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THE PRIME MINISTER OF GREECE VISITS THE CHURCH OF ST. NICHOLAS IN FLUSHING

The Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras visited yesterday and attended the Divine Liturgy at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas in Flushing, NY. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presided at the Divine Liturgy assisted by the parish priests. More than a thousand faithful were in attendance. Full Article »

Message from the Assembly of Bishops

Forty-three Hierarchs convened in the unity of our holy Orthodox faith, mindful of our responsibility to each other and to the whole Church as the Body of Christ. Full Article »

Archbishop Demetrios holds a Trisagion Service near Ground Zero

Archbishop Demetrios of America conducted a Trisagion (Memorial) Service to honor the memory of all those who tragically lost their lives twelve years ago during the terrorist attacks. The service was held Sept. 11, atop the foundation where the new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church will be rebuilt. Full Article »

Assembly of Bishops Encyclical

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America will convene for its fourth meeting on September 17 – 19, 2013. On this day, marked as “Assembly Sunday,” we ask all clergy and faithful throughout the lands of which the Assembly is composed to offer prayers for safe travel, fraternal dialogue, and furtherance of the work of our Lord Jesus Christ and His Holy Orthodox Church. Full Article »

Saint Demetrios in Merrick Suffers Major Fire

A fire caused by a lit candle in the narthex caused extensive damage to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Merrick, N.Y., late Friday, Aug. 9. Full Article »

St. Michael’s Home Expansion Plans

The Board of Trustees of St. Michael’s Home have announced the kick-off of a $20,000,000 Capital Fundraising Campaign designed to facilitate the purchase and rehabilitation of an 11 acre property located in Uniondale (Hempstead), NY. On the site is a 90,000 sq ft building which will be the new location for St. Michael’s Home Full Article »

THE COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION IN MODERN GREEK

The Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek will be given on Monday, June 17th, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. This examination is administered by the Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Full Article »

Η ΚΟΙΝΟΤΗΤΑ ΤΩΝ ΑΓΙΩΝ ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΥ ΚΑI ΕΛΕΝΗΣ ΥΠΟΔΕΧΘΗΚΕ ΤΟΝ ΑΡΧΙΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΟ ΙΕΡΩΝΥΜΟ

Η εορτάζουσα κοινότητα των Αγίων Κωνσταντίνου και Ελένης στο Brooklyn της Νέας Υόρκης είχε σήμερα τριπλή γιορτή. Πανηγύριζε την εορτή της εκκλησίας τους, γιόρταζε τα 100 χρόνια από την ίδρυσή της και υποδεχόταν για πρώτη φορά τον Προκαθήμενο της Εκκλησίας της Ελλάδος που την επισκέφθηκε και προεξήρχε της Πολυαρχιερατικής Θείας Λειτουργίας. Full Article »

HIS BEATITUDE ARCHBISHOP IERONYMOS VISITS THE GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA AND THE COMMUNITY OF ST. DEMETRIOS IN ASTORIA

“We have received a Hierarch, who with love that has no limits, has applied in full the teachings of the Apostle Paul as a witness of the Orthodox faith and of love,” stated His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America in welcoming the head of the Church of Greece to the Archdiocese. Full Article »

ARCHBISHOP IERONYMOS PRESIDES AT DIVINE LITURGY

Young students in traditional costumes and with flower bouquets in their arms, welcomed His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece, Sunday morning, May 19, 2013 as he arrived at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Manhattan for a hierarchical concelebration of the Divine Liturgy. Full Article »

D.A.D. Federation of Church Musician Scholarships

The Direct Archdiocesan District Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians established the Federation Scholarship Program for bona fide Federation members… the church musicians and their children. Full Article »

President Obama Issues Statement for Orthodox Christians

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is pleased to announce the receipt of a very significant message and greeting from the President of the United States, Barack Obama, and the First Lady Michelle Obama, on the occasion of Orthodox Pascha (Easter). Full Article »

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha

On this glorious Feast of Feasts filled with the brilliant light and exhilarating joy we find in the presence of our Risen Lord, I proclaim with you, Χριστός Ἀνέστη! Christ is Risen! Full Article »

ARCHBISHOP IERONYMOS WILL RECEIVE AN HONORARY DOCTORATE

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology will confer an Honorary Doctorate Degree to His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece, during its 2013 graduation ceremony, Saturday May 18. Full Article »

Letter from the Canonical Assembly of Bishops

We, the Members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, kindly bring to your attention the urgent and very serious plight of the Greek Orthodox and Syriac Orthodox Archbishops of Aleppo, Paul Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim, who were abducted this past week by “a terrorist group” in the village of Kfar Dael as they were carrying out humanitarian work. Full Article »

The Benefits of Going to Church

One of the most striking scientific discoveries about religion in recent years is that going to church weekly is good for you. Religious attendance — at least, religiosity — boosts the immune system and decreases blood pressure. Full Article »

Holy Eparchial Synod Issues Statement on the Boston Marathon Terrorist Attack

The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America issued the following statement on the barbaric attack at the Boston Marathon yesterday. Full Article »

Volunteers Assist Families Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

Students from Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology came from Boston to assist New York families affected by hurricane Sandy. Full Article »

The Christos and Georgia Trakatellis Fellowship Fund

The Chancellor’s Office of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is pleased to announce that applications are now available to apply for a Fellowship from The Christos and Georgia Trakatellis Fellowship Fund. This fund was set up in 2011 by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and his brother, Prof. Antonios Trakatellis, in memory of their parents, Christos and Georgia. Full Article »

Παρέλαση Ἐθνικῆς Ἀνεξαρτησίας

Γιά μιάν ἀκόμη φορά προσμένουμε μέ ἐνθουσιασμό καί χαρά τόν ὑπέροχο ἑορτασμό τῆς Ἡμέρας Ἑλληνικῆς Ἀνεξαρτησίας διά τῆς συμμετοχῆς μας στήν ἐτήσια παρέλαση ἐπί τῆς 5ης Λεωφόρου στό Μανχάτταν. Ἡ παρέλαση ἐφέτος θά γίνῃ στίς 7 Ἀπριλίου, καί θερμότατα προσκαλῶ καί παρακινῶ ὅλες τίς κοινότητες καί τούς ὀργανισμούς νά συμμετάσχετε πλήρως καί ἐνθουσιωδῶς σέ αὐτή τήν πολύ σημαντική ἐκδήλωση. Full Article »

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