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Annunciation Church Celebrates Feast Day and 200 Years of Greek Independence

ELKINS PARK, PA – The Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Elkins Park on March 25 celebrated its feast day and the 200th Anniversary of the Independence of Greece with the Orthros, Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, and Doxology. The services were presided over by His Grace Bishop Apostolos of Medeia who was assigned on February 3 of this year by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America with the liturgical and pastoral responsibilities and needs of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Jersey. 


On Monday evening, May 24, 2022, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros issued the following statement on Twitter regarding the deadly shooting of 19 children and 2 teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas earlier that morning: The massacre of so many innocent today in Uvalde, TX, must challenge our Nation to finally address gun violence.

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PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


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