January 23, 2019

2019 CELEBRATIONS OF THE FEAST OF THE THREE HIERARCHS
AND THE DAY OF GREEK LETTERS
IN HONOR OF TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

 

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, through its National Department of Greek Education and the Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education, organizes several events in celebration of the Feast of the Three Hierarchs and the Day of Greek Letters.

The Schedule of Events in chronological order is as follows:


Tuesday, January 29, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
Greek Orthodox Church of the Three Hierarchs, 1724 Avenue P, Brooklyn, NY
Archieratical Great Vespers for the Feast of the Three Hierarchs

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 – FEAST OF THE THREE HIERARCHS
9:00 a.m. Orthros 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 319 East 74th Street, NYC

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will celebrate the Archieratical Divine Liturgy at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Manhattan, offered especially for the students, teachers, principals and parents and of the Archdiocesan Greek American Schools. Archbishop Demetrios will address the students on the life and works of the Three Hierarchs and the importance of Greek Letters and Hellenic heritage. Following the Liturgy, the Archbishop will cut the Vasilopita for the teachers and administrators in the adjacent Cathedral Community Center.
 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.
Celebration of the Day of the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters

Cathedral Center of the Holy Trinity, 337 East 74th Street, NYC
 

Topic
 The Theological Brilliance of the Language of the Three Hierarchs

 

Speakers
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America
Rev. Fr. Mark Sietsema. PhD

A reception will follow

Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 5:00 p.m. –Students Awards Ceremony
Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 319 East 74th Street, NYC

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Geron of America will honor the students who excelled in the Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek and present them with the Three Hierarchs Award of Excellence and an icon of the Holy Three Hierarchs.

Dr. Fevronia Soumakis, an adjunct assistant professor in the History and Education program at Teachers College of Columbia University will be the main speaker. She will speak on “Celebrating Greek Letters and Learning: A 21st Century Perspective.”

A Reception will follow and will take place at the adjacent Cathedral Center.
 

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