St. Nicholas National Shrine, Sacred Space at the World Trade Center

St. Nicholas National Shrine, Sacred Space at the World Trade Center

Security at the World Trade Center is an extremely expensive endeavor.  St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, the only church destroyed at the WTC on 9/11, is currently being rebuilt and meeting the mandatory security and safety measures for all buildings at the WTC has greatly increased construction costs.  The new...

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OCN Board Tours St. Nicholas Shrine Construction 2016

OCN Board Tours St. Nicholas Shrine Construction 2016

Members of the OCN Board of Directors came together in the Fall of 2016 to tour the construction site of St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center.  The terrorist attacks of 9/11 destroyed St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, and affected the entire world.  The St. Nicholas National Shrine...

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Sun Casts Shadow of Cross on Saint Nicholas National Shrine

Sun Casts Shadow of Cross on Saint Nicholas National Shrine

Great photo taken by Archdiocese Photographer Dimitri Panagos. The sun cast a shadow of a cross on the building behind the Church. It also appears directly above the dome where the real cross will be! Thanks to Dimitri for this great photo! ©GOA / Dimitrios Panagos. See more on Facebook...

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The 40 ribs of the dome are in place!

The 40 ribs of the dome are in place!

The 40 ribs of the dome are in place! Over the next few weeks more work will be done on the dome structure and steel will be added for the glass and stone rainscreen that will begin next year. Progress continues… These 40 ribs emulate the same design at Agia...

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The Dome Continues to take Shape!

The Dome Continues to take Shape!

The dome is continuing to take shape! The steel tension ring was installed over the weekend, where the 40 ribs of the dome will be secured to. The ribs will be installed over the next few weeks. Keep watching! www.stnicholaswtch.org or download the Earthcam app.#rebuildstnicholas #wtc #nyc #goarch Once rebuilt,...

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Progress on St. Nicholas – Watch the Dome Start to Take Shape!

Progress on St. Nicholas – Watch the Dome Start to Take Shape!

Earlier this morning, the cupolas were installed over the stairwells of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine! Continuing on over the next few weeks, the dome will start to take shape. You can see in front of the church, the metal ring tension that will go on the...

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Statue Dedication with a Blessing by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios

Statue Dedication with a Blessing by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios

America’s Response Statue dedication with a blessing by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios over the original #stnicholas in Liberty Park#firstresponder #americasheroes #usa #stnicholas #wtc#rebuildstnicholas #nyc #blessing #agiasmos More about St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center on Facebook Funding for news from this department is provided through the support...

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Alabama Steel Business Helping to Rebuild St. Nicholas

Alabama Steel Business Helping to Rebuild St. Nicholas

Local business helps rebuild church at Ground Zero By Dillon Huffman  | Posted: Wed 8:04 PM, Sep 21, 2016  |  Updated: Thu 8:18 AM, Sep 22, 2016   A local business (in Dothan, Al) is helping a church at Ground Zero in New York rebuild after the 9-11 attacks. E&H...

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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Donates 5 Million Dollars for the Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas at the WTC

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Donates 5 Million Dollars for the Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas at the WTC

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces with great joy that the Stavros Niarchos Foundation fulfilled last week, its noble pledge of five million dollars to the Fund for the rebuilding of the Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios...

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Remember What We lost on September 11, 2001

Remember What We lost on September 11, 2001

As we look ahead to the completion of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine, we remember this weekend what we have lost on that Tuesday, September 11, 2001.     #neverforget #rebuildstnicholas#wtc #nyc  See more on Facebook.  Once rebuilt, Saint Nicholas, like the Parthenon that graces the Acropolis, has the potential to...

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St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church to Hold Fundraiser for St. Nicholas National Shrine

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church to Hold Fundraiser for St. Nicholas National Shrine

On September 11, 2016, from 11:30 am to 6 pm St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Rocky River, Ohio, is holding a drive-thru Gyros and Loukoumades sale to support the rebuilding of St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center.   All proceeds benefit the St. Nicholas National Shrine....

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What is Saint Nicholas Shrine and Why is it so Important to Rebuild?

What is Saint Nicholas Shrine and Why is it so Important to Rebuild?

Once rebuilt, Saint Nicholas, like the Parthenon that graces the Acropolis, has the potential to inspire millions for generations to come. The parish will continue to function as a parish of the Archdiocese and it will also be a National Shrine on hallowed ground. It will shine as a spiritual...

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