Forty Years of Ministry of Archbishop Demetrios
- GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA COMMEMORATES FORTY YEARS OF
HIERARCHICAL MINISTRY OF HIS EMINENCE ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS WITH HOLY LITURGY
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
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.
GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA
8-10 East 79th St. New York, NY 10075-0106
Tel: (212) 570-3530 Fax: (212) 774-0215
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 7, 2007
Contact: Rev. Dr. Frank Marangos
Tel: (212) 774-0244