• Archbishop Elpidophos Offers Agiasmos for the New School Year at St. Demetrios School in Astoria

    NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidoforos of America, celebrated the Service of Agiasmos for the new academic year at Saint Demetrios Greek American Day School in Astoria, NY. Read More

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    Archbishop Elpidophoros Participates in Orthodoxy on Tap - NYC

    NEW YORK – On Thursday, September 19, 2019, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros participated in Orthodoxy on Tap - NYC. The event took place at Pier A Restaurant in Battery Park, where a hundred Orthodox young adults and professionals from various backgrounds welcomed him. Read More

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    Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA meet with Archbishop Elpidophoros

    NEW YORK – Archbishop Elpidophoros received Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA at the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Read More

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    Executive Committee of the Assembly of Bishops Recommits to Orthodox Unity in the USA

    The Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America met today, under the chairmanship of Archbishop Elpidophoros, to discuss the state of Orthodox Christian unity in the USA. Recognizing the challenges in global Orthodoxy, the jurisdictional representatives reiterated their commitment to the local faithful of America and rededicated themselves to fulfilling the call for canonical normalcy and pastoral unity on contemporary issues. Read More

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    Archbishop Receives D.A.D. Executive Board of the Federation of Church Musicians

    NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros met with the Direct Archdiocesan District Executive Board of the Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians on Monday, September 16, in his office at the Archdiocese. Members of the Executive Board are Mrs. Anna Dounelis, President; Mr. Theodore Brakatselos, Vice-President; Mrs. Irini Kapareliotis, Treasurer; Mrs. Fay Pavlidis, Mrs. Peggy Stilianos, Public Relations Office, and V. Rev. Archimandrite Chrysostomos Gilbert, Spiritual Advisor. Read More

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    Conclusions from Pan-Orthodox Meeting on Homelessness

    On Friday, September 13, 2019, ten Pan-Orthodox organizations concluded a vibrant and productive meeting on the crisis of homelessness. The twenty experts arrived at the following common multi-faceted understanding Read More

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    Dimitrios Kaloidis, an exemplary Christian, has left us for the heavenly abodes

    NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America received with sadness the news of the passing of one of the distinguished sons of the Church, an exemplary Christian, faithful to the Hellenic traditions, a bearer of the true Orthodox phronema and an Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Read More

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    Archiepiscopal Encyclical for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

    As we commemorate this most blessed Feast of the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross, we sing as an exclamation of faith and a witness of the Gospel to all the world, “The Cross is raised on high, and urges all the creation to sing the praises of the undefiled Passion of Him who was lifted high upon it.” (Hymn of Vespers) Today, as Orthodox Christians we raise high the Cross as an emblem of victory and an invincible shield. We raise high the Cross of Christ our Lord, proclaiming the salvation that has come through Him. We raise high the Cross, affirming that God’s love for us is greater than the power of death. And in raising high the Cross, we raise up Christ so that all the world may see our Resurrected Lord and believe. Read More

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    Pan-Orthodox Ministries on Homelessness Convened

    NEW YORK – A two-day meeting of Orthodox Christian organizations working with people who experience homelessness commenced today at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The meeting, hosted by the Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, which is also responsible for social issues, seeks to produce a common understanding from an Orthodox Christian perspective. It will also provide recommendations to the Assembly of Bishops on the situation, which effects a significant percentage of the population. Read More

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