News and Events

Dr. James C. Alex Reposes

July 18, 2012

Dr. James C. Alex, a member of the Board of Trustees of Hellenic College Holy Cross, recently died tragically. He was a Trustee for over fourteen years and a member of the Executive Committee and chair of the Institutional Advancement Committee.

He was a beloved son, brother, uncle and godfather. A devout Orthodox Christian, he was an accomplished physician and an eminent facial reconstructive surgeon. He was a native of Boston who was a graduate of Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School.

Dr. Alex opened the Weston Center for Cosmetic Surgery, his own practice in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, in 2006, following almost twenty years of top-flight accomplishments in research, medical education and surgical practice.


Hellenic College Holy Cross Announces Honorary Speaker and Honoree at 2012 Commencement

May 02, 2012

 George D. Behrakis to be Honored and to Deliver Commencement Address

Hellenic College Holy Cross, the oldest and largest accredited Orthodox Christian institution of higher learning, announced that George D.


Spiritual Formation Teacher Training Course to Be Held at HCHC

April 17, 2012

Catherine Varkas, Director of the nationally accredited Palm Harbor Montessori Teacher Education Center, will offer a two week immersion course in teacher training exploring the religious nature and vital needs of the 3 to 6 year old child. The program will take place at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, Massachusetts, from June 18th-June 29th, 2012 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM.


Our role is to prepare an environment that nurtures the sensitive period of spiritual formation and to present Liturgical and Biblical materials that invite the children to respond to God’s love.


Red Sox Baseball Camp to Be Held on HCHC Campus This Summer

April 10, 2012

View and Download the Red Sox Summer Camp Poster


Article from The Word - Antiochian Seminarians and Students Growing Together at HCHC

April 06, 2012

by Nayla Daly

The Holy Cross Chapel sits atop the highest point of the Hellenic College Holy Cross campus. Its Byzantine style is reflective of the eleventh and twelfth centuries and is modeled after the Church of the Holy Apostles. Over the horizon is a clear view of the Boston skyline. A Great Vespers service is being chanted in memory of the Holy Great Martyr St. Theodore the General, with a procession of his holy relics.

Lauren Maalouf from St. Nicholas Church in Los Angeles, a fourth-year student of Elementary Education, attends the evening service. Serving is Father Phillip Begley from Sioux City, Iowa, who is completing his Master of Divinity degree at Holy Cross Greek School of Theology. Today the hillside chapel is packed.


Cappella Romana to Present at HCHC

March 07, 2012

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross Presents A Lecture and Concert By Cappella Romana

Cappella Romana Performs ‘Desert City: Medieval Byzantine Music of The Holy Land' in Boston



The Patriarch Athenagoras Lecture

February 23, 2012

Metropolitan Emmanuel of France

The Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Significance of Dialogue

Wednesday March 14, 2012 at 7:30PM

Maliotis Cultural Center

Hellenic College 

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology


His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel (Adamakis) is the Metropolitan of France, Exarch of Europe.


Article from The Word - Hellenic College & Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

December 19, 2011

by Nayla Daly

Hellenic College Holy Cross, the oldest and largest accredited Orthodox Christian institution of higher education in America offers theological, professional and liberal arts programs that integrate faith, learning and service. Hellenic College is a vibrant Orthodox Christian college offering six different majors. Students experience its challenging academics that are further enriched by cultural opportunities in Boston and abroad. Hellenic College’s integrated approach to education, faith and service prepares men and women for leadership in their professions and in their communities. The faculties and students of both the undergraduate and graduate schools are engaged in the education and formation of the future leaders of our Church and society.


Hellenic College Holy Cross Presents Internationally Leading Scholar in Byzantine Art and Culture Public Lecture: “Imperial Self-presentation and the Byzantine Oikoumene”

November 21, 2011

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross will host a lecture on “Imperial Self-presentation and the Byzantine Oikoumene.”  Ioli Kalavrezou brings focus on the arts of the empire of Byzantium with a special interest on such topics as ivory and steatite carving, the private icon, imperial art, manuscript illumination, and the use of symbols and relics in the hands of the empire.  The lecture will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 4:00 p.m.

The lecture will be held in the Reading Room of the Archbishop Iakovos Library & Learning Resource Center at Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology located at 50 Goddard Avenue, Brookline, MA, 02445.  Free Parking avai


Article from The Hellenic Voice - Lecture Highlights Greek Presence in Asia Minor

November 09, 2011

BROOKLINE, Mass. – Dr. Paschalis Kitromilides, professor of political science at the University of Athens, presented a lecture on October 18 at Hellenic College Holy Cross School of Theology on “The Greek Presence in Post Byzantine Asia Minor and its Academic Study.”

The lecture surveyed the history of Hellenism in Asia Minor from the battle of Manzikert in 1071 to the start of the early 20th century, and highlighted ways in which the Greek Orthodox communities managed to survive.





Below is a list of upcoming events at Hellenic College Holy Cross.  For a complete list, please refer to our Campus Calendar.

Holy Cross Resident Fellow Lecture
Library Reading Room
Apr 27 3:30 pm
Community Connections Celebration
Library Reading Room
Apr 30 12:30 pm
Last Day of Classes for Graduating Seniors
May 1
Byzantine Music Examinations
May 1 9 am
Study Days for Seniors
May 2
Byzantine Music Examinations
May 2 9 am