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

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 »

Special Encyclical for Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

Our first response to this disaster has been fervent prayer to Almighty God, Who is our rock and our fortress, and our deliverer in times of great distress and need (Psalm 18:2-4). We continue these prayers, and we ask all the faithful throughout the Church in America to pray fervently for comfort from above. We offer prayers of remembrance for those who perished and of solace for those who lost family members. We pray for the many who have lost their homes, and for those who are facing uncertainty regarding their jobs and livelihood. We continue our prayers for the rescue personnel and many others who are saving lives and offering comfort to those in need. 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 »