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.
  • Soak Up the Son - Go Forth: Week 6

    Center for Family Care

    July 16, 2018

    This week, we want you to find images that convey “sacrifice” to create a collage in your journal. You can use magazines, online images (as a family), or even take pictures of your own. As you work, always keep in mind the ultimate sacrifice—Christ accepting death on the Cross for our sins! Read More

  • Soak Up the Son - Go Forth: Week 5

    Center for Family Care

    July 11, 2018

    Welcome back, families! We will focus the next two weeks on love and sacrifice and the role they play in our “going forth.” Add the following portion from Psalm 136 to your family prayers this week. Read More

  • The Future of Youth Safety

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    July 10, 2018

    We're ready to take the next step in Youth Safety. Watch the video to learn more. Read More

  • Soak Up the Son: Week 8

    Center for Family Care

    July 9, 2018

    Over the centuries, much has been said and written about the Jesus Prayer. And with good reason! In a concise manner, praying “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner” (or one of its variations) helps us to follow the Apostle Paul’s exhortation to “pray without ceasing” Read More

  • 44th Biennial Clergy Laity Congress Concludes with Grand Banquet and Plenary Session

    Press Office

    July 6, 2018

    The 44th Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America concluded last night, July 5, 2018 with a Grand Banquet at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel and attended by more than 1,200 people. The festive banquet followed a full day of deliberations in the setting of the Plenary Session of the Congress. Read More

  • Doxology Service for the 4th of July - Hellenic College Holy Cross Orientation Educational Day

    Press Office

    July 4, 2018

    A service of Doxology was held today for the 4th of July, Independence Day by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America inside of the large conference rooms of the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel, where the 44th Clergy Laity Congress is taking place July 1-5, 2018. Read More

  • A Positive First Day: The 44th Clergy Laity Congress Off to a good start

    Press Office

    July 3, 2018

    The 44th Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America began with the Keynote Address of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Monday morning July 2, 2018. Read More

  • Message of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the Opening of the 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress

    Press Office

    July 3, 2018

    Your Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, exarch of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, our dear brother and concelebrant in the Holy Spirit, Your Eminences and Graces brethren metropolitans and bishops, reverend clergy, honorable parish and community representatives, esteemed Archons of the Mother Church, representatives of major institutions of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and all participants comprising this 44th Clergy-Laity Congress: Grace be unto you and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, and the sanctification of the All-Holy Spirit, together with our loving Patriarchal blessing and prayer. Read More

  • Welcome Address of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston to the Opening Session of the 44th Clergy Laity Congress

    Press Office

    July 3, 2018

    On behalf of the clergy and laity of the 62 parishes of the Metropolis of Boston, I welcome you to the 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress. The city of Boston is a fitting location for our gathering, not only because it is home to one of the historic Greek Orthodox communities in America and Hellenic College/Holy Cross, but also because it is the birthplace of religious freedom in the United States. Read More

  • Soak Up the Son - Go Forth: Week 4

    Center for Family Care

    July 2, 2018

    It’s interview time! This week we would like you to interview two faithful people with different life vocations. A vocation is your calling—this can be a formal job or an informal one. Take notes, snap pictures, or even make a video—whatever you and the person interviewed are comfortable with. Read More

  • Keynote Address of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios At the 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress

    Press Office

    July 2, 2018

    “All Things Are Possible to the One Who Believes in Christ” Read More

  • The 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress begins in Boston with Divine Liturgy

    Press Office

    July 1, 2018

    The 44th Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America began today with a Hierarchical Concelebration of the Divine Liturgy in Boston’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation. Read More

  • Archdiocese Completes Financial Transaction with Alma Bank

    Press Office

    June 29, 2018

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces today that it has completed a financial transaction with Alma Bank which has provided to the Archdiocese credit facilities at closing to immediately restore funds due to donor restricted and custodial accounts and to additionally satisfy legacy obligations from prior years. Read More

  • Ο Αρχιεπίσκοπος Δημήτριος για τη Μεταμορφωτική Δύναμη του Αγίου Πνεύματος

    Press Office

    June 29, 2018

    ΝΕΑ ΥΟΡΚΗ – Στο μικρό ιστορικό παρεκκλήσιο του Αποστόλου Παύλου στην έδρα της Ιεράς Αρχιεπισκοπής Αμερικής λειτούργησε σήμερα ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής κ. Δημήτριος, εορτή και μνήμη των Πρωτοκορυφαίων Αποστόλων Πέτρου και Παύλου. Read More

  • Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Independence Day - July 4, 2018

    Archbishop Demetrios

    June 29, 2018

    As we commemorate Independence Day, we are gathered in Boston for our 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress. We are meeting in a city that has deep historical connections to the struggle for independence, a place where events supported the cause of liberty, and significant effort and sacrifice secured freedom and the birth of a new nation. Read More

  • Ionian Village Inaugurates IV NEXT Program with the Support of “Leadership 100”

    Press Office

    June 28, 2018

    Forty young adults participated, from May 31 through June 11, in the inaugural session of IV Next, a ministry of the Office of Ionian Village of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Leadership 100. Read More

  • Soak Up the Son: Week 6

    Center for Family Care

    June 26, 2018

    As we prepare to celebrate our nation’s Independence Day, let’s remember to include our government officials—local, state, and national—and the members of our armed forces in our prayers. Regardless of our political affiliations and philosophies, we should ask God to work in the lives of those who govern and serve our country. Happy Fourth of July! Read More

  • Strong Protest against False Allegations of Greek American Newspaper

    Press Office

    June 26, 2018

    The Greek American daily newspaper of New York “Ethnikos Kirix” published today, June 26, 2018, a first page article under the false and unsubstantiated title “Archbishop Demetrios incites revolt against the Ecumenical Patriarchate.” Read More

  • Soak Up the Son - Go Forth: Week 3

    Center for Family Care

    June 25, 2018

    Welcome back, families! We will focus the next two weeks on our God-given talents and the role they play in our “going forth.” Add the following passage from Psalm 34 to your family prayers this week. Read More

  • Jazz and Orthodoxy: An Interview with Rev. Fr. Gregory Floor

    Society & Culture

    June 25, 2018

    The Floor family name has long been synonymous with music—literally, as “Floor” is a condensed version of the name “Flogeras,” which means “flute” in Greek. Rev. Fr. Gregory Floor’s grandfather, Bill, was a clarinetist; the first in his family born in the United States, he fell in love with jazz. Read More