National Shrine Day to Include Gold Medalist Bruce Jenner
February 2, 2004
St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine, FL The Saint Photios Greek
Orthodox National Shrine will celebrate the feast of its patron
saint, Saint Photios the Great, at the 22nd Annual Saint Photios
National Shrine Pilgrimage on February 6 through 8, 2004 in St.
Augustine, FL. Olympic Gold Medalist Bruce Jenner will be the Keynote
Speaker at the National Shrine Day Luncheon.
The Saint Photios National Shrine Day is Sunday, February 8, 2004.
Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at the Saint Photios Chapel,
followed by the National Saint Photios Shrine Day Luncheon at the
Casa Monica Hotel in downtown St. Augustine.
Olympic Decathlon gold medal winner Bruce Jenner has accepted the
invitation of the Saint Photios Shrine Executive Director, V. Rev.
Nicholas Graff, to speak at the National Shrine Day Luncheon on
February 8. Mr. Jenner will be offering the Keynote Address on "The
Bruce Jenner became the "World's Greatest Athlete" by winning the
gold medal in the 1976 Olympic Decathlon. In the years since his
athletic achievements made him world famous, Bruce Jenner has become
a highly respected motivational speaker, sports commentator,
entrepreneur, commercial spokesperson, television personality, actor,
producer and author. A devoted father and husband, Jenner is also a
loyal supporter of non-profit and charitable organizations.
The feast of Saint Photios the Great will be celebrated on Friday,
February 6, 2004 at the St. Photios Chapel. The St. Photios
Foundation Board of Trustees will meet for their Annual Meeting
during the Pilgrimage on Saturday, February 7, 2004.
The 2004 corporate sponsors who have in part made this event possible
include Spectrum Films, Video, Interactive of Jacksonville, FL, and
Corporate Partners, LLC of Jacksonville, FL. Shrine Trustee and
Archon Dr. Manuel Tissura of Tucker, GA, will chair the 22nd Annual
Saint Photios National Shrine Pilgrimage.
The Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine is a living memorial
to those first Greek settlers, and to all the Greek Orthodox pioneers
whose love of freedom and desire for a better life for themselves and
their children brought them to this New World. Information on the
22nd Annual St. Photios National Shrine Pilgrimage and the National
Shrine Day Luncheon is available at the Saint Photios National
Shrine, P.O. Box 1960, St. Augustine, FL 32085, Tel (904) 829-8205,
or E-mail info@...
Andrew J. Lekos - Tel 904/829-8205 - Fax 904/829-8707 - E-mail