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.
  • Parish Leadership Series

    Hellenic College Holy Cross

    June 20, 2021

    A series of 1-hour presentations on various aspects of parish leadership. Each 1-hour talk is offered with natural 15-minute sections to permit parish councils and ministry leaders to watch all or part of each video as time allows. In addition, each presentation is edited to provide a number of short, informative, inspirational "LEADERSHIP MOMENTS" to be shared among parish leadership to open meetings and to share on social media. Read More

  • Homily at the Divine Liturgy of Pentecost

    Homily

    June 20, 2021

    In the Lauds of this morning’s Matins, we chanted the following phrase in praise of Pentecost: Ξένον ἄκουσμα, ξένον θέαμα, πῦρ διαιρούμενον εἰς νομὰς χαρισμάτων. Read More

  • Rangos Foundation Matching IOCC Gifts to Greece Up to $100,000

    GOARCH Affiliates and Organizations

    June 19, 2021

    Now through June 20, 2021, IOCC co-founder Mr. John G. Rangos Sr is matching all gifts to IOCC that support our programs in Greece, up to $100,000! Ensure your gift is matched today: http://iocc.org/greecematch21 Read More

  • Metropolis of Chicago Parish Festival Calendar

    News Release

    June 18, 2021

    The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago is pleased to share a list of upcoming parish festivals held across the Metropolis! The calendar will be updated frequently as more parishes submit information. Read More

  • AHEPA Provides $10,000 Grant to its Newest Program - AHEPAHistory.org

    GOARCH Affiliates and Organizations

    June 18, 2021

    Supreme President George G. Horiates announced that AHEPA’s newest project, created in preparation of the AHEPA Centennial, received a special grant from monies raised by the Supreme Lodge. The program was rolled out earlier this year by the Bergen Knights chapter of Tenafly, NJ. Read More

  • Saints Constantine and Helen Brooklyn Cathedral Becomes Founding Member, Pushing Donations Over $10 Million Mark

    Orthodox Observer

    June 18, 2021

    Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Brooklyn, New York has become the first parish in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America to undertake the all-important and sacred mission of promoting and defending the Ecumenical Patriarchate by donating $100,000 to become a FOUNDING MEMBER of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Foundation. This extraordinary and generous gesture of sacrificial love puts the total amount of donations above the ten-million-dollar mark. Read More

  • St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine Holy Altar Takes Shape

    News Release

    June 18, 2021

    The Holy Altar of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center has begun to take shape. Follow the progress at www.StNicholasWTC.org Read More

  • Archiepiscopal Encyclical for Father’s Day

    Encyclical

    June 17, 2021

    This Father’s Day, which auspiciously falls on Holy Pentecost, I am writing to every member of our Sacred Archdiocese, on behalf of a very special group of “fathers” in the Church — our clergy. Their dedication and devotion to the ministry of their flocks is worthy of every token of gratitude, but also of the support they merit for their years of service. Read More

  • “How-to” Green Your Parish, Episode 9: Creation and Monasticism

    Department of Inter­-Orthodox Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations

    June 17, 2021

    This week’s “How-to” Green Your Parish episode features Hieromonk Michael on “Creation and Monasticism.” Read More

  • Communiqué of the Holy Eparchial Synod

    Holy Eparchial Synod

    June 16, 2021

    Today, June 16, 2021, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America convened the Holy Eparchial Synod via video conference for a regularly scheduled meeting. Read More

  • Nurturing Independence in Families with Disabilities Webinar

    Center for Family Care

    June 15, 2021

    Panelists will offer their personal and professional lessons learned in a discussion of what healthy independence might look like in families with disabilities, including: the importance of helping each person grow more independent, with attention to their unique gifts and developmental trajectory, advice for keeping expectations for independence realistic and hopeful, and suggestions for practical communication and physical supports. Read More

  • Proactive Youth Formation Webinar

    GOARCH Affiliates and Organizations

    June 15, 2021

    Learn about the special program of Youth formation taking place at both Project Mexico and St. Innocent Orphanage with Fr. Demetrios Andrews during the Proactive Youth Formation Webinar on June 17th at 7PM EST. Read More

  • OCF Summer Headliner

    GOARCH Affiliates and Organizations

    June 15, 2021

    We want to be able to connect all Orthodox college students with the opportunities OCF offers for them to grow closer to Christ. See the whole newsletter here for all things OCF this summer. Read More

  • Soak Up the Son - Go Forth: Week One

    Center for Family Care

    June 15, 2021

    It's time once again to Soak Up the Son! Join us this summer as we focus on our calling to "Go Forth" as apostles in the world. This isn’t an invitation for a select few; we are all called to share the light of Christ and this summer we will explore how we can do that. Read More

  • New Metropolis Center in Metropolis of Chicago Update

    News Release

    June 15, 2021

    The Metropolis of Chicago has issued an update on its efforts to sell the Burton Place Property and its plan to secure a new Metropolis Center. Read More

  • Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Supports Young Learners in the Greek Diaspora With StaEllinika’s New Mythology Course

    Department of Greek Education

    June 15, 2021

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will offer new Greek mythology courses to students in the United States thanks to Staellinika, an initiative of the General Secretariate for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad (GSPDGA) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre For Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University (SFU) . Read More

  • Ready. Set. EXCLAIM! Labor Day Weekend YAL Conference 2021 in Phoenix, AZ

    News Release

    June 15, 2021

    Are you ready to Exclaim your faith? Then the Young Adult League (YAL) Conference over Labor Day Weekend 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona is where you need to be! Read More

  • St. Photios Shrine Holds Reverse Raffle

    St. Photios Shrine

    June 15, 2021

    In 2020, as part of our modified Greek Landing Day observance, St. Photios Shrine introduced a “Reverse Raffle” to assist in the fundraising goals in light of the global pandemic. This year, based on the complete success of that event, there will be second Reverse Raffle to benefit our beloved Saint Photios National Shrine. Read More

  • Keep Them Connected! Help Our Graduates from the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco Stay Connected to the Church

    News Release

    June 15, 2021

    Are you graduating? Are you a young adult moving away from home? Do you have a son, daughter, or grandchild graduating from High School? Read More

  • Metropolis of San Francisco Church Music Ministry Offers Scholarships for 2021

    News Release

    June 15, 2021

    The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco Church Music Federation Ministry is pleased to once again offer eight (8) Frank Desby and Xenia Anton Desby Memorial Music Scholarships of up to $500 each for Metropolis church musicians in 2021. Read More