Chicago Metropolis Philoptochos Holds Annual Retreat

Chicago Metropolis Philoptochos Holds Annual Retreat

Humility: The Key to the Kingdom   JUSTICE, IL: Over 165 members of the Metropolis of Chicago chapters of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society gathered Saturday at the Holy Cross Church in Justice for their annual Lenten Retreat. While many Christians observed the Easter holiday this weekend, for Orthodox...

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Get Connected with Philoptochos

Get Connected with Philoptochos

  Social Media is a quick and up-to-the-minute way to get your message across and to get timely information.  This is no exception for the National Philoptochos Society. Today, there are many ways to learn more about the wonderful work of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese philanthropic organization. Look for them in the following places: Philoptochos...

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Philoptochos Women in NY Feed the Hungry

Philoptochos Women in NY Feed the Hungry

Looking into the Eyes of Christ Philoptochos Women from New Rochelle, NY Feed the Hungry As part of the Feeding the Hungry program of National Philoptochos the women of New Rochelle attempted to take away the sting of homelessness even for a day each month. If only you dear reader...

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Philoptochos and Operation Housewarming

Philoptochos and Operation Housewarming

Operation Housewarming A thriving ministry of the Philoptochos chapters of the Boston Metropolis They were called to serve and protect their country but on their return, with battle scars both visible and invisible, our veterans meander down a lonely path, forgotten and lost. The human spirit can endure only so...

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Philoptochos in Kansas City Are Making a Difference

Philoptochos in Kansas City Are Making a Difference

Corinthians 1 begins with the bestowing of diverse gifts as St. Paul draws on the beauty in the of individual members.  He then builds to a dramatic unity in verse 13, “For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or...

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National Philoptochos Joins Efforts with Houston Parish

National Philoptochos Joins Efforts with Houston Parish

  25,000 meals to reach their goal It is February 5, 2016, in Houston, TX, the National Board of the Philoptochos Society is on a mission to feed underprivileged children in Houston. Maria Logus, the President of the National Philoptochos Society had challenged her army of Philoptochos women members across the...

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Light the Path, Philoptochos Ministry

Light the Path, Philoptochos Ministry

The large photo board with pictures of Seminarians students, above, is displayed proudly at the Light the Path events, which took place recently in November and December before Christmas. The Ladies of Philoptochos Society from the Metropolis of San Francisco, has been leading this remarkable ministry for over 25 years. The Bishop...

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Philoptochos Funds Cutting Edge Technology in Medicine

Philoptochos Funds Cutting Edge Technology in Medicine

Raising money for 3-D heart When the local Philoptochos chapter of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Danbury was introduced to Marie Hatcher of Matthew’s Hearts of Hope (MHOH) by their President Nitsa Kapetanopoulos- Carino, the Philoptochos ladies swung into action. Marie Hatcher’s son, Matthew, battles heart diseases and is the inspiration...

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Kids ‘n’ Cancer, Camp Agape Philoptochos Ministry

Kids ‘n’ Cancer, Camp Agape Philoptochos Ministry

“Whoever receives one little child like this in My name receives Me.” Matthew 18:5 Metropolis Philoptochos hosts camps for children with cancer Every year, 100’s of families have the opportunity to witness the love at Camp Agape, provided through the dedication and generosity of the Ladies Philoptochos Society of the Metropolis...

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Denver Philoptochos Helps Rescue Mission

Denver Philoptochos Helps Rescue Mission

Giving, fostering and nurturing Philoptochos chapters in the United States are working to alleviate the suffering of those around them.  So what makes the chapter of the Assumption of the Theotokos Cathedral in Denver, CO unique? Philoptochos shares God’s love I have learned from my conversations with Philoptochos members across the...

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Philoptochos Embraces National Issues

Philoptochos Embraces National Issues

Under the patronage of his Eminence Elder Archbishop Demetrios, the Fifteenth Biennial National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon hosted by the Metropolis of Boston awarded ten medical organizations, facilities, and programs $167,000 in grants. Established in 1989, the Children’s Medical Fund has made a positive difference in the lives of...

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Go Red with Philoptochos

Go Red with Philoptochos

PHILOPTOCHOS GO RED SUNDAY Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s national call to increase awareness about heart disease, the #1 killer of American women. In women, heart disease is more deadly than all forms of cancer. The National Philoptochos Society promotes the Go Red for Women campaign. Friday, February 5,...

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