The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with its headquarters located in the City of New York, is an Eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, The mission of the Archdiocese is to proclaim the Gospel of Christ, to teach and spread the Orthodox Christian faith, to energize, cultivate, and guide the life of the Church in the United States of America according to the Orthodox Christian faith and tradition.
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His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of America was born in 1967 in Bakirköy, Istanbul.
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July 3-7, 2022 in New York City
In 2022, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese is celebrating its past 100 years, both online and in person!
The Greek Orthodox Church in its tradition of prayer and worship is rooted in the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church.
Cosmas & Damian the Holy Unmercenaries Fast Day (Wine and Oil Allowed)
June 7, 2022
June 5, 2022
Protopresbyter Alexander Karloutsos to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
Orthodoxy on Tap Returns to NYC!
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros to Honor Predecessors At Clergy-Laity Congress
Archepiscopal Encyclical on the Fourth of July - 2022
Homily by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America at the Great Vespers for the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Paul, Hempstead, NY
Metropolis of Pittsburgh Youth and Young Adult Paraklesis
Voices of the Early Fathers with Marcellino D'Ambrosio
SUTS Walking with God: Week One
Centennial Video Series
Christ's Defeat of Demons, Sin, and Death with Fr Andrew Stephen Damick
A Personal Search for the Mother of God with Brandi Willis Schrebier