• 2017 FAITH Scholarship for Academic Excellence Application Now Available

    College Students / OCF

    April 24, 2017

    The 2017 FAITH Scholarship for Academic Excellence application period has opened. The application, along with applicant criteria and instructions, can be downloaded from the FAITH website at: thefaithendowment.org/scholarships. All applications must be submitted by June 30, 2017. Read More

  • Cathedral in Atlanta Raises $11,500 for Humanitarian Relief in Greece, Cyprus

    National Philoptochos Society

    March 23, 2017

    It has been five years since National Philoptochos announced its Appeal for the Welfare of the People of Greece. The severe economic crisis not only caused food shortages and lack of housing, but also affected the spiritual and emotional welfare of our brothers and sisters in Greece and Cyprus. Read More

  • HCHC Seniors’ Get-Acquainted Visit to Headquarters

    Orthodox Observer

    March 19, 2017

    NEW YORK – Eighteen Masters of Divinity seniors from HCHC took part in the annual seminars and orientation at Archdiocese headquarters in mid-February where they heard presentations from the various department heads and representatives of auxiliary organizations of the Church. Read More

  • Archbishop Demetrios Honored for 50 Years of Episcopal Ministry


    March 17, 2017

    SAN DIEGO – Archbishop Demetrios was honored in various instances during the four-day of the 2017 Folk Dance and Choral Festival. This year marks the “Golden Anniversary” for the Archbishop since his consecration as a bishop in the Greek Orthodox Church. He was ordained to the episcopacy on Sept. 17, 1967. Read More

  • Archon Leaders Visit Church of St. Iakovos in Valparaiso, Indiana


    March 4, 2017

    The Metropolis of Chicago Regional Commanders of the Greek Orthodox Order of Saint Andrew (Archons) Gus Pablecas and John Manos will be visiting St. Iakovos Greek Orthodox Church, in Valparaiso, on Sunday, February 26. Following Sunday Services, beginning around 11:30 a.m, they will make a presentation concerning Indiana Senate Resolution 2, which is currently making its way through the Indiana State Senate. As part of this presentation, the Regional Commanders will also cover the Five Core Issues facing the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Read More

  • St. Photios Shrine, ‘Go to All Nations’ Brunch Reception Hosted at OCMC

    St. Photios Shrine

    March 2, 2017

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – As part of the celebration of the Feast Day of St. Photios, the Orthodox Christian Mission Center held a “Go to All Nations” brunch reception on Feb. 6 at the OCMC headquarters. Read More

  • Archons continue witness and service as Defenders of the Faith


    March 2, 2017

    Throughout the Archdiocese of America, Archons of the Order of Saint Andrew have demonstrated their role as 'Defenders of the Faith' and organized several symposiums and presentations advocating for basic human rights and religious freedom for the Mother Church of Constantinople and the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. Read more about the Order of St. Andrew's activities across the country Read More

  • Leadership–100 Convenes Annual Conference

    Leadership 100

    February 9, 2017

    MANALAPAN, Fla.– The 26th Annual Leadership 100 Conference convened Feb. 9-12 with a record attendance of 450 members and guests, Chairman George S. Tsandikos announced, calling it “one of our most successful annual conferences ever.” Read More

  • Executive Committee Approves $2.6 Million in Grants

    Leadership 100

    February 8, 2017

    MANALAPAN, Fla. – The Leadership 100 Executive Committee, meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 8, one day prior to Conference, awarded the following grants. Read More

  • Communiqué: Forum on Modern Slavery Held at the Phanar

    Orthodox Observer

    February 6, 2017

    ISTANBUL – Under the auspices of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, a Forum on Modern Slavery, co-sponsored by the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Church of England, took place in Istanbul from Feb. 6–7. Read More