Forty Years of Archbishop Demetrios' Ministry Commemorated
[GOAA] Forty Years of Archbishop Demetrios' Ministry Commemorated
From Worldwide Faith News <wfn@...>
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2007 12:58:18 -0700
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2007
Contact: Rev. Dr. Frank Marangos Tel: (212) 774-0244 Email: frfrank@...
GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA COMMEMORATES FORTY YEARS OF
HIERARCHICAL MINISTRY OF HIS EMINENCE ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS WITH HOLY
LITURGY AND RECEPTION
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America cordially invites its
faithful members to attend the celebration of the Holy Liturgy on
Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 10:00 AM at the Archdiocesan
Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in honor of His Eminence Archbishop
Demetrios' 40 Years of Hierarchical Ministry. A reception will follow
the celebration of the Holy Liturgy in the Cathedral hall. The event
also commemorates the 8th Anniversary of Archbishop Demetrios'
enthronement as Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America.
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios was consecrated as titular Bishop
of Vresthena on September 17, 1967 in Athens, Greece. He was elected
Archbishop of America on August 19, 1999 by the Holy and Sacred Synod
of the Ecumenical Patriarchate convened by His All Holiness
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios
was enthroned as the spiritual leader of 1.5 million Greek Orthodox
Christians in America at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy
Trinity in New York City on Saturday, September 18, 1999. Archbishop
Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America and Exarch
of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, is the sixth Archbishop of America
since the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese was established in 1922.
The Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity is located at 319-337
East 74th Street in New York.