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July 17, 2024 -- Encyclical from His Eminence, Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, upon the 50th Anniversary of the unlawful invasion of Cyprus -- English   Greek

July 26, 2023 -- Encyclical from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros on Bishop Apostolos' election as Metropolitan of New Jersey.  English

June 18, 2023 -- Encyclical from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America for Father' Day -- English   Greek

April 13, 2023 -- Encyclical from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America on Great and Holy Pascha -- English   Greek

February 23, 2023 -- Catechetical Homily for the Opening of Holy and Great Lent from His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew -- English   Greek

January 1, 2023 --  Encyclical from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America on the New Year 2023 -- English  Greek

December 25, 2022 -- Encyclical from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America on the Feast of Christmas -- English   Greek

November 24, 2022 -- Encyclical from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America on Thanksgiving -- English    Greek

September 14, 2022 -- Encyclical from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America on the Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-giving Cross -- English     Greek

July 4, 2022 -- Encyclical from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America for the Fourth of July – 2022 -- English    Greek

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With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, the Department of Religious Education (DRE), through Orthodox Marketplace, announced at the 47th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress that a new digital Grade 3 Teacher Guide is coming soon!



Department of Religious Education (DRE) Launches New Grade 3 Curriculum
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Department of Religious Education (DRE)'s Sunday Sermon Series: Fourth Sunday...
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Archepiscopal Encyclical on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Invasion of Cyprus
17 Jul 2024 at 10:41am

The Fiftieth Anniversary of the unjust and unnecessary invasion of the Island Nation of Cyprus by Türkiye is a sad and heartbreaking milestone in what has been too long a journey of injustice and diplomatic neglect by the World Powers. The mistake...



Training Program for Greek-American Teachers from Community Schools of the Gr...
16 Jul 2024 at 1:56pm

The Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus, under the Ministry of Education, Sports, and Youth (MOESY), organized a training program for Greek-American teachers from the community schools of the Archdiocese of the United States of America. The program to...



Archbishop Elpidophoros of America Attends Reception and Dinner for Greek-Ame...
16 Jul 2024 at 1:51pm

Following his inspiring prayer at the opening session of the Republican National Convention, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America attended a reception and dinner for Greek-Americans in Milwaukee.



The Black American Orthodox Experience on OCN, Season 2 Episode 10: Evangelis...
16 Jul 2024 at 11:05am

In this tenth episode of “The Black American Orthodox Experience” (season 2), a collaboration of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Orthodox Christian Network, Rev. Samuel Davis speaks with Maximus Scott about his conversion, his ex...



Did You Know? Trisagion Service
16 Jul 2024 at 10:50am

Did you know the Trisagion Service is a memorial service?




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