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.
  • Homily on the Fourteenth Sunday of Luke

    Homily

    January 24, 2021

    I am very happy to be back in New Haven – with you, the devout faithful of the Saint Basil community. While we have not reached the end of the pandemic yet, we are slowly getting closer, as the vaccines are becoming more and more available. Read More

  • Fr. George Livanos Interviews with the Orthodox Observer

    Orthodox Observer

    January 22, 2021

    In an interview with the Orthodox Observer, Fr. George Livanos sat down to talk about his project "Soul Food For Life," and terminal cancer during the pandemic. Read More

  • Halki Summit IV to focus on COVID-19 and Climate Change, Jan 26–28

    GOA News Release

    January 21, 2021

    The Ecumenical Patriarchate will present a series of three webinars in its fourth Halki Summit, entitled, "COVID-19 and Climate Change: Living with and Learning from a Pandemic". Halki Summit IV sessions will be held as three Zoom webinars on January 26–28, 2021 from 8:00–9:30pm EST each day. Read More

  • The National Prayer Service for The Fifty-Ninth Presidential Inaugural

    GOA News Release

    January 21, 2021

    At the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service: Almighty God, shower Your blessings upon our President, Joe Biden & our Vice President, Kamala Harris. Grant unto them wisdom, grace, and fortitude to lead our Nation to a brighter, safer, and more healthful future for all Americans. Read More

  • His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros MLK Day Message 2021

    Video

    January 20, 2021

    The wounds of centuries of slavery have not been fully overcome simply because there was a Civil War, or because there was Reconstruction, or when the Voting Rights Act was signed. Justice takes hard work over generations, and as Christians, we are called to that work. #MLKDay Read More

  • Rethinking Divorce: 10 Strategies that Can Help

    Center for Family Care

    January 19, 2021

    If you’re currently in an unhappy marriage, let me say that it’s not impossible to reverse course and reclaim the love, intimacy and happiness that you’ve lost along the way. Even though it may seem impossible, it’s not. You actually have two choices; divorce or resolve to try and save the marriage. Read More

  • His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros to Offer Prayer at Virtual Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service

    GOARCH Administration

    January 19, 2021

    Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has been invited by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to offer prayer at the Virtual Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service. The Service will be held on Thursday, January 21, at 10:00 AM ET. Then-President Joe Biden will join the virtual event hosted by the Washington National Cathedral, and the service will be live-streamed Read More

  • Live with the Louhs: Celebrating the Peacemakers

    Orthodox Observer

    January 19, 2021

    On this week's episode of "Live with the Louhs," a radio ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, Fr. Nicholas and his wife, Dr. Roxanne Louh, a Clinical Psychologist, will be speaking to two African American Orthodox Christian Priests, Fr. Paul Abernathy, a relative of the late Civil Rights icon, Ralph Abernathy and Fr. Martin Johnson, on their ministry, "The Neighborhood Resilience Project." Read More

  • IOCC Now Accepting Applications for Serv-X-Treme Youth Conferences

    GOARCH Affiliates and Organizations

    January 19, 2021

    Baltimore, Maryland (January, 2021) – International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has opened the application period for its popular youth leadership conference, Serv-X-Treme. Two week-long conferences are scheduled for July, with spots available for at-large applications and bishop-nominated participants. Read More

  • New Spring Course Offerings at Holy Cross

    Hellenic College Holy Cross

    January 19, 2021

    Students at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology have several new opportunities to broaden their intellectual and spiritual knowledge this spring semester by learning from distinguished visiting scholars. Read More

  • The Cathedral School Admissions

    Orthodox Observer

    January 19, 2021

    The Cathedral School is a Nursery (3 year old program), Pre K 4, and Kindergarten - 5th grade co- educational day school that offers a nurturing environment while preparing young minds for a rigorous academic education rooted in the principles of Hellenism. The curriculum integrates the most up to date educational methods while adhering to the ancient Greek tradition of paideia which views education as character formation, responsibility and the pursuit of excellence in all forms. Read More

  • His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros MLK Day Message 2021

    News Release

    January 18, 2021

    The wounds of centuries of slavery have not been fully overcome simply because there was a Civil War, or because there was Reconstruction, or when the Voting Rights Act was signed. Justice takes hard work over generations, and as Christians, we are called to that work. #MLKDay Read More

  • Webinar for PPP Parish Recovery Loans

    GOARCH Administration

    January 18, 2021

    COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on the Parishes of the Archdiocese including financial challenges. In December of 2020, the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Business, Nonprofits and Venues Act (Economic Aid Act) was enacted by Congress to provide for additional relief through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and a second round of PPP loans for those Parishes that obtained PPP loans under the CARES Act. The eligibility criteria and other factors have changed under the Economic Aid Act from what previously required to obtain PPP loans. Read More

  • Homily at the Divine Liturgy on the Twelfth Sunday of Saint Luke

    Homily

    January 17, 2021

    It is a great joy to be with you again, here in this dynamic community of Saint Nicholas, the largest parish in our Holy Archdiocese. This is a thriving church that has worked diligently to pass through this season of the pandemic with best practices in order to keep the life and education programs of the parish as vibrant as possible. You are all to be congratulated for your dedication and commitment to keeping the traditions of this wonderful community alive. Read More

  • Book of Homilies and Addresses of Archbishop Elpidophoros of America Now Available

    GOA News Release

    January 15, 2021

    Faith in the Time of Covid-19, Homilies and Addresses of Elpidophoros Lambriniadis, Archbishop of America, Great Lent-Pascha 2020, a new book containing the pastoral messages of Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the spiritual leader of Greek Orthodox Christians in the United States, is now available on Amazon. Read More

  • Faith in the Time of Covid-19

    Publication

    January 14, 2021

    Faith in the Time of Covid-19, Homilies and Addresses of Elpidophoros Lambriniadis, Archbishop of America, contains the pastoral messages of Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the spiritual leader of Greek Orthodox Christians in the United States. Offered during the difficult year of the pandemic, when Churches were forced to close and worship turned “virtual”, these reflections are both historical and heartening. Read More

  • Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Interview in "Vima" (Greek Newspaper): Full Interview

    GOA News Release

    January 13, 2021

    Ecumenical Patriarch opened his heart and spoke about the autocephaly of the Church of Ukraine, the pandemic and its deniers. He declared that he will be vaccinated, doing it as an act of responsibility to his fellow human beings, and urged young people to be in solidarity. Read More

  • Igniting the Flame of True Orthodox Christian Stewardship Session II

    Stewardship Ministries

    January 12, 2021

    Learn empirically proven strategies to better engage parishioners and increase stewardship results. This Igniting The Flame of True Christian Stewardship program with Bill Marianes will inform, equip and inspire a more effective parish Stewardship Ministry, leading to a transformative way of living our calling as Orthodox Christians. Read More

  • 2021 Liturgical Guide Book Now Available

    Orthodox Observer

    January 11, 2021

    The Liturgical Guide Book published by the National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians identifies the hymns that are sung, especially noting changes, in the Divine Liturgy on Sunday and other select feasts for the ecclesiastical year. It also includes a bibliography of liturgical music, recordings, and other music resources. This resource is very useful for chanters, choirs, and parish offices. Read More

  • Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Homily at the Divine Liturgy on the Sunday after the Holy Theophany

    Homily

    January 10, 2021

    Our rejoicing in the Holy Epiphany of our Lord is not yet complete, and I am delighted to share the Sunday after Theophany with you at this beloved parish of Saint John the Baptist. Read More