The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross

The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross

September 14, 2015 The Universal Exaltation of  The Precious and Life-Giving Cross   Exalted today, the Cross sanctifies the ends of the earth, and the Church is renewed in the Resurrection. (Hymn of Vespers)   To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents...

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3 Great Orthodox Christian Books for Middle and Junior High Students

3 Great Orthodox Christian Books for Middle and Junior High Students

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.   All items featured...

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Archbishop Demetrios Attends Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor Rev. Clementa Pinckney

Archbishop Demetrios Attends Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor Rev. Clementa Pinckney

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, attended today, Jun. 26, 2015, the funeral service for South Carolina State Sen. Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was slain last Wednesday with eight others, inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. Archbishop Demetrios attended...

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Ionian Village Celebrates 45 Years of Youth Ministry

Ionian Village Celebrates 45 Years of Youth Ministry

Vartholomio, GREECE – On June 23, Ionian Village, the international summer camping ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, began its celebratory 45th Anniversary Summer. Founded in the 1960’s through the vision of the late Archbishop Iakovos, Ionian Village first summer of camping ministry was in 1970 under the leadership...

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Archbishop Demetrios to Attend Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor

Archbishop Demetrios to Attend Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, will travel to Charleston, S.C. tomorrow Friday Jun. 26, 2015, to attend the funeral of State Sen. Rev. Clementa Pinckney who was among the nine victims killed by a gunman last Wednesday inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in...

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Response to Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Response to Pope Francis’ Climate Encyclical

NEW YORK – TIME magazine website published today an exclusive article outlining the response of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the Climate Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis Laudato Si’, presented this morning at the Vatican. The article starts with the words of His All-Holiness as follows: In a series of seminars organized...

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Hellenic College Holy Cross 73rd Commencement Honors and Celebrates the Legacy of Retiring President, Reverend Nicholas Triantafilou

Hellenic College Holy Cross 73rd Commencement Honors and Celebrates the Legacy of Retiring President, Reverend Nicholas Triantafilou

Brookline, MA – The 73rd Commencement weekend at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology was both celebratory and reflective as members of the Holy Eparchial Synod, dignitaries, donors, friends, and family of the Reverend Nicholas C. Triantafilou gathered to pay tribute to him for 15 years of...

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Retiring Hellenic College Holy Cross president, the Reverend Nicholas C. Triantafilou, honored at the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel

Retiring Hellenic College Holy Cross president, the Reverend Nicholas C. Triantafilou, honored at the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel

Brookline, MA – On Friday evening, May 15, members of the Holy Eparchial Synod, dignitaries, donors, friends, and family from around the United States and North America gathered to pay tribute to the Reverend Nicholas C. Triantafilou for his 15 years of stellar leadership as president of Hellenic College Holy...

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Archbishop Demetrios Presides over the Consecration of Saint Sophia Cathedral in the Nation’s Capital

Archbishop Demetrios Presides over the Consecration of Saint Sophia Cathedral in the Nation’s Capital

WASHINGTON – The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sophia in the Nation’s Capital was consecrated yesterday, Sunday, May 10, 2015, with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presiding and more than a thousand people in attendance. The Order of the Consecration began in the morning following the Orthros (Matins) with the...

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Ministry Updates from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Ministry Updates from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

NEW YORK — Your Ministry Updates is a series of videos that highlights the work of  the Archdiocesan Ministries and its Institutions. This project comes to you from the Department of Administration in association with Greek Orthodox Telecommunications.   The Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Endowment Fund has graciously afforded this wonderful...

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HCHC Announces Election of New President

HCHC Announces Election of New President

Following a rigorous search process that began in October 2014, the Board of Trustees of Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (HCHC) today, May 1, 2015, voted unanimously to elect the V. Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos as the next president of the institution, in succession...

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowship to work at the United Nations

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowship to work at the United Nations

NEW YORK – The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces its Faith-Based Diplomacy & Advocacy Initiative. The Initiative establishes a total of four (2 for 2015-2016 and 2 for 2016-2017) yearlong Archdiocesan fellowships at the United Nations. All Orthodox Christian graduate and post-graduate...

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