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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Parish Feast Day in Southampton, NY
Archbishop Elpidophoros Concelebrates Divine Liturgy with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at Panagia Soumela Monastery
Kimisis Tis Theotokou Vespers in Poughkeepsie
In Trabzon, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Presides Over Great Vespers for the Dormition of the Theotokos
Camp St. Paul Concludes 17th Successful Summer
Archdiocese Audit Committee Updates the Clergy-Laity Congress on Audit Results
Archbishop Elpidophoros Visits Balikli Hospital Following Devastating Fire
Fanari Camp Celebrating 50 Years
Clergy-Laity Congress Approves Balanced Budgets for 2023-2024
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