Genocide, Philanthropy and St. Nicholas Shrine

Genocide, Philanthropy and St. Nicholas Shrine

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church.  I’m Emmy Louvaris.  These are some of the stories making headlines the week of March 25th, 2016 1. State Department Designates ISIS’ Actions Against Christians and Other Religious Minorities...

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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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OCF Is Active in the Southeast.

OCF Is Active in the Southeast.

Remembering the North Carolina District Retreat By Gabriella Christy On the weekend of February 13, as president at North Carolina State University, I was lucky enough to host Fr. Anthony Salzman and Presbytera Christine from St. Philothea Greek Orthodox Church of Athens, GA (OCF spiritual advisor for the southeast) Fr....

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Father Stephen Powley to Speak at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, DC

Father Stephen Powley to Speak at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, DC

Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, DC will be hosting a Philoptochos Lenten Retreat March 14-15, 2016, featuring Father Stephen Powley.   Fr. Stephen Powley is the priest of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Pueblo, CO.   He served as a Prison Chaplain for almost 26 years until...

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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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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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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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