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Pre-Lenten Clergy Retreat

On February 7th and 8th, over 60 priests from the Direct Archdiocesan District gathered at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, Long Island, for a Pre Lenten retreat Full Article »

Parochial School Grant

The Parochial Schools of the D.A.D. were afforded the opportunity to submit a proposal to be reviewed by the Chancellor and the Chairman of the District’s Finance Committee for consideration in receiving a portion of the $10,000 grant made available to them for the current academic year of 2016-2017. Full Article »

2016 Oratorical Festival

The District would like to congratulate Miss Christina Hanos (D.A.D. Senior Division Finalist) and Mr. Nikiforos Papadopoulos (D.A.D. Junior Division Finalist) for representing the D.A.D. at the National Saint John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival this past June 10-12, at the Parish of St. Nektarios in Charlotte, NC. Full Article »

2016 D.A.D. Clergy-Laity Assembly Election Results

The Election Results for the 2016 D.A.D. Clergy-Laity Assembly which took place on Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Holy Trinity Church in New Rochelle, NY, are as follows: Full Article »

31st Annual Church Music Conference

During the weekend of November 13 – 15, 2015, the Direct Archdiocesan District Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians held its 31st Annual Church Music Conference at the Annunciation Church in New York City, NY. In addition to choir members from throughout the Direct Archdiocesan District, church musicians from six other Federations traveled from the following states to participate in the Federation Conference: Full Article »

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 »

Keynote Address By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

The love of the risen Christ has today assembled us in Constantinople, the sacred see of the Mother Church, during this joyous paschal period when Orthodox Christians, as happy human beings, “celebrate the eternal Pascha,” “the great Pascha, the Pascha of the faithful.” Full Article »

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops Paschal Message

This is the day of resurrection. Let us be illuminedby the feast. Let us embrace each other. Let us call "brothers" even those that hate us, and forgive all by the resurrection, and so let us cry: Christ is Risen from the Dead! (Doxastikon of Pascha) Pascha 2014 Full Article »

D.A.D. Seminarian Retreat

In early March, the first ever D.A.D Seminarian Retreat took place in eastern Long Island during Holy Cross' Spring Break. It ran from Sunday evening until Tuesday morning (3/9 - 3/11), of which the entire day Monday was hosted by All Saints Monastery. Full Article »

Bears from the Heart

GOYAns from around the Direct Archdiocesan District gathered at the Upper East Side's Ronald McDonald House to visit the residents and deliver teddy bears constructed by the GOYAns. The "Bears From the Heart" campaign just celebrated its sixth year Full Article »

2013 Christmas 'Angel Tree'

As part of a yearly tradition, the Archdiocesan staff members organized a Christmas 'Angel Tree' to benefit children from needy families in the NYC area. This year, the gifts were distributed to children in Harlem at the Christmas gathering organized by the Emmaus House. Full Article »


The Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians of the Direct Archdiocesan District held its 29th Annual Conference during the weekend of October 12th and 13th, hosted by Archangel Michael Church in Port Washington, NY. Church musicians from 15 Direct Archdiocesan District churches participated in the Conference whose theme was “Singing to the Lord with One Voice.’ Full Article »

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and Saint Nicholas Church ESTABLISH NATIONAL SHRINE AT GROUND ZERO

On Sunday, November 10, 2013, at a duly called parish assembly meeting of the St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero, a major step forward was taken. Full Article »

GOYA Day at Holiday Hill

Our annual kick-off event of the year, GOYA Day at Holiday Hill took place on September 21, 2013 in Prospect, CT. Full Article »

Passing of the Beloved Nicholas Sialmas

The beloved Nicholas Sialmas fell asleep in the Lord on Friday, September 27, 2013. The Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY, where, at 8:00 pm a Trisagion Service will take place. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 4, at 10:00 am at Kimisis Greek Orthodox Church, 140 South Grand Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY. Full Article »

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