Holy Cross Greek Afternoon School Celebrates the Three Hierarchs

February 6, 2018

WHITESTONE – The Holy Cross Greek Afternoon School celebrated the Three Hierarchs on Sunday, Feb. 4 immediately following the Divine Liturgy at Holy Cross Church in Whitestone, NY. The students read essays and recited poems in honor of the Holy Church Fathers- St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom, and the Greek Letters. They also sang the hymn of the feast day of the Three Hierarchs which is celebrated every year on January 30.

Among those present were presiding priest of the community Fr. Dionysios Anagnostopoulos, the Greek Afternoon School Principal Christina Makridis, teachers- Effie Lambadaridou, Katerina Koutsoupaki, Peggy Simakou, Maria Haralambou, Kostas Christoforatos, Kalliopi Xanthopoulo, Elli Ziogka, the parents, grandparents, and community members.


MONTREAL- In his interview on the CTV television network, following his meeting with his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau, where the strengthening of bilateral relations was emphasized and the agreement for the delivery of seven state-of-the-art firefighting aircraft was signed, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis focused on the significant improvement in the economic climate and the increasing attraction of investments to Greece Just before the European elections in June, the Prime Minister emphasized, “For the first time, we will give the opportunity to our diaspora, those who have the right to vote in Greece, to utilize the postal vote to participate in the European elections.

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