The summer of 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of the extraordinary travel abroad Summer Program of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Ionian Village.
IV 2020, has opened registration for summer 2020. All are encouraged to visit www.ionianvillage.org for more information and to register.
Sixteen clergy from various places throughout the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America completed training on September 10-12, 2019 for expanding the ministry to support our clergy. The Archdiocesan Center for Family Care recently received a generous grant from Leadership 100 to train facilitators to lead clergy peer learning groups throughout the country.
A 1,700-year-old letter written by one Christian to another has been unveiled by researchers from the University of Basel, which is calling it the oldest Christian letter outside of copies of the New Testament.
Our annual Vacation Church School Starts Monday, June 17 and ends Friday 21, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Please, register your children as soon as possible. We are also looking for volunteers to help during sessions.
Great Lent begins this year on Monday, March 11. Our Archdiocese has a whole section on their website dedicated to educating our faithful on the basic teachings and reasons behind this period of fasting. We encourage all of you to learn more or refresh your knowledge by visiting this webpage: www.goarch.org/lent
All our altar boys are invited to attend a retreat on Saturday, April 13, from 10:00am to 1:00pm. The purpose of this retreat is to teach them about the Divine Liturgy, their duties and expectations. Lunch will be provided.
All Church School students, from Preschool to 12th Grade, participate in our parish-level Oratorical Festival and must turn in their speeches or assignments to their teachers by the Parish Oratorical Festival due date. Fr. Nick will go over all speeches and assignments and provide feedback to each student.
Applications for scholarships administered by the Office of the Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America are available for awards to be made for the 2019-2020 academic year. The deadline for submitting an application for any of these scholarships is May 3, 2019.