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ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS PARTICIPATED IN THE NATIONAL INAUGURAL PRAYER SERVICE »

January 22nd, 2013

ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS PARTICIPATED IN THE NATIONAL INAUGURAL PRAYER SERVICE WASHINGTON – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America participated today in the National Inaugural Prayer Service at the Capital’s National Cathedral with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and the Members of the U.S. Congress in attendance.As it has been the case in previous Presidential Inaugurations, the Archbishop was among the select national religious leaders participating in this service. The […]

ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS OFFERED BENEDICTION »

January 22nd, 2013

Date: Jan 21, 2013   To watch video from the luncheon visit http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/310527-1# and go forward 23 minutes to 23:00/34:52   ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS OFFERED BENEDICTIONAT PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL LUNCHEON   WASHINGTON – The 57th Inaugural Ceremonies for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden was also a special occasion of honor and recognition for His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the Greek Orthodox Church in America.   Archbishop Demetrios attended the swearing-in ceremony and […]

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Nativity of Christ 2012 »

December 18th, 2012

When the fullness of time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman…. (Galatians 4:4) To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, Afternoon, and Church Schools, the Philoptochos Sisterhoods, the Youth, the Hellenic Organizations, and the entire Greek […]

Archbishop Demetrios Calls for Prayers for the Victims of the Massacre in Newtown, Conn. »

December 18th, 2012

NEW YORK – Upon hearing the horrible news of the monstrous mass shooting in the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut,  which caused the tragic death of 26 people, most of which are reportedly children,  His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America immediately contacted Fr. Peter Karloutsos, the priest of the nearby Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption in Danbury, Connecticut. He expressed to him his deep pain and great […]

To the Most Reverend Clergy, Venerable Monastics and Devout Faithful of the Holy Orthodox Churches in the Americas »

November 17th, 2012

GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA “Live in Christ, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faithjust as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving” (Colossians 2:6-7)   To the Most Reverend Clergy, Venerable Monastics andDevout Faithful of the Holy Orthodox Churches in the Americas: Dearly Beloved in the Lord, On this Sunday before Thanksgiving, we look to God with gratitude and humility for blessing us with abundance. The […]