Resources for the Media

June 21, 2019

Contact:
Stavros Papagermanos

[email protected]
C 718-415-5850

ENTHRONEMENT OF ARCHBISHOP ELPIDOPHOROS OF AMERICA TO BE HELD JUNE 22, 2019

NEW YORK – Greek Orthodox Christians are expected to fill East 74th Street when the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will enthrone a new Archbishop of America on Saturday, June 22, 2019 beginning at 11am at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City. 

Archbishop Elpidophoros will become the seventh Greek Orthodox spiritual leader of the more than 1.5 million faithful of the Archdiocese in America.

Many U.S. elected officials, foreign government representatives and religious leaders from around the world are expected to attend, including the Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex M. Azar II who will represent President Trump and speak during the service.

PRESS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND 

Cameras and journalists are invited.  Press platforms and mult-box will be provided.

WHO:  Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with over 1.5 million adherents.

WHAT:  Enthronement Ceremony of Archbishop Elpidophoros, the spiritual leader of more than 1.5 million Greek Orthodox Christians in America

WHERE: Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 319 East 74th Street, New York, NY

WHEN: Saturday, June 22, 2019

Press must be checked in and in place by 10:30am

Service begins promptly at 11:00am

PRESS MUST CHECK IN AT 74th ST. 2nd AVE., NY, NY AND RECEIVE CREDENTIALS.  PRESS MUST BE IN PLACE NO LATER THAN 10:30AM.

Equipment free press will be seated in balcony.

PRESS SHOULD CONFIRM ATTENDANCE TO:

STAVROS PAPAGERMANOS – [email protected]    c. 718-415-5850

MARISSA COSTIDIS –  [email protected]     c. 732-522-1637

 

PRESS KIT and  SATELLITE INFO AVAILABLE ONLINE https://www.goarch.org/enthronement/media

 

LIVE INTERNET FEED:  www.goarch.org/

MULTI-CAMERA LIVE SATELLITE FEED INFO: https://www.goarch.org/-/satellite-info-enthronement-archbishop-elpidophoros?inheritRedirect=true

 


Media Press Kit

 

The Greek Orthodox Church in America has emerged on the national and international scene as a vital and vibrant religious presence and thus the Archdiocese is increasingly involved in issues of concern to its faithful and to the society at large. Below you will find useful links to learn more and gather resources about the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

Enthronement Resources

General Archdiocese Resources