Archdiocese Affiliated Groups - Clergy-Laity
Alumni Of St. Basil's Academy
This association is comprised of those women who are graduates of the teacher's academy which was located at The Academy of St. Basil until 1972 when it was transferred and became a part of Hellenic College. Their meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 4th.
Archdiocesan Educational Council
Under the aegis of the Archdiocesan Department of Education which oversees the parochial and afternoon schools of the Archdiocese, this council comprised of distinguished educators and proponents of Hellenistic studies will sponsor a panel discussion on the importance of "Greek Education" which encompasses not simply language, but also culture, history and those facets of Hellenism which are the cornerstone of Western Civilization. In addition, a cultural festival with ethnic dances is being considered at an appropriate location in the City.
Laymen who have distinguished themselves in their service to the Church have been bestowed with membership in this Order of St. Andrew the Apostle. As Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, it is their sacred duty to work in support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and its various institutions and concerns. A breakfast meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 3rd.
This association of Orthodox Christian Religious Educators, under the aegis of the Archdiocesan Department of Religious Education will sponsor a reception for Clergy and Sunday School teachers on Sunday, June 30th from 4-6 P.M. All clergymen and teachers are cordially invited to join in fellowship with the members of DOXA's National Board. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers.
National Forum Of Church Musicians
Comprised of church musicians from throughout the Archdiocese, this organization hosts their regular meetings as well as a reception at which they present their "Romanos O Melodos" award to a church musician or individual who has distinguished themself in promoting the mission of the Forum. The reception will be Sunday evening, June 30th, and meetings through out the week.
When Holy Cross School of Theology was established in 1939 it was first located in Pomfret, Connecticut until 1947 when it was moved to its present location in Brookline, Mass. This association encompasses those senior clergymen of the Archdiocese who attended Holy Cross when it was located at its original site and the Congress affords them the opportunity to gather in fellowship.
Retired Clergy Association
The RCA is comprised of those clergymen of the Archdiocese who have "retired" from active service. A separate reception has been scheduled with the Archbishop.