News and Events
The Internet Ministries Department of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese (GOA) and the Communications Department of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) have launched www.faithandsafety.org, a resource for adults to help children safely navigate the online and mobile worlds. The website and complementary social media channels (http://twitter.com/faithandsafety and http://facebook.com/faithandsafety) address safe use of the Internet, mobile devices, and other technologies, while emphasizing the positive use of technology to support children’s faith.
The Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek will be given on Monday, June 17th, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. This examination is administered by the Direct Archdiocesan District Office of Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
Archbishop Demetrios Sends Follow-up Letter to the Participants of the April 3 Meeting for Relief to Cyprus
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America sent a letter today to the thirty-six representatives of Greek-American and Greek-Cypriot organizations, who participated in the April 3, 2013 meeting, His Eminence had called at the Archdiocese Headquarters, in order to support the People of Cyprus and offer specific and focused humanitarian support.
The 29th Annual Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference awarded the George Paraskevaides Award to His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, during their conference banquet, yesterday June, 5, 2013, in the Capital’s Madison Hotel. The presentation was made by the President of the Coordinated Effort of Hellenes Andrew Manatos, President of PSEKA Philip Christopher and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi.
Speaking to God, a collection of over seventy prayers written by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America is now available as an ebook through all major online resellers including Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble as well as the Archdiocese’s Orthodox Marketplace. This edition offers ease of access and reading using the latest features of Kindle, iPad, Nook, and Sony eBook Reader.
The Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc. announced a $2 million Challenge Gift to the Archdiocese for Greek Poverty and Hunger Relief Programs
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is announcing with great appreciation and deep gratitude a $2 million gift of the Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc., which will specifically target hunger and poverty relief efforts and help needy children and families in Greece.
The Archdiocese Office of Ionian Village has established a cooperative one-day program, “Repower Greece Day at Ionian Village,” an event that will encourage Ionian Village participants to closely examine their experiences of Greece, cultivate a high level of appreciation of their Greek heritage, and to become ambassadors for the country’s image abroad.