• The Ladies of the Philoptochos Board were present at the Archdiocesan Chapel of St. Paul on Tuesday, September 22nd, for the Affirmation of Oath Service with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios.
  • Fall 2015 D.A.D. Seminarians
    His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasiane visits with the Seminarians of the District who are studying at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology this Fall Semester.

District News

2014 Parish Total Commitment

We would like to acknowledge the following parishes of our District for having fulfilled their 2014 Total Commitment on time Full Article »


More than 2,000 people gathered yesterday Oct. 18, 2014 at 130 Liberty Street, the new site for Saint Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center, for the historic event of the Blessing of the Ground and the symbolic “laying of the corner stone. Full Article »


The Archdiocesan District Office of Education is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Modern Greek Language Curriculum – Checkpoint B’ (Regents Level). The new Curriculum is the product of a long-term and fruitful collaboration of the Office of Education and the Institute of Modern Greek Studies (Manolis Triandaphyllidis Foundation) of the Aristotle University of Thessalonik Full Article »

Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at WTC

A Ground Blessing ceremony for the St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center is set for Saturday October 18, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Full Article »

GOYA Day at Holiday Hill

On September 20, 2014, over three hundred GOYAns and Advisors from parishes throughout New York and Connecticut gathered in Prospect, CT to celebrate the 8th Annual GOYA Day at Holiday Hill. Full Article »

New D.A.D. Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministries

The Direct Archdiocesan District announces the appointment of Panagiotis Papazafiropoulos as the new Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. He replaces Vincent Minucci who capably served in this capacity... Full Article »

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Upcoming Events

Parish Council Candidate Seminar
Archangel Michael Church - 100 Fairway Dr, Pt. Washington, NY 11050
Dec 1 6:30 pm
Parish Council Candidate Seminar
St. Sophia Cathedral - Washington, D.C. 20007
Dec 3 6:30 pm
Parish Council Candidate Seminar
Zoodohos Peghe Church - 3573 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx, NY 10461
Dec 5 9 am
Parish Council Candidate Seminar
Annunciation Church - 302 West 91st St, New York, NY 10024
Dec 5 9 am
D.A.D. Clergy-Laity Assembly
Holy Trinity Church - 10 Mill Rd, New Rochelle, NY 10804
Apr 2 9 am

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