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.
  • Archdiocesan Council Convenes First Meeting for 2018-2020 – Archdiocese on Firm and Promising Ground

    Press Office

    October 20, 2018

    NEW YORK – The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its first meeting of the 2018-2020 term, Thursday Oct. 18 and Friday, Oct. 19 at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel. Read More

  • Ανακοινωθέν της Ιεράς Επαρχιακής Συνόδου

    Press Office

    October 19, 2018

    ΝΕΑ ΥΟΡΚΗ -- Ἡ Ἱερά Ἐπαρχιακή Σύνοδος τῆς Ἱερᾶς Ἀρχιεπισκοπῆς Ἀμερικῆς συνῆλθεν εἰς τήν τακτικήν συνεδρίαν αὐτῆς εἰς τήν αἴθουσαν τῆς Συνόδου τῆς Ἱερᾶς Ἀρχιεπισκοπῆς ἐν Νέᾳ Ὑόρκῃ τήν 17ην καί 18ην Ὀκτωβρίου 2018 ὑπό τήν προεδρίαν τοῦ Σεβασμιωτάτου Ἀρχιεπισκόπου Ἀμερικῆς κ. Δημητρίου καί τήν συμμετοχήν ἁπάντων τῶν Σεβασμιωτάτων Μητροπολιτῶν-Μελῶν αὐτῆς. Read More

  • Special Investigative Committee Releases Phase II Saint Nicholas Report

    Press Office

    October 18, 2018

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, keeping with her on-going commitment to transparency and accountability, has posted on its website, the results of Phase II of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC (“PwC”) investigative report (the “Report”) regarding the rebuilding of Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine (“St. Nicholas”). Read More

  • Synod Members Visit St Nicholas at WTC

    Press Office

    October 17, 2018

    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and the Metropolitans of the Holy Eparchial Synod visited yesterday, Oct. 16, 2018, the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center. Read More

  • What Parents Can Do to Prevent and Detect Child Abuse

    Center for Family Care

    October 17, 2018

    As Orthodox Christian parents, we may find it difficult to address the topic of child abuse, especially regarding our own children’s well-being and safety. We may like to believe that our children are protected by our prayers and our Orthodox community, but in reality child abuse can happen to any child, anywhere. Read More

  • 2018 Professional Development Seminar of the Direct Archdiocesan District

    Education Office ­ Direct Archdiocesan District

    October 17, 2018

    The Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education is pleased to announce that the annual Professional Development Seminar will be held on Tuesday, November 6th (Election Day), at St. Demetrios High School in Astoria. The Seminar aims at offering in-service training to teachers who serve in District’s Greek-American day schools as well as the Greek afternoon/Saturday schools. Read More

  • Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for National Leadership 100 Sunday - October 21, 2018

    Archbishop Demetrios

    October 16, 2018

    On October 21, we commemorate National Leadership 100 Sunday as we look forward to the Feast of Saint Iakovos on October 23. We give thanks to God for the courage and strength and labor in love of the members of Leadership 100 and celebrate the great achievements over 35 years of the Leadership 100 Fund. Read More

  • Ανακοινωθέν του Οικουμενικού Πατριαρχείου περί Αυτοκεφαλίας της Ορθοδόξου Εκκλησίας Ουκρανίας

    Press Office

    October 12, 2018

    Ανακοινωθέν του Οικουμενικού Πατριαρχείου περί Αυτοκεφαλίας της Ορθοδόξου Εκκλησίας Ουκρανίας Read More

  • Archdiocese Mourns the Passing in the Lord of Alex G. Spanos

    Press Office

    October 11, 2018

    NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America mourns the passing in the Lord of Alex G. Spanos, 95, Archon Depoutatos of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, former Vice-President of the Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, businessman, philanthropist and great benefactor of the Archdiocese and the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and faithful steward of the Church. Read More

  • Archdiocese Undertakes National Study

    Press Office

    October 9, 2018

    NEW YORK – As announced at the recent Clergy Laity Congress in Boston, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, has recently engaged the consulting services of CapinCrouse and the Barna Group as part of a review of the effectiveness of the various departments, programs and ministries of the national Church. Read More

  • Πρόγραμμα του Σεβασμιωτάτου Αρχιεπισκόπου Αμερικής κ. Δημητρίου ( 9-26 Οκτωβρίου 2018

    Schedule

    October 9, 2018

    Πρόγραμμα του Σεβασμιωτάτου Αρχιεπισκόπου Αμερικής κ. Δημητρίου ( 9-26 Οκτωβρίου 2018 Read More

  • What's My Job?

    Center for Family Care

    October 7, 2018

    If we wish to serve [the church], whether male or female, we must all find our gifts and use them to serve our communities. It is particularly important to help our daughters identify the work women do in their parish and to help them see the value and richness of ministry and service that women provide. Read More

  • Επίσκεψη του Ηγουμένου της Μονής Βατοπεδίου Αρχιμανδρίτου Εφραίμ στον Αρχιεπίσκοπο Αμερικής Δημήτριο

    Press Office

    October 5, 2018

    ΝΕΑ ΥΟΡΚΗ – Ο Ηγούμενος της Ιεράς Μονής Βατοπεδίου του Αγίου Όρους Πανοσιολογιώτατος Αρχιμανδρίτης κ. Εφραίμ μετά της συνοδείας του, πραγματοποίησε σήμερα εθιμοτυπική επίσκεψη στην Ιερά Αρχιεπισκοπή Αμερικής και συναντήθηκε με τον Σεβασμιώτατο Αρχιεπίσκοπο Γέροντα Αμερικής κ. Δημήτριο. Read More

  • Ninth Annual Assembly Convened in Cleveland

    Press Office

    October 4, 2018

    CLEVELAND – The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened its ninth annual meeting Tuesday Oct. 2 in Cleveland, Ohio. The day began with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, Ohio. Read More

  • Fr. Earl Cantos Appointed Youth Safety Compliance Officer

    Press Office

    October 2, 2018

    NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the appointment of Rev. Economos Earl (Demetrios) Cantos as the new Youth Safety Compliance Officer of the Archdiocese, effective October 1, 2018. Read More

  • New Leadership for the St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    October 1, 2018

    The Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese is pleased to announce the appointing of Katherine Orfanakos Demacopoulos as the new Archdiocese Chairperson and Betty Broogos Pizzi as the new Assistant Archdiocese Chairperson of the St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival. Read More

  • Creating Your Parenting Plan

    Center for Family Care

    October 1, 2018

    An effective Orthodox parenting plan dismisses worldly falsehoods such as the virtue of material possessions—wealth and the “child with the most toys wins” attitude—and instead brings forth a kingdom-focused approach that concentrates on eternal truths. By placing the proper focus with our families on humility, forgiveness and holiness, we are preparing them for God’s kingdom. Read More

  • Ανακοίνωση για την χορήγηση αυτοκεφαλίας στην Εκκλησία της Ουκρανίας

    Press Office

    September 28, 2018

    Κατά την συνεδρία της 20ης Απριλίου 2018, Η Αγία και Ιερά Σύνοδος του Οικουμενικού Πατριαρχείου υπό την προεδρία του Παναγιωτάτου Οικουμενικού Πατριάρχου κ.κ. Βαρθολομαίου απεφάσισε διά ψήφου να προχωρήσει με την απαιτουμένη διαδικασία προς χορήγηση αυτοκεφαλίας στους Ορθοδόξους Χριστιανούς της Ουκρανίας. Read More

  • Ο ΟΙΚΟΥΜΕΝΙΚΟΣ ΘΡΟΝΟΣ ΚΑΙ Η ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΟΥΚΡΑΝΙΑΣ

    Ecclesiastical Structure

    September 28, 2018

    Ἐξ ἀφορμῆς τῆς ὑπό τοῦ Οἰκουμενικοῦ Πατριαρχείου μελέτης χορηγήσεως αὐτοκεφάλου ἐκκλησιαστικοῦ καθεστῶτος στήν Οὐκρανία, διατυπώθηκαν ἀπόψεις, ἀκόμη καί ἀπό ἐκπροσώπους θεσμικῶν φορέων, διά τῶν ὁποίων ἀμφισβητεῖται τό κανονικόν δικαίωμα τῆς Ἐκκλησίας Κωνσταντινουπόλεως νά προβῇ σέ μία τέτοια ἐνέργεια. Read More