The National Ladies Philoptohos Society held its annual meeting at Hellenic College and Holy Cross. More than eighty women from all the Metropolises and the Archdiocesan District visited the campus on Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29. The gathering was led by National President Ms. Georgia Skeadas. His Grace, Bishop Andonios of Phasiane, spiritual advisor to the Philoptohos Society, also was in attendance. The women had the opportunity to attend the Akathist Hymn services in Holy Cross Chapel on Friday night.
Faculty and students from Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology celebrated the Feast of the Three Hierarchs on January 30 with liturgical services and a special symposium honoring St. John Chrysostom, regarded by the Church as a great biblical exegete, bishop and preacher. The observance marked the 1600th Anniversary of his death.
The commemoration began on Tuesday evening January 29 with the celebration of Great Vespers. Dr. Lewis Patsavos, Professor of Canon Law, delivered the festal sermon.
Later that evening, Rev. Dr. Gus Christo, pastor of Holy Trinity Church in Wilmington Delaware, delivered the annual St. John Chrysostom Lecture. His presentation was entitled: "St.
Rev. Dr. Gus Christo, pastor of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Wilmington, DE delivered the annual St, John Chrysostom Lecture on January 29, 2008 at Hellenic College-Holy Cross.
Fr. Christo spoke on "St. John Chrysostom: The 1600th Anniversary of His Repose and the Pertinence of His Ecclesiology Today." In his presentation, Fr. Christo emphasized the distinctive exegetical characteristics of the preaching of St. John Chrysostom as they related to the understanding of the Church.
The lecture marked the beginning of a Symposium at the School commemorating the ministry and writings of St.
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