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Poughkeepsie AHEPA Chapter 158 Visits St. Nicholas Church & National Shrine WTC

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Poughkeepsie Chapter #158 sponsored a trip to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center in New York City. The AHEPA Chapter escorted 47 Ahepans and parishioners for a day that included a visit to the 9/11 Memorial and the Shrine.

While at the church, Rev. Fr. Andreas Vithoulkas, presiding priest of St. Nicholas, and Rev. Fr. Jason Dickey, presiding priest of Kimisis tis Theotokou Poughkeepsie provided a tour of the iconography of the church and a Paraklesis.

Following the visit, the group had a luncheon at the Village Taverna Greek Restaurant near New York University. It turned out to be a wonderful day for all.

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