Encyclical of the Holy Eparchial Synod on the Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas at Ground Zero

Encyclical of the Holy Eparchial Synod on the Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas at Ground Zero

To give them glory instead of ashes (Isaiah 61:3) To the Reverend Priests and Deacons The Presidents and Members of the Parishes Of the Greek Orthodox Communities Beloved Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, Χριστός Ἀνέστη! Christ is Risen! We, the Hierarchs who constitute the Holy Eparchial Synod of the...

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Archbishop Demetrios of America Issues Letter of Condolences for the Passing of Metropolitan Philip of the Antiochian Archdiocese

Archbishop Demetrios of America Issues Letter of Condolences for the Passing of Metropolitan Philip of the Antiochian Archdiocese

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, as Chairman of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, upon the falling asleep in the Lord of Metropolitan Philip (March 19, 2014), issued a letter of condolences to the faithful of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese, which...

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Synaxis of Primates of Orthodox Autocephalous Churches Concludes

Synaxis of Primates of Orthodox Autocephalous Churches Concludes

NEW YORK – The Ecumenical Patriarchate issued yesterday March 9, 2014, Sunday of Orthodoxy, a Communiqué upon the conclusion of the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches and released the official Message of the Hierarchs of the Synaxis. Following are both texts as released by the Ecumenical...

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Online Safety and Digital Citizenship Webinar

Online Safety and Digital Citizenship Webinar

Join us on January 21st at 1:30 (EST) for our inaugural webinar.  The topic will be Online Safety & Digital Citizenship! How can you keep your kids and your family safe in an ever-changing digital world? The explosion of social media and mobile technologies has made safety and privacy issues even...

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Archon Nicholas J. Bouras Falls Asleep in the Lord

Archon Nicholas J. Bouras Falls Asleep in the Lord

New York – Archbishop Demetrios of America announces with great sadness the falling asleep of a truly exceptional member of our Church, Archon Nicholas J. Bouras, on Sunday night, December 22, 2013. Archon Bouras was a member of the Executive Committee of the Archdiocesan Council, National Vice Commander of the...

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas

Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas

+ BARTHOLOMEW By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church: Grace, mercy, and peace from the Savior Christ, born in Bethlehem Beloved brothers and sisters, children in the Lord, “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given.”...

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Christmas message from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

Christmas message from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

This Christmas message can be heard in English and in Greek. In English: In Greek:

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Ecumenical Patriarchate Proclaimed Two New Saints

Ecumenical Patriarchate Proclaimed Two New Saints

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces to all the Orthodox faithful in America the decision of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Nov. 27, 2013. The Holy and Sacred Synod, in which His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America participated, entered in the...

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