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PRAYER OF PROTECTION FROM THE CORONAVIRUS »

March 17th, 2020

PRAYER OF PROTECTION FROM THE CORONAVIRUS Brothers & Sisters, During this difficult and trying time, the Metropolis of Atlanta has published a most beautiful prayer of protection from the coronavirus (below). His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta encourages all the Faithful throughout the United States to offer this prayer in their “κατ’οικον εκκλησία,” in their “church of the home.” Whether individually or as a family, I ask you to offer […]

URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE FAITHFUL CONGREGATION OF SAINT SOPHIA CATHEDRAL »

March 16th, 2020

ARCHBISHOP ELPIDOPHOROS ANNOUNCES FURTHER MEASURES TO PROTECT THE FAITHFUL RESPONDING TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Brothers & Sisters, Devout Stewards of Saint Sophia Cathedral, Below, please see the most recent press release, in both English and Greek, from His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America. The sentence which demands your most immediate attention is the following: The [community] churches will continue to perform the appointed services [exclusively with the priest(s) and chanter(s)], […]

SAINT SOPHIA CATHEDRAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT »

March 15th, 2020

SAINT SOPHIA CATHEDRAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT While liturgical services are to be celebrated as previously scheduled at Saint Sophia Cathedral, please see the most recent announcement issued by the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Thank you, Stay safe, and may the Lord preserve and protect us all. Father Steve GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA NEW YORK – On Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Holy Eparchial Synod […]

Further Guidance From The Holy Eparchial Synod »

March 15th, 2020

Further Guidance From The Holy Eparchial Synod   NEW YORK – On Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Holy Eparchial Synod convened via a teleconference to continue assessing the spread of COVID-19, commonly known as Corona Virus, and decided the following: 1) For the benefit and protection of the faithful, and taking into account the recent scientific findings, we advise our faithful not to be exposed in places of public assembly […]

SAINT SOPHIA CATHEDRAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT COVID-19 (Coronavirus) & all Catechetical, Cultural and Youth Programs »

March 15th, 2020

Dearest Parishioners & Stewards, Given the state of emergencies and school closings called in DC, Maryland, and Virginia due to the outbreak of COVID-19, we have made the following changes to our activities.  Starting Saturday, March 14, through Sunday, March 29, Saint Sophia Cathedral will suspend all non-liturgical activities.  Specifically, there will be no activities, classes, or meetings for youth or adult programs, including Sunday School, Greek School, Little Angels, […]