2010-2011 Scholarship Applications Available
    3/12/2010
    Applications for the three scholarships administered by the Chancellor’s Office of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of A
    Remarks of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America at the White House, March 9, 2010
    3/10/2010
    Mr. President, Once again, as Greek American Orthodox community, we have the great honor and privilege to be
    NBC Network to Air Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ
    3/5/2010
    The video presentation of "Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ," a program highlighting Orthodox Christian Pascha, or Eas
    Archpastoral Reflections - February 2010
    2/24/2010
    In our previous reflections, we have focused on the theme “Gather My People to My Home,” as it relates to our callin
    Camper Registration Now Available for Ionian Village Summer Camp 2010
    2/20/2010
    Teens who have completed grades 7-12 may attend either Summer Travel Camp (STC) July 1-20, 2010 or Byzantine Venture (BV
    Patriarchal and Synodal Encyclical on the Sunday of Orthodoxy
    2/19/2010
    Our most holy Orthodox Church today commemorates its own feast day, and - from this historical and martyric See of the E
    Peter T. Kourides Passes away at 99
    2/17/2010
    NEW YORK - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod and the faithful of the G
    ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE: Catechetical Homily On the Commencement of Holy and Great Lent
    2/12/2010
    Tomorrow, we enter the period of Holy and Great Lent. In the Lenten vespers of Forgiveness chanted this evening, we shal
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy and Great Lent 2010
    2/11/2010
    We begin this holy season of the year in anticipation of the great spiritual blessings that we will receive through a de
    SCOBA Encyclical for Sunday of Cheesefare and Mission Sunday
    2/5/2010
    The Lenten fast that precedes the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha is upon us. Like the dawn of a new day, the beginning o
    Fifth National Young Adult Pilgrimage to the Holy Lands
    2/5/2010
    This year’s Pilgrimage to the Holy Lands will take place from May 15-24, 2010. Once again, the pilgrimage will be led
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Photios and Saint Photios National Shrine Day - February 6, 2010
    2/1/2010
    On this feast day of Saint Photios the Confessor, we have the blessed opportunity to honor the life and work of an amazi
    Find Them, Greet Them, Love them: Redefining our Ministry to Young Adults
    1/29/2010
    In an effort to revitalize young adult ministry in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, the Department of Youth an
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Three Hierarchs and the Celebration of Greek Letters - January 30, 2010
    1/27/2010
    In this first month of the new year we are blessed to have in the calendar of our Holy Orthodox Church the commemoration
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Demetrios Condemn Arson of Synagogue in Crete
    1/22/2010
    It is with profound sadness that we were informed at the Ecumenical Patriarchate about the new arson attempt against the
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical for Assistance and Prayers to Haiti
    1/13/2010
    In response to this tragedy, I ask first and foremost of the faithful of the Greek Orthodox Church in America to offer
    Archbishop Demetrios Issues Encyclical Calling for Prayers and Help for the Earthquake Victims in Haiti
    1/13/2010
    “Our thoughts and prayers are now with the people of Haiti,” said Archbishop Demetrios who immediately issued an enc
    Archdiocese Statement on Case of Orphaned Children
    1/12/2010
    In recent days, misleading statements distributed in the press on the case of two orphaned children in the Democratic Re
    Share the Light Sunday Encyclical of SCOBA
    1/8/2010
    During His earthly ministry, our Lord traveled during His time on earth from city to city and village to village bringin
    2010 Archdiocesan Yearbook Now Available Online
    1/7/2010
    The 2010 Yearbook of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is now available online at www.yearbook.goarch.org.
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of Saint Basil and the New Year
    12/30/2009
    We greet the beginning of this new year and the end of the first decade of the new millennium in the grace and strength
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew discusses the state of Orthodox Christianity in Turkey, in 60 Minutes segment
    12/21/2009
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, was featured on the CBS News program 60 Minutes broadcast last evening throughout the
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical on the Nativity of Christ (2009)
    12/18/2009
    On this holy feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, we gather in joyous celebration of the One who gives us reb
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Appear on 60 Minutes Segment on Orthodox Christianity
    12/17/2009
    NEW YORK – His All Holiness Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians who constitute the se
    The Annual Spelling Bee Competition of the Direct Archdiocesan District
    12/14/2009
    The annual Direct Archdiocesan District Spelling Bee Competition will be held at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Headquar
    Presentation and Signing of the New Book on the Archbishop's First Decade
    12/11/2009
    A new book entitled "Archbishop Demetrios of America, The First Decade 1999-2009" will be presented to the public Thursd
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for December 5 -12, 2009
    12/3/2009
    Sat., Dec. 5, 2009 7:30 p.m. Archieratical Vespers for the Feast of St. Nicholas St. Nicholas Shrine Greek Orthodox C
    Minister of Economy Louka Katseli Visits Archbishop Demetrios
    12/3/2009
    The Minister of Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping of Greece Louka Katseli visited the headquarters of the Greek Orth
    Sacred Heart University to Host Lecture on Saint Paul by Archbishop Demetrios
    12/2/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios of America returns to Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., to present a lecture on "St. Pau
    Ionian Village Announces Dates for Summer Camp 2010
    11/30/2009
    Ionian Village, the unique summer camping program located in Greece and operated by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Am
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Thanksgiving Day
    11/19/2009
    This holiday, a traditional American day of thanksgiving to God, has been celebrated for generations, through times of p
    The Passing of Patriarch Pavle of Serbia
    11/19/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, writing on behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod and the faithful of the Greek Orthodox Ar
    Vice President Biden to Ecumenical Patriarch: We are with you; We support the Ecumenical Patriarch as a leader of global standing
    11/5/2009
    The Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden and his wife hosted a formal dinner yesterday Nov. 4, at the Vice P
    President Obama Receives Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in the Oval Office
    11/3/2009
    His All Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew was received today at the White House in the Oval Office by President
    Come Receive the Light Schedule - November 2009
    11/2/2009
    Come Receive the Light, the only nationally syndicated Orthodox Christian radio broadcast, is a weekly program that feat
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Addresses the Archdiocesan Council
    11/1/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed His All Holiness to a unique session of the Archdiocesan Council yesterday morn
    "Tribute to Peacemakers" A Concert in Honor of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Demetrios
    10/30/2009
    “It was a prayer for peace,” said His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew yesterday, following the conclus
    Faithful Welcome His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at “An Ecumenical Gathering of Peace” in Atlanta
    10/29/2009
    Over twelve hundred people, including dignitaries and distinguished guests, gathered with His Eminence Metropolitan Alex
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Meets With U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
    10/29/2009
    His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew as part of his Patriarchal and Apostolic Visit to the United States me
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries - November 1, 2009
    10/28/2009
    On this day when we commemorate the Holy Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian, we are reminded by the lives and deeds of thes
    Fordham University Bestows Highest Honor on Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
    10/28/2009
    Fordham University conferred yesterday its highest honor, the Honorary Doctorate of Laws, to His All Holiness Ecumenical
    Annual Archdiocesan District Staff-Development Seminar to be held November 3, 2009
    10/28/2009
    This year’s annual Staff-Development Seminar of the Direct Archdiocesan District will be held under the auspices of Hi
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Presides Over Ninth Annual Prayer Service for the U.N. Community
    10/27/2009
    Last evening, Monday, October 26, His All Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presided over the Ninth Annual Orth
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Presides at Divine Liturgy in New Orleans
    10/26/2009
    In the Byzantine Cathedral of the Holy Trinity of New Orleans, the oldest Orthodox Christian Community in America, estab
    Archdiocesan District Office of Education Offers Lesson Plans on Ecumenical Patriarchate
    10/26/2009
    On the occasion of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew's visit to the United States (October 20 - November 6, 2009), an
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in the Wall Street Journal
    10/26/2009
    His All Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew was published this morning on the editorial page of the Wall Street J
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Visits Ninth Ward
    10/23/2009
    His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew made a return visit to the Lower Ninth Ward District today to survey t
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Officially Opens Eighth Environmental Symposium in New Orleans
    10/21/2009
    His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew officially opened today the Eighth Religion, Science and the Environme
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Begins Apostolic and Patriarchal Visit to the U.S.
    10/21/2009
    His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew arrived today in New Orleans, as he begins a 15-day Apostolic and Patr
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for OXI Day - October 28, 2009
    10/20/2009
    With gracious hearts for our blessed faith and heritage, we observe the annual commemoration of OXI Day once again. The
    Archbishop Demetrios Appoints Bishop Andonios of Phasiane New Chancellor of the Archdiocese
    10/7/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, in consultation with the Holy Eparchial Synod, has appointed His Grace, Bishop Andonios
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew's Visit to the United States
    10/2/2009
    Will include Mississippi Environmental Symposium and Visits to New York, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C.
    Archpastoral Reflections for September 2009
    9/28/2009
    We continue our reflections on the theme “Gather My People to My Home” by focusing on the challenging task of gather
    The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross
    9/11/2009
    I greet you in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ on the Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Givin
    Archbishop Demetrios to Celebrate 10th Enthronement Anniversary
    9/11/2009
    This year September 18 marks the 10th Anniversary of Archbishop Demetrios' enthronement as Archbishop of America.
    SCOBA Encyclical for College Student Sunday
    9/3/2009
    In this new ecclesiastical year we, the Hierarchs of the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Am
    Scholarship Recipients for the 2009-2010 Academic Year
    9/2/2009
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is pleased to announce the awarding of scholarships for the 2009-10 academic y
    Ecumenical Patriarch's Message for the Day of the Protection of the Environment
    8/31/2009
    As we come again to the changing of the Church year, we reflect once more on the state of God's creation. We think abo
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical: Beginning of the Ecclesiastical New Year
    8/24/2009
    We give thanks to God for the beginning of this Ecclesiastical New Year and for His abundant blessings, which fill our h
    Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry Convenes First Convocation for Orthodox Prison Workers
    8/13/2009
    On July 28, 2009, Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry, the official prison ministry of SCOBA, the Standing Conference of
    OCAMPR Offers Pan-Orthodox Conference on Care for Severly Challenged Patients
    8/3/2009
    The 2009 Annual Conference of Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion (OCAMPR) will focus
    Inter-Orthodox Young Adult Retreat is Announced
    7/30/2009
    The Seventh Inter-Orthodox Young Adult Retreat, will take place September 25-27, 2009 and will be held at Hellenic Colle
    Archbishop Demetrios Hosts President of the American Bible Society
    7/23/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed Dr. R. Lamar Vest, President of the American Bible Society, yesterday at the Gr
    Camp Saint Paul Completes Successful Fifth Year
    7/21/2009
    Up in the scenic Berkshire Hills of Connecticut – amidst the serene beauty of nature and about a two-hour drive from N
    2010 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars Offered by Archdiocese
    7/20/2009
    Orders are now being taken for the 2010 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars, an annual resource of the Greek Orthodox Archdi
    Ionian Village Begins Another Summer of Successful Youth Ministry in Greece
    7/2/2009
    Ionian Village, the travel abroad camping program of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has begun another summer
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical on the Fourth of July
    6/30/2009
    The Fourth of July is a day when we join with people across this nation and around the world in the celebration of an hi
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Visit the United States in October 2009
    6/26/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios of America announces the visit of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the United S
    Twin Cities Host Archdiocese Oratorical Festival
    6/18/2009
    The 26th St. John Chrysostom Archdiocese Oratorical Festival was hosted jointly by the two parishes of St. Mary’s in M
    Archpastoral Reflections of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for June 2009
    6/9/2009
    In our last reflection, studying the theme of our most recent Clergy-Laity Congress "Gather My People to My Home," we fo
    Spring Concert of the Archdiocesan Metropolitan Youth Choir
    6/8/2009
    The Archdiocesan Metropolitan Youth Choir of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will hold a Spring Concert and Si
    First-ever Orthodox Military Edition of the New Testament and Psalms for Orthodox Christians Published
    6/1/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America and Chairman of the Standing Conference of the Can
    Modern Greek Language Comprehensive Examination Scheduled for June 23
    6/1/2009
    This year’s Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek will be administered on Tuesday, June 23rd, from 9:15 a.m. to 12
    OCMC Dedicates New Building in Honor of Archbishop Anastasios and Archbishop Demetrios
    5/25/2009
    The new Orthodox Christian Mission Center’s Archbishop Anastasios and Archbishop Demetrios Missionary Training and Adm
    Archbishop Demetrios Presents Award to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
    5/23/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios of America presented a special award to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during a small ce
    “THE OTHER HOLY LAND” To Be Rebroadcast on Hallmark Channel June 7, 2009
    5/19/2009
    The hour long beautifully filmed program features four places in Asia Minor: Constantinople, Cappadocia, Ephesus and Smy
    ARCHIEPISCOPAL ENCYCLICAL DESIGNATES “AHEPA SUNDAY” FOR 2009
    5/12/2009
    Χριστός Ἀνέστη! Christ is Risen! It is with these joyful words of the Resurrection of Christ which we p
    Arcbishop Demetrios Makes Official Visit to Headquarters of ROCOR
    5/6/2009
    Yesterday, May 5, 2009, Archbishop Demetrios of America, responding to a formal invitation, made an official visit to th
    Archpastoral Reflections of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for May 2009
    5/5/2009
    Since our 39th Clergy-Laity Congress last summer, we have been consistently and methodically devoting a series of refle
    Archdiocese Continues on the Path Set by the Theme of the Last Clergy-Laity Congress “GATHER MY PEOPLE TO MY HOME”
    5/4/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios of America convened the Archdiocesan Council, May 1st for its regular spring meeting....
    COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE HOLY EPARCHIAL SYNOD
    5/1/2009
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Holy Archdiocese of America convened for its regular Spring Session in the Synodal Room
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical for Greek Independence Day Parade - April 26 2009
    4/20/2009
    Once again we gather together with joy and excitement as Greek Orthodox Christians to celebrate Greek Independence Day,
    Patriarchal Proclamation Pascha 2009
    4/16/2009
    Dearly beloved brothers and children in the Lord, Christ is Risen! In sullenness, one day in the 19th century, hum
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical for Pascha 2009
    4/16/2009
    On this great and glorious Feast of our Holy Orthodox Church, I greet you in the abundant joy of our Risen Lord and in t
    Orthodox Christians to Observe Easter (Pascha) April 19
    4/15/2009
    On this Holy Feast of Pascha, as we fill our churches and our hearts with the light and joy of the Resurrection, let us
    Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with President Barack Obama
    4/7/2009
    His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew had a private meeting today with President Barack Obama.
    New Faith and Life Resource for Parish Ministry and Outreach
    4/3/2009
    NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced today the publication of the new “Faith and Life: Ort
    Faith Endowment Scholarships Available for Ionian Village
    4/2/2009
    Faith: An endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism, will generously fund a limited number of Archdiocese travel scholarship
    Internet Ministries Launches Daily Bible Readings Service for Facebook and iGoogle
    4/1/2009
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Internet Ministries is pleased to announce the launch of a daily Bible read
    President Obama Welcomes Archbishop, Hosts March 25 Celebration at the White House
    3/26/2009
    President Barack Obama welcomed Archbishop Demetrios of America and the Greek-American Orthodox community to the White H
    Remarks of His Eminence at the White House
    3/25/2009
    On behalf of the Greek American Orthodox Community of this blessed Land, I have the great honor to wholeheartedly congra
    Presidential Proclamation for Greek Independence Day
    3/25/2009
    GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY: A NATIONAL DAY OF CELEBRATION OF GREEK AND AMERICAN DEMOCRACY, 2009
    Archbishop Demetrios Speaks at Brookings, Meets with U.S. Senators
    3/25/2009
    His Eminence was the honored guest and speaker in a round-table discussion hosted by The Brookings Institution. ... visi
    Archbishop Demetrios Meets with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
    3/24/2009
    WASHINGTON – The Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton welcomed Archbishop Demetrios of America yesterday at the S
    Encyclical for The Feast of the Annunciation and Day of Greek Independence March 25, 2009
    3/20/2009
    I am lovingly and joyfully writing to you on this solemn day, the Feast of the Annunciation of the Theotokos and ever-Vi
    Fr. James Kordaris Appointed Director of Stewardship, Outreach and Evangelism
    3/18/2009
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios has announced the appointment of Fr. James Kordaris to the position of Director of Ste
    Archbishop Demetrios Appoints Fr. Apostolos Koufalakis as Director of the Hellenic Cultural Center
    3/3/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios announced today the appointment of the Very Reverend Archimandrite Apostolos Koufalakis, the dean o
    Bishop Savas to Direct Office of Church and Society
    2/27/2009
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America has named His Grace Bishop Savas of Troas as Director of the Office of Chur
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios on the Beginning of Great and Holy Lent
    2/27/2009
    On this first day of Great and Holy Lent, which our Holy Orthodox Church designates as "Clean Monday," we are called to
    SCOBA Encyclical for the Sunday of Orthodoxy - March 8, 2009
    2/23/2009
    We, the Hierarchs of the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas, greet you with love and
    Communiqué of the Holy Eparchial Synod
    2/19/2009
    New York, February 19, 2009
    SCOBA Encyclical for Sunday of Cheesefare and Mission Sunday
    2/19/2009
    The Lord has commanded us: I have set you as a light to the Nations, that you should be for salvation unto the ends of
    Fordham University Announces Archbishop Demetrios Chair
    2/19/2009
    Fr. HARAKAS GIVES SIXTH ANNUAL ORTHODOXY IN AMERICA LECTURE NEW YORK – The President of Fordham University, Fr. Jos
    Archpastoral Reflections - February, 2009
    2/13/2009
    Last month we began to reflect more deeply into what we precisely mean when we refer to “God’s Home” as the gathe
    Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Feb. 15—26, 2009
    2/13/2009
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    2009-2010 Malta Scholarship Applications Available
    2/10/2009
    NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces that applications are now available for scholarships to
    OCN Announces New Podcast and New Features for iTunes
    2/5/2009
    Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. - The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) announced two new additions to its growing line of products
    2009-2010 Gioles Scholarships Applications Available
    2/4/2009
    NEW YORK – Applications are now available for scholarships to be awarded for the 2009-2010 academic year from the Geor
    Feast of Saint Photios and Saint Photios National Shrine Day
    2/4/2009
    I write to you on the inspiring Feast of Saint Photios the Great, which our Holy Orthodox Church today commemorates. Th
    National Young Adult Pilgrimage to Russia, April 24-May 2, 2009! Registration is now open
    2/2/2009
    The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries announced the National Young Adult Pilgrimage to Russia, April 24-May
    New Ionian Village Camp Director Appointed
    1/29/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios of America has appointed the Rev. Deacon Jason C. Roll as the new Camp Director for Ionian Village.
    The Feast of the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters Day
    1/29/2009
    Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Feast of the Three Holy Fathers, Great Hierarchs and Ecumenical Teachers
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Demetrios Congratulate New Patriarch of Moscow
    1/28/2009
    Yesterday, Jan. 27, the Locum Tenens of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad was ele
    Archdiocese to Celebrate the Feast of the Three Hierarchs as the Day of Greek Letters
    1/26/2009
    NEW YORK – The Office of Greek Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will honor and celebrate the Fea
    Archbishop Demetrios Participates in Inaugural National Prayer Service
    1/22/2009
    WASHINGTON – Archbishop Demetrios of America participated yesterday in the National Prayer Service held at the Washing
    SCOBA Encyclical for Share the Light Sunday - January 18, 2009
    1/18/2009
    We, the Hierarchs of SCOBA, the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas, greet you in this
    Archbishop Demetrios Invited to Participate in Inaugural Ceremonies
    1/16/2009
    Archbishop Demetrios of America was invited by President-Elect Barack Obama to participate in the inaugural ceremonies i
    Archpastoral Reflections of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for January 2009
    1/13/2009
    We continue our series of reflections by identifying and applying certain aspects of the theme of our most recent Clergy
    New York Life Donates One Million Dollars to Hellenic College for the Study of Hellenism in Pontus and Asia Minor
    1/13/2009
    New York Life Insurance Company presented Archbishop Demetrios with a one million dollars donation, last Friday Jan. 9,
    Ionian Village 2009 Registration Open, Spaces Filling Fast
    1/9/2009
    Ionian Village has announced the opening of the 2009 Registration and is preparing for its 39th season. Ionian Village
    2009 Archdiocesan Yearbook Now Available Online
    1/5/2009
    The 2009 Yearbook of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is now available on line. 2009 Yearbooks will be availab
    Encyclical for the Feast of Saint Basil and the New Year
    12/31/2008
    On this first day of the New Year 2009, our Holy Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Basil the Great, one of o
    Announcement
    12/29/2008
    NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with profound sadness makes known the following information:
    Archdiocese "Greek Fire Relief Fund" Allocates $1.3 milion in ongoing assistance
    12/23/2008
    NEW YORK – Archbishop Demetrios announced today that the Special Committee overseeing the Greek Fire Relief Fund of th
    Archbishop's Christmas 2008 Encyclical
    12/19/2008
    Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On this most joyous day, our Holy Orthodox Church celebrates the birth of Jesus
    Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical 2008
    12/16/2008
    The great and sacred day of Christmas has dawned, the metropolis and mother of all feasts, inviting each of us to spirit
    Department of Internet Ministries and the Orthodox Marketplace Launch Free Online Bookstore Program for Parishes
    12/10/2008
    NEW YORK — The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Internet Ministries and the Orthodox Marketplace are pleased t
    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Goes to Moscow For Funeral of Patriarch Alexy II, Archbishop Demetrios Joins Delegation
    12/8/2008
    NEW YORK – Last evening, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America departed for Moscow, accompanied by Archdeacon P
    Passing of Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and all Russia - Archbishop Demetrios Expresses Condolences to the Russian Church
    12/5/2008
    NEW YORK – This morning, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America received the sad news of the passing of Patriarc
    Archiepiscopal Encyclical for Thanksgiving 2008
    11/25/2008
    Thanksgiving is an essential expression of our worship and prayer as Orthodox Christians. When we gather in our parishe
    2008 Leadership in Education Award to Archbishop Demetrios
    11/25/2008
    NEW YORK – Archbishop Demetrios of America received this year’s Distinguished Leadership in Education Award sponsore
    Archbishop Demetrios to Deliver Lecture on St. Paul
    11/20/2008
    NEW YORK – Archbishop Demetrios of America, invited by the Most Reverend Bishop William Murphy of the Diocese of Rockv
    Metropolis of San Francisco Welcomes Archbishop Demetrios to Los Angeles Area
    11/17/2008
    LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Metropolis of San Francisco, under the leadership of Metropolitan Gerasimos, welcomed to the
    Loyola Marymount University Confers to Archbishop Demetrios Honorary Doctorate Degree
    11/14/2008
    LOS ANGELES – Archbishop Demetrios of America was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters by Loyola Marymount
    Statement of Office of Interfaith Relations
    11/11/2008
    NEW YORK – The Office of Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America released a statement in res
    New Archdiocesan Council and Philoptochos Board, Meet in Chicago
    11/10/2008
    CHICAGO – The new Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America held the first meeting of its 2008
    Archbishop Demetrios of America Offers Invocation at Democratic National Convention
    8/28/2008
    Archbishop Demetrios was invited to offer the Prayer by the Democratic National Convention Committee.
    OCN Launches New Show Reaching Out to Gen X and Y
    8/7/2008
    Journeys to Orthodoxy tells the personal stories of individuals who have searched for spiritual truth — often in remar
    2009 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars Offered by Archdiocese
    7/23/2008
    Orders are now being taken for the 2009 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars, an annual resource of the Greek Orthodox Archdi
    Nikki Stephanopoulos Retires After 25 Years of Devoted Service
    7/10/2008
    Archbishop Demetrios of America announced today that Presvytera Nikki Stephanopoulos will retire from her current positi
    Ecumenical Patriarchate's Rights Vindicated by European Court of Human Rights
    7/8/2008
    The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France unanimously ruled yesterday July 8, in favor of the rights of t
    Archbishop Demetrios Receives the Highest Honor of the Hellenic Republic, Meets with Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis and Key Members of the Greek Government
    7/3/2008
    The President of the Hellenic Republic Mr. Karolos Papoulias bestowed upon His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America
    AACST to Present Panel on Global Climate Change at Clergy-Laity Congress
    7/2/2008
    The Archdiocesan Advisory Committee on Science and Technology (AACST) will coordinate a workshop and panel discussion at
    2008-09 Scholarship Recipients Announced $80,000 Awarded Through Gioles, Malta, and Paleologos Funds
    7/1/2008
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is pleased to announce the awarding of scholarships for the 2008-2009 academic
    Archbishop Demetrios Leads Faith Endowment Pilgrimage to Rome Joining Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at Vatican
    6/30/2008
    Archbishop Demetrios of America led a pilgrimage, under the aegis of FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism, ac
    Encyclical of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day - July 4, 2008
    6/28/2008
    Encyclical of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day 2008
    Special Visit of Archbishop Demetrios to St. Paul's Cathedral in Hempstead, NY
    6/26/2008
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America visited the Cathedral of St. Paul in Hempstead, N.Y. on June 23, following
    Clergy-Laity Resources Available Online - Congress to Convene in Washington, DC July 13-17
    6/26/2008
    The 39th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will convene July 13-17 at the Marr
    Modern Greek Language Comprehensive Examination Scheduled for June 24
    6/14/2008
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education announces that this year’s Comprehensi
    SCOBA Hierarchs Convene For Spring 2008 Session
    6/13/2008
    The Spring Session of the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) met on June 12,
    "FAITH" Funds Fellowships for Ionian Village
    6/12/2008
    Ionian Village, the travel abroad summer camp program of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, announced today that
    Archbishop Demetrios Receives Senator John McCain, Presumptive Nominee of Republican Party for President
    6/10/2008
    Today, Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed Senator John McCain back to the Archdiocese Headquarters in New York Cit
    Archbishop Demetrios Welcomes Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of ROCOR
    6/10/2008
    On Monday June 9th, Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, the newly enthroned Fir
    Archbishop Demetrios Received Distinguished Tanenbaum Award for the Advancement of Interreligious Understanding
    6/8/2008
    New York, NY - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, received the distingu
    Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Holds Its 74th Meeting - Orthodox, Catholics Examine Means of Expressing Authority, Sacramental Nature of the Church
    6/6/2008
    The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation examined how the two church bodies understand ecclesial au
    Message of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on World Environment Day
    6/4/2008
    World Environment Day, commemorated each year on June 5, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Natio
    Come Receive the Light Schedule of Programs for June 2008
    6/2/2008
    Upcoming schedule for "Come Receive the Light"
    Archbishop Demetrios Concludes Visit to Moscow
    5/29/2008
    Archbishop Demetrios of America and the members of the official delegation concluded their official visit to the Russian
    Archbishop Demetrios Meets With Patriarch Alexy of Moscow
    5/28/2008
    Archbishop Demetrios of America and the members of the official delegation of the Archdiocese were received by Patriarch
    Archbishop Demetrios at Christ the Savior Cathedral Hosted by Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk
    5/26/2008
    Archbishop Demetrios of America revisited the massive Christ the Savior Cathedral on Sunday, May 25, in the same Church
    Address of Archbishop Demetrios at the Moscow Spiritual Academy
    5/24/2008
    It is with great joy that I greet you in this Paschal season with the joyous proclamation, “Christ is Risen.” My joy
    Encyclical of SCOBA for Prison Ministry Awareness Sunday - June 1, 2008
    5/22/2008
    We have embraced this diakonia in keeping with the example of our Lord, Who shunned not the sinners, but preached His me
    Five Million Dollar Gift to Hellenic College-Holy Cross School of Theology from Great Benefactors Michael and Mary Jaharis - Sixty-three Graduate from College and Seminary
    5/20/2008
    The highest ever single gift to Hellenic College – Holy Cross School of Theology was made by Michael and Mary Jaharis,
    Archbishop Demetrios to Visit Moscow at the Official Invitation of Patriarch Alexy
    5/19/2008
    On Wednesday May 22, Archbishop Demetrios of America will travel to Russia, leading a delegation from the Archdiocese on
    Archdiocesan Council Convenes for Semi-Annual Meeting - Faithful Urged to Attend 39th Clergy-Laity Congress
    5/16/2008
    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America met for its semi-annual meeting on May 8-9, 2008,
    Youth Department Releases Online Young Adult Survey
    5/15/2008
    In an effort to better understand and address the needs of young adults, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Depar
    Archpastoral Reflections of Archbishop Demetrios of America - May 2008
    5/14/2008
    We conclude our series on renewal by addressing the most significant purpose of our spiritual transformation to salvatio
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios of America for AHEPA Sunday
    5/8/2008
    It is in the joy of the Risen Lord and the light of His glorious Resurrection that I greet you for our annual observance
    Archbishop Demetrios Leads Hierarchs at 25th Anniversary of Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos
    5/5/2008
    On the Friday of Bright Week, Archbishop Demetrios led seven Hierarchs of the Orthodox Church, including Metropolitans M
    Communique of the Holy Eparchial Synod
    5/5/2008
    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Holy Archdiocese of America convened in its regular Spring Session in the Synodal Chambe
    Archbishop Demetrios Receives Isaiah Award from the American Jewish Committee
    4/30/2008
    At the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Jewish Committee in Washington, DC, Archbishop Demetrios of America joined t
    Good Friday & Resurrection Services to be Broadcast LIVE - NEWS BROADCAST FEEDS AVAILABLE
    4/24/2008
    PASCHA (Easter) will be celebrated on April 27 this year by over 250 million Orthodox Christians throughout the world. A
    Patriarchal Proclamation of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for Holy Pascha 2008
    4/17/2008
    “Behold, the winter has passed!” (1) “Arisen is the spring” of salvation; “flowers appear across the land, the
    Orthodox Christians to Observe Easter (Pascha) April 27 - Holy Week Begins on Palm Sunday April 20
    4/16/2008
    Easter (Pascha) will be celebrated on April 27th this year by over 250 million Orthodox Christians worldwide. Holy Week
    Archpastoral Reflections - April 2008
    4/15/2008
    As we continue our series of reflections on the topic of renewal, we encounter a specific area that is in certain need o
    "Gather My People to My Home" 39th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress Theme
    4/2/2008
    Preparations for the Clergy/Laity Congress are well underway and are progressing in a manner which will focus and develo
    Three-Year Memorial Encyclical of Archbishop Iakovos
    3/27/2008
    Three-Year Memorial Encyclical Upon the Falling Asleep in the Lord of Archbishop Iakovos Former Archbishop of North an
    President George W. Bush Welcomes Archbishop Demetrios and the Greek American Community to the White House to Celebrate the 187th Anniversary of Greek Independence Day
    3/26/2008
    Washington, DC -- President George W. Bush welcomed Archbishop Demetrios of America and members of the Greek American co
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Names Andrew Manatos Chairman of 39th Biennial Clergy Laity Congress
    3/20/2008
    Archbishop Demetrios of America has named Andrew Manatos Chairman of the 39th Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Gree
    Orthodox Christians Worldwide to Observe Easter April 27
    3/19/2008
    Over 250 million Orthodox Christians worldwide, including some six million in North America, will observe Easter (Pascha
    Direct Archdiocesan District Assembly Held in Bridgeport, CT
    3/10/2008
    New York, NY - The Direct Archdiocesan District Clergy-Laity Assembly was convened from March 3 - 4, 2008 at the Holy Tr
    Catechetical Address of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the Commencement of Holy and Great Lent
    3/7/2008
    During this period of Holy and Great Lent, our Church calls us to repentance. Doubtless, as contemporary man hears this
    Orthodox Christians Begin Great Lent March 10, Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated Worldwide March 16, Orthodox Easter to be Observed April 27
    3/5/2008
    “Once again”, says Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America in his Lenten Encyclical, "
    Encyclical of SCOBA for the Feast of the Sunday of Orthodoxy
    3/4/2008
    We, the Hierarchs of the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas, greet you with one voice
    New Podcast Includes Orthodox Teens From Around Country
    2/22/2008
    The Departments of Youth Ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Arc
    OCF Reacts to Shooting Tragedy at Northern Illinois University
    2/15/2008
    Thursday at Northern Illinois University (NIU), a black clad gunman emerged from the stage of an auditorium classroom op
    Archbishop Demetrios of America Extends Congratulations to the New Archbishop of Athens and All Greece His Beatitude Ieronymos
    2/7/2008
    “We join our congratulations with a fervent supplication to the Lord our God, Who has called you to shepherd His flock
    2008-09 Gioles Scholarships Applications Available
    2/4/2008
    Applications are available for scholarships to be awarded from the George and Naouma (Gioule) Gioles Scholarship Fund of
    2008 Archdiocesan Yearbook Now Available Online
    1/31/2008
    The 2008 Yearbook of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is now available on line at yearbook.goarch.org. Yearbook
    Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens and All Greece Falls Asleep in the Lord
    1/28/2008
    With great sorrow and deep heartfelt emotion the entire flock of the Holy Archdiocese of America learned of the passing
    Chairman of SCOBA Issues Statement on Passing of Archbishop Christodoulos
    1/28/2008
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Chairman of the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas
    Head of Greece's Orthodox Church dies (Associated Press Release)
    1/28/2008
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The leader of Greece's powerful Orthodox Church, Archbishop Christodoulos, who eased centuries of
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and American Bible Society Support Scripture Initiative for Fire Victims
    1/15/2008
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the American Bible Society are jointly underwriting the costs to supply ov
    Special Committee Appointed to Appraise Needs of Ionian Village
    1/15/2008
    Archbishop Demetrios of America has appointed a Special Committee to examine and appraise the current needs of Ionian Vi
    OCMC to Take Up Special Collection for Orthodox Christians Displaced by Violence in Kenya
    1/14/2008
    Hundreds of Kenyans have lost their lives, and hundreds of thousands more have lost their homes, as a result of the rece
    Hellenic College & Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Launches New Website - www.hchc.edu
    1/11/2008
    Hellenic College & Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology is delighted to announce the launch of a new and redesig
    Press Release of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
    1/7/2008
    We categorically state that the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and especially the Ecumenical Patriarch, have no relationship w
    Chairman of SCOBA Archbishop Demetrios On the Events In Kenya
    1/4/2008
    Archbishop Demetrios of America, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Chairman of the Standing Confe
    Message from the National Commander of the Order of St. Andrew Regarding Fraudulent Email
    1/2/2008
    Many of the Greek Orthodox Faithful in America have received a blatantly false email regarding solicitation of funds whi
    Patriarchal Declaration for Christmas 2007
    12/18/2007
    It is with great joy that our Church calls us to glorify God for His loving and personal presence on earth in the divine
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for The Nativity of Christ 2007
    12/18/2007
    On this glorious day of the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ we celebrate the truly histori
    Press Release from FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism
    12/17/2007
    A few of years ago, as a response to a challenge issued by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, a group of prominent Greek
    Anastasia Pamela Barksdale Prepares to serve in Albania as an OCMC Missionary
    12/14/2007
    It is with great pleasure that the Orthodox Christian Mission Center announces that Anastasia Pamela Barksdale has been
    Keeping Greek Village Life Alive - Greek Orthodox Archdiocese/IOCC Partnership Allows Villagers to Sustain Farms and Traditions
    12/14/2007
    Peloponnese, Greece - His father is in Patras on kidney dialysis and his wife is in Athens in her fifth month of pregnan
    Archbishop Demetrios Received Inaugural "Damaskinos Award" From The American Friends of the Jewish Museum of Greece
    12/4/2007
    In a gala celebration of the American Sephardi Federation and the American Friends of the Jewish Museum of Greece on Dec
    Archbishop Demetrios Attends White House Holiday Dinner
    12/3/2007
    Invited by President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, Archbishop Demetrios of America attended a Holiday Dinner
    IOCC’s Phase II Recovery for Greece - Pilot Program Aids Farmers While Benefitting Environment
    11/28/2007
    A pilot program aimed at providing long term sources of feed for animals while benefitting Greece’s devastated environ
    SCOBA and SCOOCH Hierarchs Celebrate 7th Annual Prayer Service for the United Nations
    11/14/2007
    On Tuesday, November 13th, the combined Hierarchs of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americ
    Greek Minister of Economy and Finance George Alogoskoufis Visits Archbishop Demetrios of America
    11/9/2007
    Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed the Greek Minister of Economy and Finance Mr. George Alogoskoufis
    Archbishop Demetrios Welcomes His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem
    11/7/2007
    On Monday November 5, Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of Jerusalem to t
    Archbishop Demetrios Meets With The U.S. Ambassador-Designate to Greece Daniel Speckhard
    11/6/2007
    Washington, DC - Archbishop Demetrios of America met today with the U.S. Ambassador-Designate to Greece, Daniel Speckhar
    Encyclical of SCOBA for IOCC Sunday
    11/6/2007
    On this Sunday before the Thanksgiving holiday, when we thank God for the bounty that He has so richly bestowed on us, w
    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Awards IOCC Grant to Aid Greek Farmers
    11/1/2007
    The special committee overseeing the Greek Fire Relief Fund of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America unanimously app
    The Orthodox - Catholic Consultation Holds 73rd Meeting
    11/1/2007
    New York City - On-going dialogue on church structures continued at the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Con
    Philoptochos Hosts Children's Medical Fund Luncheon to Benefit Area Hospitals and Children's Programs
    10/31/2007
    Eleventh National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon, “Let Us Rejoice and Embrace The Children,” on Sat
    $100,000 Donation From Newman's Own Foundation to Greek Fire Relief Fund
    10/31/2007
    The Board of Directors of Newman’s Own Foundation recently voted to make a $100,000 contribution to the Greek Fire Rel
    Archbishop Demetrios Meets with The Catholicos and Supreme Patriarch of Armenia, Karekin II
    10/31/2007
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios met with the Catholicos and Supreme Patriarch of the Armenian Church, Karekin II, at t
    Office of Education Holds Annual Staff Development Seminar November 6
    10/30/2007
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese District Office of Education will hold its Annual Staff-Development Seminar for teachers
    Athenagoras Human Rights Award to Archbishop Demetrios of America
    10/29/2007
    Deputy Secretary Negroponte Lauds Archbishop as “Stalwart Man of Faith”
    Special Encyclical for The California Wildfire Victims
    10/25/2007
    On behalf of the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, I write to you to convey the heartfe
    Evangelization Theme of Orthodox, Catholic Bishops' Meeting
    10/25/2007
    The theme of evangelization marked the October 3-5 meeting of the Joint Committee of Orthodox and Catholic Bishops.
    Ionian Village Is Now Accepting Staff Applications
    10/25/2007
    Ionian Village is now accepting volunteer staff applications for the summer of 2008.
    Archbishop Demetrios Offers Prayers for Victims of California Wildfires
    10/23/2007
    Archbishop Demetrios on behalf of the Holy and Eparchial Synod offers their prayers for the swift extinguishment of the
    Investiture of New Archons to be Broadcast from Holy Trinity Cathedral October 28
    10/17/2007
    The Investiture of 23 new Archons of the Order of St. Andrew from throughout the United States
    Announcement from the Holy Eparchial Synod
    10/10/2007
    the Hierarchs offered a warm prayer to God for the speedy restoration of Archbishop Christodoulos’ health
    Archbishop Demetrios of America to Receive Athenagoras Human Rights Award Oct. 27
    10/10/2007
    New York, NY- His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America has been designated the recipient of the Athenagoras Human Ri
    National Church Music Sunday Commemorated on October 7, 2007
    10/4/2007
    Three dedicated church musicians of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will be honored on National Church Music S
    Orthodox Christian Network Schedule of Programs for October 2007
    10/3/2007
    Come Receive the Light Schedule for October 2007
    Major Gift From the Spanos Family to the Greek Fire Relief Fund
    9/28/2007
    $1,000,000 to the Greek Fire Relief Fund of the Archdiocese from Faye and Alex Spanos and their family.
    Father Robert Stephanopoulos to Retire Upon Completion of 25 Years as Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral
    9/27/2007
    The Rev. Robert George Stephanopoulos, PH.D. a priest of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America for 48 years
    Archbishop Demetrios Selects Fr. Frank Marangos as Dean of Archdiocesan Cathedral
    9/27/2007
    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America has selected the Rev. Dr. Frank Marangos as the new Dean of the Archdiocesa
    Archbishop Demetrios Honored by Mayor Michael Bloomberg on the Occasion of His 40 Years of Hierarchical Ministry
    9/26/2007
    The Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg hosted a reception on September 25 for Archbishop Demetrios of America on t
    Archbishop Demetrios of America to Receive Athenagoras Human Rights Award October 27
    9/20/2007
    The Award will be presented on Saturday, October 27, at the Archons' annual banquet at the Hilton Hotel in New York City
    Papal Voyage to Ecumenical Patriarchate DVD Presentation Now Available
    9/19/2007
    Commemorative DVD presentation of the 2007 Papal Voyage of Pope Benedict XVI to the Ecumenical Patriarchate is now avail
    OCN Goes International and Adds More Local Program Releases
    9/13/2007
    Starting Sunday September 16th Come Receive The Light will air in Nassau, BAHAMAS, on Joy 101.9 FM every Sunday at 6 PM.
    IOCC & Local Orthodox Priests Reach Farmers in Greece’s Hard-Hit Ileia Province
    9/13/2007
    Ileia Province, Greece - On his back and through the flames that burned everything except his house, Father Ioanni carri
    Special Meetings Regarding Assistance to Greek Fire Victims
    9/13/2007
    New York - This week, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America extended, to the heads of the major Greek American or
    Topics for 2008 Oratorical Festival Now Available
    9/12/2007
    The Department of Religious Education is pleased to release the topics that were approved by His Eminence Archbishop Dem
    Faithful Responding to Archdiocesan Appeal
    9/12/2007
    New York - As a result of the appeal issued by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios on behalf of the Eparchial Synod of the
    Archpastoral Reflections of Archbishop Demetrios for September 2007
    9/10/2007
    Over the past few months we have given attention to the topic of “security” as it is understood within our Orthodox
    IOCC Provides Greece with Emergency Supply to Feed Livestock
    9/8/2007
    The plan to bring relief to the farmers of Greece is underway with International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) beg
    DYNAMIS Joins Daily Podcast Line Up On OCN
    9/6/2007
    Now we can HEAR DYNAMIS everyday on OCN’s two internet radio stations
    Archbishop Demetrios Returns from the Phanar and the 2007 Synaxis of Bishops in the Midst of Worldwide Ecumenical Bodies Asserting Rights of Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
    9/4/2007
    New York - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America returned from Istanbul yesterday, after a four-day visit to the
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Beginning of the Ecclesiastical New Year
    9/1/2007
    Once again we are blessed to enter our Ecclesiastical New Year on this date of September 1, 2007. Also known as the Feas
    National Philoptochos Responds to Disaster
    8/30/2007
    Mrs. Georgia Skeadas, National Philoptochos President, announced today a donation of $50,000 as an immediate response of
    Archdiocese Establishes Greek Fire Relief Fund
    8/29/2007
    NEW YORK, NY – In response to the catastrophic fires plaguing Greece, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of th
    Special Encyclical for Prayers and Relief Aid for the Victims and Survivors of the Tragic Fires in Greece
    8/27/2007
    I am writing to you on behalf of the Eparchial Synod of the Holy Archdiocese of America concerning a tragic event. Over
    Christina Sacorafas Mosher, Victim of the I35 Bridge Collapse, Laid to Rest August 20, 2007 at Funeral Service at St. Marys Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis
    8/23/2007
    The Parish of St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis, the Metropolis of Chicago and the nation experienced a
    Scholarship Recipients for the 2007-2008 Academic Year Announced
    8/23/2007
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is pleased to announce the awarding of scholarships for the 2007-2008 academic
    Major Gift to Greek Fire Relief Fund Announced
    8/14/2007
    New York - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios today announced a major gift of $1,000,000 to the Greek Fire Relief Fund of
    MEDIA ALERT - September 15, 2007 - Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of Ordination to the Episcopacy of Archbishop Demetrios of America
    8/13/2007
    GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA TO COMMEMORATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ORDINATION TO THE EPISCOPACY OF ARCHBISHOP DEME
    Oratorical Festival to Celebrate 25 th Anniversary
    8/9/2007
    The St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival will mark its 25 th anniversary with the national finals in June 2008.
    Chief Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger Visits His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America
    8/9/2007
    NEW YORK - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, welcomed Tuesday the Chie
    Archdiocese Mobilizes Appeal for the Birthplace of Democracy
    8/6/2007
    New York - In a continuing effort to maximize the assistance offered to the victims of the fires in Greece
    Paper On Religious Freedom and the Ecumenical Patriarate Presented by Oxford University
    8/2/2007
    Oxford, UK – The Rev. Dr. Frank Marangos, Executive Director of Communications for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of A
    New Access to Medical Care for Ethiopians - IOCC Announces the Completion of a Medical Clinic in Ethiopia’s Western Highlands
    7/25/2007
    Addis Ababa (IOCC) Modern medical care for expectant mothers is nonexistent in many parts of Africa. But the residents o
    Reverend Dean Timothy Andrews Passes After Distinguished Service to the Church
    7/20/2007
    Boston, MA - Rev. Dean Timothy Andrews, (Constantine Andrews Arvanitis) passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday
    OCMC Executive Director Fr. Martin Ritsi Visits Cameroon
    7/17/2007
    Cameroon – For three months every year the arid landscape of northern Cameroon succumbs to the cleansing deluge of the
    24 Hour Internet Based Orthodox Station Goes Live!
    7/11/2007
    Fr. Seraphim Dedes, hieromonk at St. Gregory Palamas Monastery in Ohio, and formerly of Mt. Athos, and Stelios Kontakiot
    Author and Newspaper Columnist Rod Dreher Joins OCN Contributors
    7/9/2007
    Rod is the author of “Crunchy Cons” (2006), a columnist at the Dallas Morning News, and author of the “Crunchy Con
    2008 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars Offered by Archdiocese
    7/7/2007
    New York, NY – Orders are now being taken for the 2008 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars, an annual resource of the Gree
    Archbishop Demetrios of America Inaugurates Special Teacher Training Seminar and Meets with Religious and Political Leaders in Cyprus
    7/5/2007
    Cyprus - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, today opened a special Teac
    Archbishop Demetrios of America Visits with Deputy Foreign Minister of Greece Theodore Kassimis
    7/3/2007
    ATHENS, Greece - Mr. Theodore Kassimis, Deputy Foreign Minister of Greece, yesterday met with His Eminence Archbishop De
    Archbishop Demetrios Receives Honorary Degree from the American College of Greece
    7/2/2007
    ATHENS, Greece - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, was awarded the hon
    Archbishop Demetrios of America Visits Archbishop Christodoulos of Greece at Areteio Hospital
    6/29/2007
    ATHENS, Greece - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, today visited His B
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day
    6/28/2007
    To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the
    Press Release of the Holy Eparchial Synod
    6/27/2007
    New York - The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened on June 26, 2007 as a Spiritua
    24th National Oratorical Festival Hosted by Atlanta Metropolis
    6/18/2007
    Months of planning culminated on June 16th when the 24th Annual St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival was held at St.
    The Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Holds Its 72nd Meeting
    6/15/2007
    The seventy-second meeting of the North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation took place at St. Vladimir's
    Archbishop Demetrios Receives Honorary Doctorate From Fordham University
    6/15/2007
    New York, NY - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, received the degree o
    "FAITH Endowment" Awards for Academic Excellence
    6/7/2007
    New York, NY - A significant and innovative step which supports and rewards the academic excellence of students who grad
    Archbishop Demetrios to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Fordham University on Occasion of 40th Anniversary to Episcopacy
    6/4/2007
    New York, NY - His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, will receive the degr
    Congratulatory Letter of SCOBA Hierarchs on the Occasion of the 15th Anniversary of International Orthodox Christian Charities
    6/4/2007
    The history of IOCC is a history of compassionate love for all people. As this SCOBA Agency celebrates its 15th anniver
    SCOBA Statement on Global Climate Change: A Moral and Spiritual Challenge
    5/25/2007
    The document was prepared by the SCOBA Social and Moral Issues Commission (SMIC) and concentrates on conveying a theolog
    SCOBA Hierarchs Convene For Spring 2007 Session
    5/25/2007
    New York, NY - The Spring Session of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) was c
    SCOBA Pastoral Letter on Suicide
    5/25/2007
    The tragedy of suicide has been a part of the human story from very early on, and it continues to affect the lives of ou
    OCF Chaplains Conference – Shaping the Future of Campus Ministry
    5/23/2007
    Boston, MA – Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) held its annual Chaplains Conference for clergy and lay leaders May 1
    Archpastoral Reflections of Archbishop Demetrios for May 2007
    5/18/2007
    In continuing with our series of reflections on authentic sources of security, we turn to consider the holy angels and t
    Katherine Pappas, Past National Philoptochos President, Passes After Long, Distinguished Service to the Greek Orthodox Church
    5/16/2007
    New York, NY – Mrs. Katherine Pappas, Honorary Past President of the National Philoptochos Society of the Greek Orthod
    Archbishop Demetrios Names Fr. Mark Arey as the New Director of the Office of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations
    5/14/2007
    New York – Archbishop Demetrios of America, following the retirement of His Grace Bishop Dimitrios of Xanthos, has app
    Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for AHEPA Sunday - May 20, 2007
    5/11/2007
    I write to you in the joy of the Risen Lord Jesus Christ to commend to you the good work of the American Hellenic Educat
    Healing and Prayer for OCF and Students at Virginia Tech
    5/8/2007
    Boston, MA – Orthodox Christian Fellowship’s (OCF) team of responders reported on their return that the Virginia Tec
    Paleologos Graduate Scholarship Program Established at Archdiocese - Applications Being Accepted for 2007-08 Academic Year
    5/7/2007
    A new graduate scholarship program has been established at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America by Peter and Elli M
    OCMC Mission Teams
    5/4/2007
    Have you ever wanted to volunteer in a foreign country? Do you feel the call to service as part of your life in Christ?
    SCOBA Agency Communication Heads Meet to Strengthen Cooperation
    5/2/2007
    Ft. Lauderdale (May 2) – Communications representatives of several agencies of the Standing Conference of Canonical Bi
    His Grace Bishop Savas of Troas to lead National Young Adult Pilgrimage to Florence, Ravenna, and Constantinople November 2-10, 2007
    5/1/2007
    Garrison, NY -- The Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries is pleased to announce the National Young Adult Pilgr
    2006 Bishops Conference Available Online
    5/1/2007
    New York, NY – All workshops and presentations of the 2006 Canonical Orthodox Bishops Conference, held in Chicago, Oct
    St. Photios National Shrine Celebrates 239th Landing Of The First Greek Colony
    4/26/2007
    St. Augustine, FL -- The 239th anniversary of Greek Landing Day will be celebrated with services and festivities on June
    OCN Partners with Fellow SCOBA Agencies to Address Virginia Tech Tragedy
    4/26/2007
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Orthodox Christian Network partnering with fellow SCOBA agencies OCF and IOCC, will present special
    Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Convenes in Houston, Texas
    4/20/2007
    Houston, TX – The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America held its spring meeting at the Ren
    OCF Responds to Tragedy at Virginia Tech
    4/19/2007
    Boston, MA – Prayers, resources, and outreach to the local Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) chapter at Virginia Pol