Below, you will find a comprehensive listing of the latest news, articles, video, and other content on the official website of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
  • Rethinking Divorce: 10 Strategies that Can Help

    Center for Family Care

    January 19, 2021

    If you’re currently in an unhappy marriage, let me say that it’s not impossible to reverse course and reclaim the love, intimacy and happiness that you’ve lost along the way. Even though it may seem impossible, it’s not. You actually have two choices; divorce or resolve to try and save the marriage. Read More


    GOARCH Administration

    January 19, 2021

    Ο Σεβ. Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής κ. Ελπιδοφόρος προσκλήθηκε από την Επιτροπή Προεδρικής Ορκωμοσίας, προκειμένου να αναπέμψει δέηση κατά τη διαδικτυακή Ακολουθία επί τη ορκωμοσία του νέου Προέδρου των Η.Π.Α. Η Ακολουθία θα λάβει χώρα την Πέμπτη 21 Ιανουαρίου και ώρα 10:00 π.μ. (Ανατολική Ώρα). Ακολούθως ο Πρόεδρος Joe Biden θα συμμετάσχει στην διαδικτυακή τελετή που θα φιλοξενηθεί στον Εθνικό Καθεδρικό Ναό της Ουάσινγκτον και θα μεταδοθεί ζωντανά στις ηλεκτρονικές διευθύνσεις και Η καθιερωμένη διαθρησκειακή Ακολουθία, η οποία χρονολογείται από την εποχή της πρώτης ορκωμοσίας του Προέδρου Τζόρτζ Ουάσινγκτον, θα είναι φέτος εξ ολοκλήρου διαδικτυακή, ώστε να την παρακολουθήσουν όσο το δυνατόν περισσότεροι Αμερικανοί με ασφάλεια. Read More

  • Live with the Louhs: Celebrating the Peacemakers

    Orthodox Observer

    January 19, 2021

    On this week's episode of "Live with the Louhs," a radio ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, Fr. Nicholas and his wife, Dr. Roxanne Louh, a Clinical Psychologist, will be speaking to two African American Orthodox Christian Priests, Fr. Paul Abernathy, a relative of the late Civil Rights icon, Ralph Abernathy and Fr. Martin Johnson, on their ministry, "The Neighborhood Resilience Project." Read More

  • IOCC Now Accepting Applications for Serv-X-Treme Youth Conferences

    GOARCH Affiliates and Organizations

    January 19, 2021

    Baltimore, Maryland (January, 2021) – International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has opened the application period for its popular youth leadership conference, Serv-X-Treme. Two week-long conferences are scheduled for July, with spots available for at-large applications and bishop-nominated participants. Read More

  • New Spring Course Offerings at Holy Cross

    Hellenic College Holy Cross

    January 19, 2021

    Students at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology have several new opportunities to broaden their intellectual and spiritual knowledge this spring semester by learning from distinguished visiting scholars. Read More

  • The Cathedral School Admissions

    Orthodox Observer

    January 19, 2021

    The Cathedral School is a Nursery (3 year old program), Pre K 4, and Kindergarten - 5th grade co- educational day school that offers a nurturing environment while preparing young minds for a rigorous academic education rooted in the principles of Hellenism. The curriculum integrates the most up to date educational methods while adhering to the ancient Greek tradition of paideia which views education as character formation, responsibility and the pursuit of excellence in all forms. Read More

  • His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros MLK Day Message 2021

    News Release

    January 18, 2021

    The wounds of centuries of slavery have not been fully overcome simply because there was a Civil War, or because there was Reconstruction, or when the Voting Rights Act was signed. Justice takes hard work over generations, and as Christians, we are called to that work. #MLKDay Read More

  • Webinar for PPP Parish Recovery Loans

    GOARCH Administration

    January 18, 2021

    COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on the Parishes of the Archdiocese including financial challenges. In December of 2020, the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Business, Nonprofits and Venues Act (Economic Aid Act) was enacted by Congress to provide for additional relief through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and a second round of PPP loans for those Parishes that obtained PPP loans under the CARES Act. The eligibility criteria and other factors have changed under the Economic Aid Act from what previously required to obtain PPP loans. Read More

  • Homily at the Divine Liturgy on the Twelfth Sunday of Saint Luke


    January 17, 2021

    It is a great joy to be with you again, here in this dynamic community of Saint Nicholas, the largest parish in our Holy Archdiocese. This is a thriving church that has worked diligently to pass through this season of the pandemic with best practices in order to keep the life and education programs of the parish as vibrant as possible. You are all to be congratulated for your dedication and commitment to keeping the traditions of this wonderful community alive. Read More

  • Book of Homilies and Addresses of Archbishop Elpidophoros of America Now Available

    GOA News Release

    January 15, 2021

    Faith in the Time of Covid-19, Homilies and Addresses of Elpidophoros Lambriniadis, Archbishop of America, Great Lent-Pascha 2020, a new book containing the pastoral messages of Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the spiritual leader of Greek Orthodox Christians in the United States, is now available on Amazon. Read More

  • Faith in the Time of Covid-19


    January 14, 2021

    Faith in the Time of Covid-19, Homilies and Addresses of Elpidophoros Lambriniadis, Archbishop of America, contains the pastoral messages of Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the spiritual leader of Greek Orthodox Christians in the United States. Offered during the difficult year of the pandemic, when Churches were forced to close and worship turned “virtual”, these reflections are both historical and heartening. Read More

  • Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Interview in "Vima" (Greek Newspaper): Full Interview

    GOA News Release

    January 13, 2021

    Ecumenical Patriarch opened his heart and spoke about the autocephaly of the Church of Ukraine, the pandemic and its deniers. He declared that he will be vaccinated, doing it as an act of responsibility to his fellow human beings, and urged young people to be in solidarity. Read More

  • Igniting the Flame of True Orthodox Christian Stewardship Session II

    Stewardship Ministries

    January 12, 2021

    Learn empirically proven strategies to better engage parishioners and increase stewardship results. This Igniting The Flame of True Christian Stewardship program with Bill Marianes will inform, equip and inspire a more effective parish Stewardship Ministry, leading to a transformative way of living our calling as Orthodox Christians. Read More

  • 2021 Liturgical Guide Book Now Available

    Orthodox Observer

    January 11, 2021

    The Liturgical Guide Book published by the National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians identifies the hymns that are sung, especially noting changes, in the Divine Liturgy on Sunday and other select feasts for the ecclesiastical year. It also includes a bibliography of liturgical music, recordings, and other music resources. This resource is very useful for chanters, choirs, and parish offices. Read More

  • Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Homily at the Divine Liturgy on the Sunday after the Holy Theophany


    January 10, 2021

    Our rejoicing in the Holy Epiphany of our Lord is not yet complete, and I am delighted to share the Sunday after Theophany with you at this beloved parish of Saint John the Baptist. Read More

  • Live with the Louhs: New Year's Resolutions that Last

    Orthodox Observer

    January 8, 2021

    On this week's episode of "Live with the Louhs," a radio ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, Fr. Nicholas and his wife, Dr. Roxanne Louh, a Clinical Psychologist, discuss making New Year's Resolutions that last. Read More

  • Homily at the Κατάδυσις τοῦ Τιμίου Σταυροῦ on Holy Theophany


    January 7, 2021

    We continue our rejoicing over the Epiphany of our Lord and the Theophany of our God, here at the Bayou, with the venerable tradition of the Κατάδυσις τοῦ Τιμίου Σταυροῦ – the Immersion of the Holy Cross and its retrieval by one of our exceptional young people. Read More

  • Homily at the Divine Liturgy on Holy Theophany


    January 7, 2021

    This is why we call this present feast Τά Ἅγια Φῶτα – the Holy Lights, because the same God Who said, “Let there be light,” is revealed in the Epiphany of the Lord Jesus in the River Jordan. We celebrate the Living Light that has come to illumine our souls. Read More

  • Remarks from the Rev. Protopresbyter Iakovos Fitzpatrick in Windham, NY

    Orthodox Observer

    January 4, 2021

    Glory to God in the Holy Trinity, who though we are here in the mountains of Windham — indeed, amongst “the least in the cities of Judea” — today, are gifted by the mercy of God to receive this visit from you, our chief shepherd and Archbishop. Read More

  • Homily on the Sunday Before the Theophany


    January 3, 2021

    Yesterday, we had a beautiful baptism in this Parish. Today, we journey together toward the Baptism and Holy Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ. Read More