His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the Sunday of the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

Today we find ourselves in between two great centers of our Faith, Jerusalem and Nicea. Jerusalem, because following the Ascension of Lord, we are waiting with the Disciples in the Jerusalem of the heart, awaiting the promise of the Father, until we are clothed with power from on high. Read More

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the Great Vespers of the Ascension

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the Great Vespers of the Ascension

We have come this evening to the Church of our Savior in Rye, New York, a parish dedicated to the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ. And we have come to celebrate the miracle of His Person – perfect God and perfect Man. Read More

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Eulogy for Evripides Kontos

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Eulogy for Evripides Kontos

We have come together on this final day of the Paschal Season to bid farewell to a remarkable human being, a beloved husband, father, and grandfather, and true patriot and son of Cyprus, Evripides Kontos. Somehow, this day seems most fitting to bid farewell to a man whose entire life was a witness of strength and devotion to his family, his motherland of Cyprus, his Faith, and his contribution to society. Read More

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Eulogy for Eugene Telemachus Rossides

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Eulogy for Eugene Telemachus Rossides

As we gather here together today, a small yet devoted and loving συνοδεία to accompany this Lion of the Omogeneia to his final resting place, I cannot help but think of the thousands – and yes, tens of thousands around the world, who are joining their prayers, their respect, and their tributes to ours at this very moment in time. Read More

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the Sunday of the Man Born Blind

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the Sunday of the Man Born Blind

What a joy that today, for the first time, as Archbishop of America and Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, I am able to visit this Cathedral of Saint John the Forerunner and Baptist — the spiritual center of our newly established Vicariate for the Orthodox Christian Communities of the Slavic Tradition. Read More

Encyclical of Archbishop Elpidophoros for AHEPA Sunday

Encyclical of Archbishop Elpidophoros for AHEPA Sunday

On behalf of the entire family of the Holy Archdiocese of America, I extend the warmest greetings and congratulations to all the esteemed and beloved members of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association on the occasion of the annual observance of AHEPA Sunday. Read More

Message of His All-Holiness for Saint George Day

Message of His All-Holiness for Saint George Day

The Mother Church of Constantinople that partakes of the crucifixion, the much revered Ecumenical Patriarchate, has this year celebrated the annual commemoration of the Holy, Glorious, Great-Martyr George the Trophy-Bearer Read More

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros  Homily for the Great Vespers of Saint George the Trophy-Bearer

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the Great Vespers of Saint George the Trophy-Bearer

Of these “sons of God,” this evening we welcome the feast of the Great-Martyr and Trophy-Bearer George – whose fame extends throughout the ages and around the world. Read More

Archiepiscopal Encyclical on the Great and Holy Pascha

Archiepiscopal Encyclical on the Great and Holy Pascha

In this time of darkness: through the most difficult Lent in memory, through a radical reduction of our lives and livelihood, through the threat of sickness on an unprecedented scale, and the through the grievous loss of family, friends, and neighbors taken from us too soon, we have finally arrived at the dawn. Read More

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the First Bridegroom Service

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the First Bridegroom Service

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the First Bridegroom Service: "My beloved Christians, how fortunate we are indeed. We know that after the pain, comes the gladness. After the suffering, comes the glory. And after the darkness, comes the dawn." Read More

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