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Easter Lilies Donation »

March 27th, 2020

Dear Steward, Easter will find the Nave of Saint Sophia decorated with flowers to celebrate the joy of the Resurrection. Traditionally potted lilies are arranged throughout the Church. You are invited to donate in remembrance of your beloved deceased or for the health of your families and loved ones. The Clergy will commemorate the names during the Prothesis of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Please fill out the […]

#FaithOverFear: “Let’s Talk Live” Online Community Gathering this coming Thursday, March 26th, at 4:00 pm EST. Join our free event from your home. »

March 26th, 2020

#FaithOverFear: “Let’s Talk Live” Online Community Gathering this coming Thursday, March 26th, at 4:00 pm EST. Join our free event from your home. Things have been changing so fast these past few weeks. We continue to practice social distancing, and many communities are now sheltering in place. While the number of cases continues to increase, Christians are unfortunately not able to attend church and are reaching out for online ways to […]

Religious Education at Home: A Comprehensive Online Catechetical Website of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America »

March 22nd, 2020

Religious Education at Home: A Comprehensive Online Catechetical Website of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Dear Sunday School Teachers, Parents and Students Dear Parishioners and Friends of Saint Sophia Cathedral,                                                   Now that many of us have been asked to maintain physical and social distance, the Department of Religious Education of the Archdiocese is searching for ways to keep us all connected to our […]

A Message and Prayer Services offered by Father Nicholas Palis of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Bethlehem, PA. »

March 22nd, 2020

March 21, 2020 Brothers & Sisters, I wish to share the edifying message and prayer services offered below from a dear friend and classmate of mine from our Hellenic College days, Father Nicholas Palis of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Bethlehem, PA. As I have intimated in recent days, the present COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis has imposed a kind of temporary monasticism on us, i.e., our quarantine is something akin to an […]

HOW TO STAY CONNECTED WHEN SEPARATED »

March 20th, 2020

 “Now you are the Body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.” ~ 1 Corinthians 12:2 Dearest Steward of Saint Sophia Cathedral, During the early centuries of the Church, local churches were organized with the goal to impact the local community by bringing the Gospel to it.  Everyone in the geographical area would be the focus of the local church’s mission.  Today, of course, things […]