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Cathedral Milestone Day »

January 9th, 2011

Dearest Parishioner, This past Sunday, January 9, 2011, was a milestone day in the history of our Cathedral. It was a glorious day in so many ways, and there was hardly a dry eye in Saint Sophia as we witnessed the ordination of Father Dimitrios to the holy priesthood, and the elevation of our beloved Fathers John and Steve to higher ecclesiastical ranks. We most humbly and respectfully thank his […]

Ordination of Deacon Dimitrios James Lee »

January 9th, 2011

The Ordination to the Priesthood of the Servant of God Deacon DIMITRIOS JAMES LEE 
Sunday, January 9, 2011 Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral Washington, D.C. PRESIDING HIERARCH 
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America CONCELEBRATING CLERGY His Grace Bishop Savas of Troas 
CATHEDRAL CLERGY Reverend Dr. John T. Tavlarides, Protopresbyter Reverend Dr. Steven P. Zorzos, Economos Reverend William J. Bartz, Protopresbyter, CAPT, USN 
VISITING CLERGY Reverend Peter N. Pappademetriou, Protopresbyter Reverend […]

God’s Holy Wisdom in Washington, D.C. »

October 14th, 2005

Efthalia Walsh The National Herald Saint Sophia in Washington, DC serves as the Greek Orthodox national cathedral, and its history illustrates the development of the church in the United States. The celebration of the cathedral’s 100th anniversary and the consecration of its magnificent new education building in 2004 are soon to be followed by the recognition of its priest’s remarkable 50-year tenure at Saint Sophia. The Rev. Dr. John T. […]

A Milestone to Eternity »

November 27th, 2004

In Little-Changing Greek Orthodox Church, a Celebration of a Cathedral’s Centennial By Bill Broadway Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, November 27, 2004; Page B07 2004 is but a blip on the timeline of Orthodox Christianity, which traces its beginnings to the apostles, its unification to the Roman Emperor Constantine in the 4th century and its liturgy to St. John Chrysostom 200 years later. As it happens, this year marks the […]