Athens College High School Participates in the Commemorative Events for the 100-year Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe
Athens College High School participates in the commemorative events for the 100-year anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, presenting an amazing work in New York and Boston.
Archbishop Elpidophoros of America Welcomes National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians to GOARCH
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America welcomed to the Archdiocese Headquarters the National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians.
Archbishop Elpidophoros Appoints Fr. Pablo Lopez to Ministry Focusing on Latino Community
With the blessing and initiative of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the Rev. Presbyter Pablo Lopez was appointed to begin a new ministry with a dedicated focus to the Latino community.
GOARCH Ukrainian Relief Funds Distributed Through IOCC Collaboration
In March 2022, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America announced the establishment of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese (GOARCH) Ukrainian Relief Fund, a major fundraising effort launched in collaboration with International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) to raise $1 million for the immediate and long-term support of people in Ukraine impacted by the Russian invasion.
Archbishop Elpidophoros Welcomes Dean of Students of HCHC to Archdiocese
On Monday, June 12, 2023, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America welcomed to the Archdiocese Headquarters the Rev. Presbyter Patrick O’Rourke to offer his blessings upon Fr. Patrick's recent appointment as Dean of Students at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA.
Introducing "The Treasure of Time": A Captivating Children's Book Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Join Al and Mona on an extraordinary adventure in our latest release from the Department of Greek Education. In "The Treasure of Time," a delightful tale unfolds as these lovable characters set out on a mission of utmost importance.
Archbishop Elpidophoros Welcomes Rev. Deacon Spyridon Green to GOA Headquarters
On Monday, June 12, 2023, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America welcomed to the Archdiocese Headquarters Rev. Deacon Spyridon Green to offer his blessings upon his recent incardination in the Albanian Orthodox Diocese of America, Eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and his assignment at Holy Trinity Albanian Orthodox Church, in South Boston MA.
"Embracing Our Roots: A Heartfelt Tribute to the History and Heritage of Our Greek School"
Step into the captivating journey of our Greek school's past as we present a heartfelt video tribute. Join us as we delve into the narratives of the families that form the foundation of our community. Through the tender words of our beloved grandparents, we'll explore their nostalgic recollections of our homeland and the remarkable tales of their arrival in Chicago.
Congratulations to the Graduates of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese: A Message of Pride and Encouragement from the Director of Education Dr. Anastasios Koularmanis
Congratulations to all the graduates from the schools of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese! You have reached an important milestone in your educational journey, and your hard work, dedication, and perseverance have paid off. This achievement reflects your commitment to learning, personal growth, and the values instilled in you by your families and educators.
High School Graduation Address By His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America At the Saint Demetrios Preparatory School
I am delighted to be at this wonderful school again in order to attend your commencement exercises. All of you – students, parents, teachers and administrators – should be very proud. The Greek Orthodox Parochial Schools of our Sacred Archdiocese are very important educational and formational institutions for our youth. We must do all that we can to support and enhance these invaluable programs for the overall benefit and academic excellence of our children.
Tips and Strategies for Increasing Enrollment in our Greek Afternoon School Language Programs
Greek Afternoon School language programs offered by our parishes are invaluable for preserving Greek language and culture among younger generations. However, attracting and retaining students in these programs can be a challenge. Below are some effective tips and strategies to increase enrollment in our Greek Afternoon School programs.
Missions and Evangelism Conference Focuses on Spreading the Word of Orthodoxy
Commemorative Plaque Added to All Saints Church in Weirton, WV
On Thursday, June 15, 2023, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America visited All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Weirton, West Virginia.
Sunday Sermon Series - Fourth Sunday of Matthew
This week, find insights about the upcoming Gospel reading, where we learn about a foreigner coming to Jesus asking for his servant to be healed. What did he have that amazed the Lord? And how did he show it? Also, what does the Lord consider the most important virtues for us?
“How-to” Green Your Parish-Episode 36: St. Demetrios Green Team—Parkville, MD
In this episode, the Saint Demetrios Green Team from Baltimore, MD shares how their efforts have quickly expanded beyond the parish level. From hosting environmental educational movie nights and family friendly activities that stimulate discussion on how to celebrate and care for God’s creation, partnering with local faith-based organizations, and providing weekly articles in their Sunday bulletin to provide parishioners with helpful environmental tips.
Dr. Anastasios Koularmanis Offers Tips on How you Can Help Keep Your Child’s Greek Language Skills Sharp During Summer
Summer break is a time for relaxation and fun, but it's also an opportunity for parents to help their children maintain and improve their Greek language skills. Consistent practice during the break can prevent learning loss and ensure that children continue to develop their language proficiency. In this article, we will explore effective strategies that parents can employ to support their children in practicing Greek during the summer break.
Archbishop Elpidophoros of America Visits the Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum
The Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum (HACCM) in Portland, welcomed His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros. Established in 2007, the museum gathers, preserves, and shares the Hellenic (Greek) American experience in Oregon and SW Washington.
Archbishop Elpidophoros of America visits Vacation Church School in Portland, OR
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros visited Holy Trinity Cathedral in Portland, OR
November 5 Nameday Dinner for Archbishop Elpidophoros
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the upcoming Nameday Gala in honor of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, which will take place on November 5, 2023 in New York City.
New Assignments in the Metropolis of New Jersey
Today, July 5, 2023 at the Archdiocesan Headquarters, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America offered his blessings to newly assigned clergy from the Metropolis of New Jersey.
SUNDAY SERMON SERIES Fifth Sunday of Matthew July 9
This week, find insights about the upcoming Gospel reading, where we learn about Jesus encountering two possessed men who lived in a cemetery. But why did they live in a cemetery? What was the cause of their condition? And how did the Lord free them?
Camp Saint Paul Week One Completed
With the blessing and loving support of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the Archdiocesan District completed its first week of Camp Saint Paul on Saturday, July 1st, 2023 with an overwhelming participation of youth and young adult staff focusing on their theme for the Summer, “Do not be Afraid”.
Memorial Plaque at Ionian Village
In 2013, a young camper named Katherine Norton captured the hearts of Staff and admin alike at Ionian Village.
YAL CONFERENCE 2023: FULFILL Your Life In Christ
Are you ready to FULFILL your purpose? The Young Adult League (YAL) Conference over Labor Day Weekend 2023 in Orange County, California is where you want to be!
SUNDAY SERMON SERIES Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council July 16
This week, find insights about the upcoming Gospel reading, where we learn about what it means for us to be the light of the world.
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Releases Financial Results
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has released its audited 2022 and its first quarter of 2023 financial results https://www.goarch.org/-/financial%20statements . These financial results demonstrate the continued healthy financial status of the Archdiocese due to the strong support of its parishes and donors and the stringent cost controls implemented beginning in 2018 and continuing through today.
The District Office of Education Celebrates 50 Years of Greek Language Examination Approval
New York State Department of Education approved the examination in Modern Greek on June 20, 1972, marking a significant milestone for the District Office of Education. This approval, which was championed by Dr. Emmanuel Hatziemmanuel, the Director at the time, emphasized the importance of the Greek language within the State of New York. It was a testament to the thriving Greek community and their dedication to preserving their heritage and culture.