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 Daughters of Penelope Narcissus Chapter 289 held an Artoklasia at St. Demetrios Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (Photo: Erin McGuirk)
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.”
Daughters of Penelope Narcissus Chapter member Karyl Zitis made the bread for the offering. (Photo: Erin McGuirk)
The Daughters of Penelope Narcissus Chapter 289 held an Artoklasia at St. Demetrios Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL with Fr. Peter Zougras presiding. (Photo: Mona Kapakos)