The Directive on Freedom

The Directive on Freedom

Back in a time made simple by the birth of a nation, where the courageous proclaimed, ‘There is a price we will not pay.  There is a point beyond which they must not advance,’  our founders risked their lives, fortunes and sacred honor for our freedom. The path to understanding,...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, October 24, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, October 24, 2014

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 the stories making headlines this week: St. Nicholas at Ground Zero takes one step closer to realization. The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and the...

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Ground Blessing for St. Nicholas at WTC on Oct. 18 LIVE on Satellite Feed, Antenna TV, and Internet

Ground Blessing for St. Nicholas at WTC on Oct. 18 LIVE on Satellite Feed, Antenna TV, and Internet

NEW YORK – The Ground Blessing ceremony for the Saint Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center, on Saturday October 18, 2014 at 12:00 noon, will be broadcast live through a LIVE SATELLITE FEED (see technical information below), both domestically and internationally and will be carried live through the...

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Ground Blessing of Saint Nicholas National Shrine – Parish Resources

Ground Blessing of Saint Nicholas National Shrine – Parish Resources

On Saturday, October 18th the historic ground blessing for the rebuilding of the new Saint Nicholas National Shrine will take place. To help you promote awareness of this event, we have made available a number of turn-key solutions to use within your respective Metropolises and parishes. BROADCAST OF THE GROUND...

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VIDEO: Archbishop Demetrios’ Invitation to Ground Blessing of Saint Nicholas Church

VIDEO: Archbishop Demetrios’ Invitation to Ground Blessing of Saint Nicholas Church

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America extends an invitation to all of the faithful of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to join him along with the Holy Eparchial Synod in New York on October 18, 2014 to bless the hallowed and sacred ground upon which St. Nicholas National Shrine at the...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, September 19, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, September 19, 2014

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 the stories making headlines this week:  Thirteen years after the loss of St. Nicholas at the World Trade Center, a date for the...

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Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at World Trade Center Set for October 18

Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at World Trade Center Set for October 18

NEW YORK – A Ground Blessing ceremony for the St. Nicholas National Shrineat the World Trade Center is set for Saturday October 18, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. The ceremony will include a combined prayer service of blessing of the site (aghiasmos), a doxology (a service of thanksgiving) and a memorial...

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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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