THE ANNUNCIATION OF OUR MOST HOLY LADY, THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER VIRGIN MARY.
Visitation of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, on the Occasion of the Feast Day of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and the Doxology of Greek Independence Day
Brothers and Sisters,
Once again, we are both overjoyed and honored to have with us His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America.
His Eminence will celebrate the Great Panegyrical Vespers of the Feast of the Annunciation and the Fourth Nymphios (Bridegroom) Service on Friday evening, March 24, at 6:00PM.
He will also celebrate the Archierarchical Divine Liturgy of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary and the Doxology of Greek Independence Day on Saturday, March 25. Orthros: 8:30AM; Archierarchical Divine Liturgy & Doxology: 9:30AM.
The presence of His Eminence is always a great grace, and especially so during Great Lent. Please spread the word amongst family and friends throughout the Washington Metropolitan area, and encourage all to come and receive the pastoral blessings of our spiritual father, Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, so that together we may honor His Mother the Theotokos and joyously welcome the Annunciation of His Conception into our hearts and lives.
The Clergy and Parish Council of Saint Sophia Cathedral
Greek National Feast Day celebrating the Greek revolution of 1821.
Note 1: Doxology after the Divine Liturgy will follow in commemoration of the victorious Greek revolution and Independence of 1821.
Note 2: We consume Fish traditionally on this day.