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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The Orthodox Christian Faith proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the teachings of the Apostles, and the tradition and life of the living Church worldwide through worship, communion, witness, and service.
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Archbishop Elpidophoros of America and the Holy Eparchial Synod issue Guidelines on Covid-19 (Coronavirus)
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Update - March 16 |
Update - March 14 |
This Sunday the Orthodox Church commemorates our Righteous Father John Climacus. The ascetic example of this great Saint of the Church inspires us in our Lenten journey.
"A Time for Every Purpose Under Heaven" - Ecclesiastes 3.
5th Monday of Lent Strict Fast
March 30, 2020
March 28, 2020