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AHEPA 45th Biennial Congressional Banquet at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, October 24, 2021. (Photos: GOA / D. Panagos)
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Pan-Orthodox Service and AHEPA Banquet in Washington, DC
Toast of His Eminence Elder Metropolitan Emmanuel of Chalcedon at the Dinner Tribute by AHEPA
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Nov 3: Meetings at the Archdiocesan Headquarters
Nov 2: Celebratory Dinner in honor of His-All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Nov. 2: His All-Holiness participates in the meeting of IJCIC, the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations
Nov. 2: Thyranoixia (Opening of the Doors Ceremony) of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine
Nov 1: Prayers and Dinner at Antiochian Archdiocese Headquarters
Nov 1: Luncheon with Religious Leaders
Nov 1: Agiasmos at the Archdiocesan Chapel of St. Paul
Nov 1: Presentation of the Human Dignity Award by the American Jewish Committee
Oct 31: Patriarchal Divine Liturgy and Investiture of the 2020/2021 Archon Classes
Oct. 30: Athenagoras Human Rights Award Dinner
Oct. 30: Lunch with Clergy and Presvyteres of the Archdiocese and Students at HCHC
Oct 29: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Foundation Dinner
Oct 29: Patriarchal Exhortation to the Members of the Archdiocesan Council, the National Philoptochos Executive Board and the Order of Saint Andrew
Oct. 28: University of Notre Dame
Oct. 28: St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, South Bend, IN
Oct. 27: Dinner Hosted in Honor of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Oct 27: Travel from Pittsburgh to South Bend, IN
Oct 27: All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Weirton, WV
Oct 27: Travel from Washington, DC to Pittsburgh
Oct 26: Young Adult Professionals Reception
Oct 26: Meeting with Speaker of the House, The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Oct 26: Ecumenical Reception by the National Council of Churches
Oct 25: Evening at Georgetown University
Oct 25: Meeting with President Joe Biden
Oct 25: Meeting with Secretary of State Blinken
Oct 25: Museum of the Bible
Oct 25: Breakfast at the Turkish Embassy
Oct. 24: AHEPA Banquet
Oct 24: Luncheon Following the Pan-Orthodox Chorastasia at Saint Sophia Cathedral in Washington, DC.
Oct 24: Pan-Orthodox Chorastasia held at Saint Sophia Cathedral in Washington, DC
Oct 23: Dinner in honor of His All-Holiness hosted by Her Excellency Alexandra Papadopoulou
Oct 23: Arrival of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the United States
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