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Narcissus Chapter 289 Celebrates 91st Anniversary of the Daughters of Penelope

November 29, 2020

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Narcissus Chapter 289 of Ft. Lauderdale, FL held an Artoklasia on November 15 celebrating the 91st Anniversary of the Daughters of Penelope which was founded by Alexandra Apostolides on November 16, 1929 in San Francisco, CA. 

One of the chapter members Sister Karyl Zitis prepared and baked the five loaves of bread for the offering. Fr. Peter Zougras, the St. Demetrios Ft. Lauderdale community’s parish priest, presided over the Artoklasia.

Narcissus Chapter 289 will be celebrating their 63rd anniversary on December 8.

The Chapter said in a statement via email, “We have been blessed with the knowledge of several of our founders of Narcissus Chapter 289 who are still with us to help carry on the traditions of the Daughters of Penelope. Along with their knowledge and the enthusiasm of all our members, we have an amazing group of sisters.”

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