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Archbishop Demetrios Expresses Condolences for the Passing of Tim Maniatis
Timothy (Tim) J. Maniatis, Archon Exarchos and longtime consultant with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America fell asleep in the Lord, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.
2015 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars Offered by Archdiocese
Orders are now being taken for the 2015 Parish Ecclesiastical Calendars, an annual resource published by the Department of Communications of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The Calendar will feature full-color icons, the names of Saints in Greek and English, a fasting guide, and daily Scripture readings and commemorations following the liturgical protocol of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
Archbishop Demetrios calls for prayers for the Christians in the Middle East
Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, For decades, the region considered a cradle of civilization and the birthplace of Christianity has become an arena of violence, resulting in the loss of countless lives. While the source of violence has varied in each instance, what is consistent in every case is that the blood of innocent victims has saturated the Middle East. This is especially true of Christians, who have endured unimaginable suffering because of their faith.
Camp Saint Paul Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Camp Saint Paul celebrates its 10th Anniversary since its establishment as the camping youth ministry of the Direct Archdiocesan District. The success of this program is paralleled by the other camping programs across the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese. This 10th anniversary year, the program hosted more than 600 campers in its four weeks of operation.
Resolutions of the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress
The 42nd Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, which convened in Philadelphia, Pa., July 6-10, 2014 approved six resolutions: 1) on Family, 2) on the rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at the new World Trade Center, 3) on religious Freedom presented by the Order of St. Andrew – Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, 4) on the treat and protection of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East, 5) a resolution regarding the environment, and 6) a general resolution of thanks.
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Remembers Elenie Huszagh
With great sadness, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America remembers the late Elenie K. Huszagh, 77, who passed away on July 11.
Vice President Biden addresses Clergy Laity Banquet expressing support for the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Cyprus and Greece
Vice President Joe Biden addressed the delegates of the 42nd Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, last night, at the Grand Banquet, held in the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel.
Grand Banquet of 42nd Clergy Laity Congress to be Carried Live on the Website of the Archdiocese
The Grand Banquet of the 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will be broadcast live on the Internet starting at 7:45 pm. Vice President Joe Biden will be present and deliver remarks.
Plenary Session of the 42nd Congress Concludes, Delegates Approve Budget and Resolutions
The plenary session of the 42nd Clergy-Laity Congress concluded Wednesday July 9, after several days of forums, meetings of committees, and workshops. The session consisted of reports from committees, ministries, and affiliated organizations and institutions of the Church. The reports presented and discussed were by the following: Administration, Finance, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Philanthropy, Chaplaincy, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Leadership 100, Religious Education, Hellenic College Holy Cross, Center for Family Care, Communications, Marriage and Family, and Greek Education.
42nd Clergy Laity Congress Delegates Explore Questions of Family and Faith
The delegates of the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress explored during this second full day of deliberations, the complex issues affecting the Orthodox Christian Family based on the theme, “The Orthodox Christian Family: A Dwelling of Christ and a Witness of His Gospel.”
Archbishop Demetrios to Officiate at Funeral of Emanuel G. Demos
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will officiate at the funeral of Emanuel George Demos, 75, the General Legal Counsel of the Archdiocese, who passed away July 4, 2014 in New York.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Addresses Congress Via Skype, Archbishop Demetrios Officially Opens 42nd Clergy-Laity Congress with Keynote Address
His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew addressed from the Phanar in Constantinople the delegates of the 42nd Clergy-Laity Congress via remote video-conferencing through Skype and conveyed his greetings and his Patriarchal blessings to all attending the official opening at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel.
42nd Clergy-Laity Congress Begins with Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of St. George
The 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America began today with the Orthros service and Hierarchical Divine Liturgy held in the historic Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George of Philadelphia with hundreds of faithful in attendance.
Divine Liturgy of the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress to be broadcast live through Archdiocese website
The Hierarchal Divine Liturgy of the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress, which will take place tomorrow July 6, at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George (256 S 8th St, in Philadelphia) will be broadcast live through the Archdiocese website and can be accessed through the following link: www.clergylaity.org/live
Archdiocese Announces with Great Sorrow the Passing of Emanuel Demos
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
Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks at the Grand Banquet of the 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.