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The Feast of St. Elpidophoros, Nov. 2, Nameday of the Archbishop

October 23, 2019

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese will celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Elpidophoros, patron saint of Archbishop Elpidophoros, on this, his first year as Archbishop of America.   The celebration will take place on Saturday, November 2, beginning with a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at 9:00 am at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 319 East 74th Street, New York City. During the Liturgy, Archbishop Elpidophoros will ordain Archdeacon Panteleimon Papadopolulos to the Holy Priesthood. A Luncheon hosted by the Philoptochos, will follow in the adjacent Cathedral Center.

Later in the day, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm there will be an Open House Reception at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Headquarters, 8 East 79th Street in New York City. Faithful are invited to attend where they will have the opportunity to greet the Archbishop and offer their good wishes. 

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