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.
  • Ionian Village recovers from devastating tornado, to launch Summer 2017 Camping Programs

    Press Office

    June 23, 2017

    Following a massive and devastating tornado that struck its’ campgrounds in Greece last fall, Ionian Village has begun its 2017 summer camping programs with the popular trip for young adults, Spiritual Odyssey. Read More

  • Public Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, June 23-30, 2017

    Schedule

    June 22, 2017

    Public Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, June 23-30, 2017 Read More

  • Publication of Official List of Candidates Eligible for Election to the Office of Metropolitan or Auxiliary Bishop

    Press Office

    June 22, 2017

    In accordance with Article 14 of the Charter of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the pertinent Regulations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (Advisory and Consultative Role in Hierarchical Elections) and in light of the vacancy in the Holy Metropolis of Chicago, the Archdiocese publishes the list of candidates eligible for election to the Office of Metropolitan or Auxiliary Bishop. Read More

  • Family Ministry Conference to be held September 20-23, 2017 in Pittsburgh

    Press Office

    June 20, 2017

    The Center for Family Care of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese will host its second family ministry conference, The Orthodox Family in a Changing World, in an effort to explore critical issues in the family life-cycle and practical methods to address them in the parish and the home. Read More

  • Soak Up the Son: Week 4

    Center for Family Care

    June 19, 2017

    We offer back to God the gifts he gave us. Everything we have is a gift from God—our money, our family, our homes, our talents, etc. We are called to be good stewards of these gifts and offer them back to God for the good of all of His children. Read More

  • The 2017 Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek Scheduled for June 19

    Press Office

    June 15, 2017

    The 2017 Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek administered by the Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education will take place Monday, June 19, from 1:15 - 4:15 p.m. Read More

  • It is Finished

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    June 15, 2017

    Even though "Be the Bee" is coming to an end, this is just the beginning of Y2AM's life-changing work. Together, we can find Christ at work in our lives and move towards His Kingdom. Read More

  • Thirty-Fourth St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival held in Massachusetts

    Press Office

    June 15, 2017

    The Metropolis of Boston and Annunciation Church hosted this year’s 34th annual St. John Chrysostom National Oratorical Festival the weekend of June 9-11, 2017 Read More

  • Soak Up the Son: Week 3

    Center for Family Care

    June 13, 2017

    On June 11, the Orthodox Church commemorates the Sunday of All Saints, which honors the eternal memory of every man, woman, and child, throughout the ages, that “finished the race” having “fought the good fight” and received “the crown of righteousness” (2 Timothy 4:7–8). The list of saints includes names both known and unknown, a reminder of the high calling to holiness for each of us by our baptism and chrismation. Read More

  • Fatherhood: A Time of Joy and Wonder

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    June 13, 2017

    Many things in life come in stages, and fatherhood is one of them. My life as a father began in 1996 with the birth of our first child, Tatiana. The day she came into the world was one of the most glorious days of my life. I experienced a feeling that I never had before, and I gained a perspective that had been absent from my life until that point. I had read about the love of God the Father for His children, but now I was experiencing it firsthand. Read More

  • Public Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, June 8-17, 2017

    Schedule

    June 8, 2017

    Public Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, June 8-17, 2017 Read More

  • What Young People Need from the Church (with Andja & Maria)

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    June 8, 2017

    What do young people need from the Church? Let's ask them! Andja and Maria, high school seniors and the hosts of the "Orthodox Life Hacks" podcast, join Steve to reflect on ministry for, with, and by young people. Read More

  • Soak Up the Son: Week 2

    Center for Family Care

    June 5, 2017

    On Sunday, June 4, we celebrate Pentecost. Take time to learn to chant the apolytikion/troparion to sing during the feast and through the Apodosis (Leave-Taking) of Pentecost on Saturday, June 10. Read More

  • Archdiocese Mourns the Falling Asleep in the Lord of Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago

    Press Office

    June 3, 2017

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is mourning the passing of Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, 89, who fell asleep in the Lord last night, June 2, 2017, at Chicago’s Weiss Memorial Hospital following a short illness. Read More

  • Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago Falls Asleep in the Lord

    Press Office

    June 2, 2017

    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America announces with a heavy heart and deep sorrow the passing of Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, 89, who fell asleep in the Lord this evening, June 2, 2017, at Chicago’s Weiss Memorial Hospital following a short illness. Read More

  • Praxis 2017 Volume 16 Issue 3

    Department of Religious Education (DRE)

    June 1, 2017

    The theme of this issue of PRAXIS is a timely focus on “Sacred Childhood” following the designation of 2017 as the Year of Protection of the Sacredness of Childhood by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. In his proclamation on the feast of the Nativity of Christ, he affirms the need for this emphasis and our calling to “respect the identity and sacredness of childhood” Read More

  • To Preserve and Restore the Cultural Heritage in Occupied Areas of Cyprus

    Press Office

    June 1, 2017

    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America received yesterday the visit of His Grace Bishop Christoforos of Karpasia (Cyprus) who is visiting the United States in a mission to save the cultural heritage of Cyprus and Orthodoxy in the occupied areas of Cyprus. Read More

  • Signs of the Kingdom (with Katrina Bitar)

    Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)

    June 1, 2017

    Feeding a hungry person doesn't "fix" hunger: that person will feel hungry again. So what's the point of helping those in need? Read More

  • Public Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, June 1-17, 2017

    Schedule

    June 1, 2017

    Public Schedule of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, June 1-17, 2017 Read More

  • Not Afraid To Talk About...Poison

    Center for Family Care

    June 1, 2017

    The word pornography is scary. No, the word porn is dirty. Even in its shortened form, porn is just a word–a word that simply describes something that is demeaning, causes objectification, makes us feel funny, drives the largest slavery operation in the history of the world, and changes the ways we think and act. Porn, simply put, is poison. Read More