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From Wedgies to Widgets: Bullying in the Age of Technology

Bullying is an age old issue that has found a new platform: cyberspace. What once necessitated bold face-to-face interaction now lurks in the shadowy solace of cellphones and computers. It begins at school, on the playground, and at GOYA but now continues into our homes and safe spaces.

44th Biennial Clergy Laity Congress Concludes with Grand Banquet and Plenary Session

The 44th Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America concluded last night, July 5, 2018 with a Grand Banquet at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel and attended by more than 1,200 people. The festive banquet followed a full day of deliberations in the setting of the Plenary Session of the Congress.

Doxology Service for the 4th of July - Hellenic College Holy Cross Orientation Educational Day

A service of Doxology was held today for the 4th of July, Independence Day by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America inside of the large conference rooms of the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel, where the 44th Clergy Laity Congress is taking place July 1-5, 2018.

A Positive First Day: The 44th Clergy Laity Congress Off to a good start

The 44th Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America began with the Keynote Address of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Monday morning July 2, 2018.

Welcome Address of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston to the Opening Session of the 44th Clergy Laity Congress

On behalf of the clergy and laity of the 62 parishes of the Metropolis of Boston, I welcome you to the 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress. The city of Boston is a fitting location for our gathering, not only because it is home to one of the historic Greek Orthodox communities in America and Hellenic College/Holy Cross, but also because it is the birthplace of religious freedom in the United States.

​Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 44th Clergy Laity Congress

Video Message By His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Opening of the 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

The 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress begins in Boston with Divine Liturgy

The 44th Biennial Clergy Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America began today with a Hierarchical Concelebration of the Divine Liturgy in Boston’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation.

Greek Orthodox officials to gather for biennial meeting

Officials from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will be gathering in Massachusetts for a national meeting. The organization's 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress is expected to draw delegates from parishes across the country to downtown Boston starting Sunday.

Boston Host Committee for Greek Orthodox Church’s 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress Prepares for National Convention in July

The Host Committee for the 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (GOAA) continues to prepare for the upcoming gathering of delegates from parishes throughout the United States, which will convene July 1-5, 2018, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Concurrently with the Clergy-Laity Congress, the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society will convene its Biennial National Convention in the same venue.

Clergy-Laity Congress Theme Article – Part 2

When we meet in Boston for our Clergy-Laity Congress, let us be led by God, inspired by our faith, and emboldened by our potential to accomplish the impossible. Let us come together as brothers and sisters in Christ from throughout our Holy Archdiocese and gather in worship, prayer, and unity in our commitment to our sacred work.

Arthur C. Anton Sr., Named Honorary Chairman of 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress

Arthur C. Anton Sr., renowned philanthropist and founding member of the League of Greek Orthodox Stewards (today known as Leadership 100 Endowment Fund) will serve as honorary chairman of the 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, which will convene in Boston, July 1-5, 2018.

All Things are Possible to the One Who Believes in Christ

Throughout the Holy Scriptures we see the power and potential of faith. Faith is shown in the marvelous works of God among His people and the amazing miracles of Christ. Through His life and ministry and His glorious Resurrection, we see that through faith we can have life and have it abundantly.

The 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress will be held in Boston, July 1 to 5, 2018

The 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will take place July 1 to 5, 2018, in Boston, Massachusetts, hosted by the Holy Metropolis of Boston and His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston.

Archiepiscopal Encyclical Announcing the 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress

With joy in our hearts as we anticipate the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord, I join with the beloved and respected Hierarchs of the Holy Eparchial Synod and the members of the Archdiocesan Council in announcing that our 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress and the national meeting of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society will convene July 1 to 5, 2018, in Boston, Massachusetts.

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