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The Patriarchal Visit of His All Holiness
B A R T H O L O M E W Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America PUBLIC PROGRAM, MARCH 13, 2004 – MARCH 19, 2004

THE DIRECT ARCHDIOCESAN DISTRICT
AND THE METROPOLIS OF NEW JERSEY


 

SATURDAY, MARCH 13 Nicephorus, Patriarch of Constantinople
3:00 pm Arrival at Morristown Airport, Morristown, New Jersey and Welcome by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos and officials, clergy and lay leadership of the Metropolis of New Jersey (LIMITED PRESS)
4:00 pm –
5:00 pm
Patriarchal Visit to the Sights and Sounds Program to bless the youth participants and their families of the Metropolis of New Jersey at Holy Trinity Church, Westfield, New Jersey 250 Gallows Hill Road, Westfield, NJ
5:00 pm Depart for New York City

SUNDAY, MARCH 14 Third Sunday of Lent (Veneration of the Holy Cross)
8:00 am –
9:30 am
Orthros/Matins
9:30 am -
12:30 pm
Patriarchal Divine Liturgy at Saint John the Theologian Cathedral, Tenafly, New Jersey 353 East Clinton Avenue, Tenafly, NJ
1:00 pm -
2:30 pm
Agape Reception in honor of His All Holiness at the Cathedral Center
6:30 pm –
7:00 pm
Reception in honor of His All Holiness at the Westmount Country Club in West Paterson, New Jersey 728 Rifle Camp Road – West Paterson, NJ
7:00 pm –
10:00 pm
Metropolis Banquet in honor of His All Holiness hosted by His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey, and the Clergy and Laity of the Metropolis of New Jersey at the Westmount Country Club

MONDAY, MARCH 15 Martyrs Agapius and Companions
9:00 am –
10:00 am
Breakfast with Members of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in America (SCOBA) and the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches (SCOOCH) hosted by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Headquarters 10 East 79th Street, New York, NY
10:30 am –
11:00 am
Patriarchal Greeting and Blessing of the Archdiocesan Staff at the Archdiocesan Chapel of St. Paul
11:00 am –
11:15 am
Patriarchal Audience with Edgar M. Bronfman, President and Rabbi Israel Singer, Chairman of the World Jewish Congress in the Private Office of Archbishop Demetrios of America
11:15 am –
11:30 am
Patriarchal Greeting to the Members of the Preparatory Meeting for the Interreligious Conference and Dialogue at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Headquarters 8 East 79th Street, New York, NY
1:00 pm –
3:00 pm
Archdiocesan Leadership Luncheon in honor of His All Holiness hosted by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios at The BoatHouse in Central Park

3:15 pm -
3:45 pm

Meeting with His Excellency Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations at the United Nations One United Nations Plaza, New York, NY
6:30 pm –
8:00 pm
Reception for the Exhibition “BYZANTIUM: FAITH AND POWER (1261-1557)” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
8:00 pm –
10:30 pm
Dinner Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

TUESDAY, MARCH 16 Martyr Sabinas, Righteous Christodulus
9:00 am –
10:00 am
Breakfast with Religious Leaders hosted by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Headquarters 10 East 79th Street, New York, NY
10:30 am –
11:00 am
Patriarchal Greeting and Blessing of the Direct Archdiocesan District Clergy at the Archdiocesan Chapel of St. Paul

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17 Alexius the “Man of God” and St. Patrick’s Day
10:30 am –
11:30 am
Doxology Service and Patriarchal Blessing with the students of the New York Area Parochial Schools at St. Nicholas Shrine Church 196-10 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, NY
11:30 am –
11:45 am
Patriarchal Greeting and Blessing of the Clergy and Lay Leaders of the St. Nicholas Community of Flushing, New York
11:45 am –
12:30 pm
Patriarchal Visit to the Classrooms of the William Spyropoulos Greek-American Day School 43-14 196 Street, Flushing, NY
1:00 pm -
3:00 pm
Luncheon in honor of His All Holiness hosted by the Appeal of Conscience by its President, Rabbi Arthur Schneier, commemorating THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOSPHORUS DECLARATION at the Minskoff Cultural Center 165 East 68th Street, New York, NY
8:00 pm –
10:30 pm
Dinner in honor of His All Holiness hosted by the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle at the Council of Foreign Relations in the Rockefeller Room 58 East 68th Street, 2nd Fl., New York, NY

THURSDAY, MARCH 18 Cyril, Patriarch of Jerusalem
9:00 am –
10:00 am
United Nations Diplomats Breakfast in honor of His All Holiness hosted by His Excellency Adamantios Vassilakis, Ambassador of Greece to the United Nations at the Ambassador’s Residence
67 East 79th Street, New York, NY
2:00 pm –
3:00 pm
Public Lecture by His All Holiness entitled “BYZANTINE ICONS: A LEGACY OF HUMANISM” at the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
7:00 pm –
8:00 pm
Reception for the Library Conservation Project of St. Catherine’s Monastery on the occasion of the “BYZANTIUM: FAITH AND POWER (1261-1557)” Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (PRIVATE EVENT)
8:00 pm –
10:30 pm
Gala Dinner at the Temple of Dendur of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (PRIVATE EVENT)

FRIDAY, MARCH 19 Martyrs Chrysanthus and Daria
4:00 pm Depart from Teterboro Airport for the Ecumenical Patriarchate of
Constantinople (PRIVATE EVENT)