Archdiocese Offers Additional Assistance to Families in Greece

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced today a grant of $150,000 to International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) to assist in providing emergency assistance for the people of Greece who are especially vulnerable as a result of the continuing economic crisis, austerity measures and a collapsing health system. Read More

Domestic Violence in the Greek Orthodox Community

Many people in the Greek Orthodox community – both clergy and active parishioners alike – believe we do not have a problem with domestic violence. Among those who state there may be a problem, most believe it occurs only among immigrant or less educated women. When asked how they reached this conclusion, most state that as no victims or hardly any ever reveal the problem to them, domestic violence must not occur. Why are our women silent? Perhaps because we are. More »

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the creation of the “Greek Orthodox Archdiocese COVID-19 Relief Fund” as an important part of its efforts to support those around the country who have been impacted by the current pandemic. More »

Cultivating Lives of Service with Our Children

How do we plant seeds of selfless love and sacrificial service in our children’s lives? In this webinar, we discuss how to stand alongside our children and seek, together, to serve others in all aspects of our lives. More »

Sharing God’s Love One Scarf at a Time

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – St. John the Divine Church is located just over a bridge from the city’s downtown. But its parishioners come from all over northeast Florida making quite an impact on one of the parish’s newest ministries, Handmade for the Homeless. More »

Social Services – Crown Jewel of Philoptochos

Nothing better exemplifies the philanthropic mission of Philoptochos than the work of the Social Services Department. More »

Florida High School Girl Starts Charity to Aid Greece’s Suffering

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A 16-year-old high school girl and member of St. Mark’s parish recently undertook a project to prepare and send care packages for impoverished families in Greece. More »

Archdiocese Continues Relief Efforts for Victims of Hurricane Sandy

The Hurricane Sandy relief effort of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America continues, almost four months after the devastating storm struck the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut coastlines, as people are struggling to rebuild their lives, and some are still unable to return to their homes. More »

Archdiocese Offers Additional Assistance to Families in Greece

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced today a grant of $150,000 to International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) to assist in providing emergency assistance for the people of Greece who are especially vulnerable as a result of the continuing economic crisis, austerity measures and a collapsing health system. More »

Representatives of the Holy Archdiocese of Athens Visit Archbishop Demetrios for a Productive Meeting of Coordination

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America received July 23, two officials of the philanthropic organization of the Archdiocese of Athens “Apostoli,” Bishop Gabriel of Diavleia, vice-president; and Constantine Dimtsas, director general of “Apostoli.” More »

National Philoptochos Board Presents Archbishop Demetrios with Generous Gift for Victims of Athens Earthquake

National Philoptochos President Eve Condakes and members of the National Board of Philoptochos, presented His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios with a donation to benefit victims of the earthquake that rocked Athens, Greece, in September 1999. More »