Archbishop Spyridon convened a meeting of all New Jersey Diocese clergy at St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church in Cherry Hill, NJ, on May 27.
May 28, 1997
GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA8-10 East 79th St.New York, NY 10021Tel: (212) 570-3500 Fax: (212) 861-2183web: www.goarch.orge-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgContact: Press OfficePRESS RELEASEFor Immediate Release:May 28, 1997Archbishop Spyridon convened a meeting of all New Jersey Diocese clergy at St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church in Cherry Hill, NJ, on May 27.The agenda included a series of reports and an address by His Eminence who spoke on four themes; an enhanced liturgical life in the churches, improved methods in teaching religious education, the need for the Church to make its sacramental presence felt to &qout;the man in the street&qout;, and the importance of unity in faith and action.The Archbishop also told the priests: &qout;There should be no competition between parishes; there should be no friction between parishes and their respective dioceses; there should be no conflict between the dioceses and the Archdiocese; and there should be no separation between the Archdiocese and the Ecumenical Patriarchate.&qout;Seventy-five priests attended the New Jersey Diocese Syndesmos meeting.------------------------------------------------------------Archives of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America's press releases are available online at: www.goarch.org/goa/press_releases
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