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NEW YORK – Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, the Archiepiscopal Vicar, announces that the Enthronement Ceremony for His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America will take place at the Holy Trinity Archdiocesan Cathedral, 337 East 74th Street, New York, NY, on Saturday June 22, 2019 at 11:00 am.
Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology conducted its 77th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 19. Almost 600 people of all ages witnessed the impressive ceremony in the Pappas Gymnasium.
In today's corporate world, the issue of punctuality is being approached with increasing seriousness. The norm for U.S. business culture tends to allow a fine-minute window for showing up for appointments, but in many other countries being on time is late.
In this season of Pascha and on this commemoration of the Sunday of the Paralytic when we rejoice in the power and life that comes from Christ, I ask the parishes of our Holy Archdiocese to observe AHEPA Sunday. Please recognized and honor the members of the AHEPA family, highlighting the work that AHEPA continues to do throughout this nation and around the world.
A Pastoral Message from Archbishop Elidophoros of America - Μήνυμα του Σεβασμιωτάτου Αρχιεπισκόπου Αμερικής κ. Ελπιδοφόρου
Μπορεῖ νά εἶμαι «ἀπών τῷ σώματι», ὅπως εἶπε κάποτε ὁ Ἀπόστολος Παῦλος, εἶμαι ὅμως ἰδιαιτέρως παρών τῇ καρδίᾳ, τῇ διανοίᾳ καί τῷ πνεύματι (Κορ. Α΄, 5:3). Ἤθελα νά ἀδράξω αὐτή τήν εὐκαιρία γιά νά ἐπικοινωνήσω μαζί σας μέσα ἀπό τό ὑπέροχο ἐργαλεῖο τῆς κοινωνικῆς δικτυώσεως καί νά σᾶς μεταφέρω τήν μεγάλη ἐπιθυμία μου νά σᾶς ἀγκαλιάσω ὅλους ὡς πνευματικά τέκνα καί νά σᾶς ἐκδηλώσω τήν ἀγάπη μέ τήν ὁποίαν ὁ Θεός πλήρωσε τήν καρδιά μου γιά τό πολύτιμο ποίμνιο τῆς Ἱερᾶς Ἀρχιεπισκοπῆς Ἀμερικῆς.
On behalf of the Most Reverend Metropolitans of the Holy Eparchial Synod of our beloved Archdiocese, it is with profound joy that we warmly welcome our new Archbishop, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, an exceptional hierarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate with an extraordinary record of service to our Holy Mother Church.
On May 11, 2019, under the presidency of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate deliberated and elected Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Bursa and Exarch of Bithynia as the new Archbishop of America. The liturgical service of the Mega Minima (Acceptance) and expressions of thanksgiving by the new Archbishop took place shortly after his election.
On May 2, 2019 the Metropolis Philoptochos hosted an evening event at the St. Demetrios Parish in Weston, MA with special guest Chef Maria Loi and Dr. Stefanos Kales
Once more, we stand before Christ’s tomb. Darkness covers everything, both around us and inside us. Yet, as God’s words “let there be light” brought the entire creation into being out of nothing, so our Savior, who is the Word (the Logos) of God, rises at this hour out of this darkness, setting the world ablaze by the unwaning light of His resurrection, igniting our souls with the fire of His life.
Hellenic College Holy Cross President, Father Christopher Metropulos, D.Min., announced his resignation today. “I was proud to serve HCHC for the past four years. I will forever be honored and humbled by the opportunity to have served alongside our terrific faculty, staff, and students, ” said Father Metropulos.
THE BOSTON PILOT -- Priests, deacons, seminarians, religious, and laypeople gathered at the newly renovated Cathedral of the Holy Cross on April 16 for the annual Chrism Mass.
This year’s Ministry Awards Banquet honoring Clergy and Laity of our communities will take place on Sunday, June 9th at Lombardo’s in Randolph, MA. The reception will begin at 5:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:00 p.m. This year marks the 33rd anniversary of this annual celebration during which we gather as a Metropolis family to recognize and thank the faithful stewards of our local parishes for their dedicated service.
I rarely preach politics from the pulpit. I realize in our congregation we have Democrats and Republican; we have those who may be more conservative and others more liberal. Our country is so divided, and if we talk politics, our own church family will quickly become divided. That is, we will become divided if we forget that our ultimate leader is Jesus Christ, and His call is for us to live under the reign of His Kingdom.
The Clergy and Laity of the Metropolis of Boston express their love and prayers of gratitude to His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios today, on the 35th anniversary of his enthronement as our Chief-Shepard and Hierarch.
On Saturday, March 30, 2019, parishioners and GOYAns from St. Athanasius Greek Orthodox Church in Arlington, MA along with their priest, Fr. Anthony Evangelatos,
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