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    His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Enthronement Luncheon Remarks

    Your love and welcome are truly overwhelming, and I thank all of you from the bottom of my heart. So many expressions of appreciation, so many warm words of greeting. From the Enthronement Ceremony in the Cathedral to this festive and magnificent luncheon – a fellowship meal of faith and love. You will forgive me if I say that I am truly overcome by your kind and generous reception of my humble person. I truly thank you all for such a glorious day! Read More

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    Video: Archiepiscopal and Synodical Divine Liturgy

    Video: On Sunday, June 23, the day after the Enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, His Eminence presided for the first time as Archbishop at the Hierarchal concelebration of the Divine Liturgy with the members of the Holy Eparchial Synod. The Orthros Service and Divine Liturgy took place at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York, NY. Read More

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    Video: Enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros

    Watch the enthronement of Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the seventh Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, which took place on Saturday June 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Manhattan (337 East 74th Street, NYC) Read More

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    Why Do Bishops Get Enthroned?

    When Archbishop Elpidophoros comes to America, the first thing that’s going to happen is his enthronement on June 22. Yet that word, “enthronement,” can be confusing. After all, a bishop isn’t a king. Why does he need to be enthroned? The Church is a body. And just like different organs perform different functions in the body, the Church is made up of people with different talents and responsibilities. Read More