Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Participate in an Initiative to End Racism

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Participate in an Initiative to End Racism

GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INITIATIVE TO END RACISM NEW YORK – As our nation observes the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is proud to announce that it will participate in an ecumenical initiative to end racism. The process will begin in...

Read more
God is with Us

God is with Us

Listen to the 2016 Christmas Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America as he encourages and enlightens the faithful to the true meaning of Christmas. We no longer have a fear of tomorrow because God is with us. You can listen to the Radio Christmas Message in English or...

Read more
2016-2017 Digital Planner is Now Available

2016-2017 Digital Planner is Now Available

We are entering the season of new beginnings.  Are you getting ready to start the new school year?  Lists of school supplies and class schedules are being sent home and students are gearing up to learn.   But that’s not all.  Did you know September also starts the new Ecclesiastical...

Read more
Life at Ionian Village 2016

Life at Ionian Village 2016

Vartholomio, Greece – Ionian Village, the summer camp ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America in Greece, is having another very successful year and the campers report they “are having the best summer of their life.” Ionian Village operates from a beautiful seafront campsite on western Peloponnesus in Greece...

Read more
Making Communication Easier

Making Communication Easier

The Orthodox Software Initiative of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has been developed to aid the Archdiocese, Metropolises and Parishes access the easiest and most effective way to communicate with each other and directly with the Orthodox Faithful. In the following video, Effie Marie Smith talks about the Orthodox...

Read more
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Protests the Reading of Koran in Hagia Sophia

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Protests the Reading of Koran in Hagia Sophia

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America expresses its deepest regret for the unexpected and continuing daily reading of the Koran in Hagia Sophia. The United States, as well as Germany and Greece have already officially expressed very clear protests which emphasize verbatim: “We would encourage Turkey to preserve...

Read more
Holy and Great Council Will Take Place as Scheduled

Holy and Great Council Will Take Place as Scheduled

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE ON THE HOLY AND GREAT SYNOD NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has received today the text of an important announcement from the Ecumenical Patriarchate about the Holy and Great Synod of the Orthodox Church, which is presented below: ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE Communiqué...

Read more
Ecumenical Patriarch to Send Representatives to GOA Clergy-Laity Congress

Ecumenical Patriarch to Send Representatives to GOA Clergy-Laity Congress

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America was informed yesterday by a letter from His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew that Metropolitans Ambrosios of Korea and Nathanael of Kos and Nisyros will represent His All Holiness and the Ecumenical Patriarchate at the 43rd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress, to be...

Read more
Online Information on the Holy and Great Council Now Available

Online Information on the Holy and Great Council Now Available

ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE PROVIDES RESOURCES FOR HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL NEW YORK – An historic gathering for the Orthodox Christian Churches, the first of its kind in 1200 years, is being supported with both digital communications and a multilingual team of experts. A website, www.orthodoxcouncil.org, provides background information on the Holy...

Read more
GOA Expresses Sympathy for Serbian Orthodox Bretheren

GOA Expresses Sympathy for Serbian Orthodox Bretheren

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America expresses deep sorrow, concern and sympathy to our Serbian Orthodox brethren for the massive fire that destroyed yesterday evening the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sava in lower Manhattan. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America responding to the sad news of...

Read more
Great books by Robert Krantz for Holy Week

Great books by Robert Krantz for Holy Week

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog. The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education. Guide to Holy Week...

Read more
Great Easter Books for Kids

Great Easter Books for Kids

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog. The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education.    The Easter Story...

Read more