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.
  • Archdiocesan Council Receives Full Report on Financial Situation

    Press Office

    October 20, 2017

    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, under the chairmanship of Archbishop Demetrios of America, convened at New York’s Marriott Marquis Hotel for its regularly scheduled fall meeting Oct. 19-20. Read More

  • Announcement of the Holy Eparchial Synod

    Holy Eparchial Synod

    October 19, 2017

    The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened its regular meeting at the Synodal chamber of the Holy Archdiocese in New York on October 18 and 19, 2017, presided by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Geron of America with the participation of all the members of the Synod. Read More

  • Orthodox Bishops and Oriental Orthodox Bishops to hold Annual Prayer Service for the United Nations

    Press Office

    October 17, 2017

    The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States (Assembly of Bishops) and of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches (SCOOCH) will celebrate the 10th Annual Prayer Service for the United Nations on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Chairman of the Assembly of Bishops, will preside over the service. Read More

  • Annual Staff Development Seminar of the Direct Archdiocesan District

    Press Office

    October 17, 2017

    The 2017 annual Staff Development Seminar, organized by the Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education, will be held Tuesday, November 7 (Election Day), at St. Demetrios High School in Astoria. The Seminar aims at offering in-service training to teachers who serve in the District’s Greek-American day schools as well as the Greek afternoon/Saturday schools. Read More

  • Professional Development Seminar 2017

    Education Office ­ Direct Archdiocesan District

    October 13, 2017

    The Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will present its annual Staff Development Seminar on November 7, 2017. Read More

  • Family Ministry Conference

    Center for Family Care

    October 13, 2017

    The Center for Family Care of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, in conjunction with the host parish of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church of Canonsburg, Pa., held its second Family Ministry Conference, “The Orthodox Family in a Changing World,” on September 20-23. Sixty participants –including clergy, mental-health professionals, ministry leaders, and devoted laypersons– from across the Archdiocese and other Orthodox jurisdictions attended. The conference’ s overall objective was to offer perspectives that support family ministry geared to the needs of Orthodox families and communities. Read More

  • September-October 2017 Orthodox Observer

    Orthodox Observer

    October 13, 2017

    September-October 2017 Edition of the Orthodox Observer of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Read More

  • IOCC and Apostoli Expand Aid Effort to Greek Families Facing Historic Crisis

    World News

    October 12, 2017

    In response to continued food insecurity in Greece, the Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc., announced a new $1 million challenge gift to International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) to expand its programs, implemented in partnership with Apostoli, the humanitarian organization of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Athens, to offer sustainable access to safe and nutritious food for children, families, and the elderly, and providing relief to refugees. Read More

  • Former Vice President Joe Biden Visits Archbishop Demetrios

    Press Office

    October 12, 2017

    The former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden visited yesterday evening His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America in his office at the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese. Read More

  • Public Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Oct. 12-24, 2017

    Schedule

    October 11, 2017

    Public Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Oct. 12-24, 2017 Read More

  • Archdiocese Releases Information on its Financial Situation

    Press Office

    October 10, 2017

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America releases below a “Statement on the Archdiocesan Financial Situation” and a “Message from Archbishop Demetrios." Read More

  • Work at it with All Your Heart: Stewardship Sermon 2018

    Stewardship Ministries

    October 5, 2017

    Some are blessed to follow a career path to a life’s work bringing satisfaction. Others may work in a position that may not appear to be spiritually or emotionally fulfilling. In whatever type of work we find ourselves, our work can become sacred when we dedicate it to God. In the words of Mother Theresa, “Wherever God has put you, that is your vocation. It is not what we do, but how much love we put into it.” Read More

  • Family Ministry Conference Held: The Orthodox Family in a Changing World

    Press Office

    October 5, 2017

    he Center for Family Care of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, in conjunction with the host parish of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church of Canonsburg, Pa., held its second Family Ministry Conference, “The Orthodox Family in a Changing World,” on September 20-23. Read More

  • Archbishop Demetrios Visits National Braille Press Receives First Copies of Books for Orthodox, Ever Published in Braille

    Press Office

    October 5, 2017

    Archbishop Demetrios visited the National Braille Press. During the visit he received the first copies of Speaking to God, My Orthodox Prayerbook, and the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom printed in Braille by the National Braille Press for the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Read More

  • 2017-2018 Annual School Mailings

    Education Office ­ Direct Archdiocesan District

    October 4, 2017

    Encyclicals, letters, forms, and other documents that have been mailed to the parochial day & afternoon schools of the District for the 2017-2018 school year. Read More

  • Prayers for the Victims in Las Vegas

    Press Office

    October 2, 2017

    Upon hearing of last night’s unspeakable mass shooting in Las Vegas and the senseless loss of life of innocent people, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America. expresses with deep sorrow and great pain condolences to the families and friends of the victims. Read More

  • Published Reports about Missing Funds are False

    Press Office

    September 28, 2017

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America wishes to inform the faithful that information published today in the Greek-American Newspaper Ethnikos Kirix stating that “fifteen million dollars are missing from the St. Nicholas Fund,” is completely false. Read More

  • President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades Visits Archbishop Demetrios of America

    Press Office

    September 22, 2017

    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America welcomed yesterday evening, September 21, at the Archdiocese Headquarters, the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, who is visiting New York for the United Nations General Assembly. Read More

  • National Philoptochos Society Children's Medical Fund

    Families

    September 22, 2017

    The National Philoptochos Society’s sixteenth biennial Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon, held under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, and the blessing of Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey, is being hosted by the Metropolis of New Jersey Philoptochos and will take place on November 11, 2017, at The Venetian in Garfield, New Jersey. Read More