News & Updates : Month: July 2018
Dr. Grammenos Karanos Ordained to the Holy Diaconate
By the grace of God and with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, Dr. Grammenos Karanos, Assistant Professor of Byzantine Liturgical Music at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, was ordained to the holy diaconate by his Eminence Metropolitan Barnabas of Neapolis and Stavroupolis on July 26, 2018, during the feast of St. Paraskevi. On the evening before the feast, following the local church’s tradition, Metropolitan Barnabas introduced the candidate to the faithful members of his Metropolis during Vespers in St. Paraskevi Church in Xirokrini, Thessaloniki. The ordination of Rev. Dn. Grammenos took...
26th Annual Golf Classic a Great Success
The 26th annual Hellenic College Holy Cross Nicholas J. Bouras Memorial Golf Classic is always a much-anticipated highlight of the summer and this year's sold-out event may well have been the very best ever. The maximum capacity of players gathered at the lovely Kernwood Country Club in Salem, Massachusetts on July 16 for a full day of golf on the championship course designed by the great Donald Ross. Before teeing off, they were presented with lavish gift bags and had a chance to socialize at a buffet brunch. The golfers later enjoyed grilled chicken and Greek sausage on the course....
A Historic Day On the Holy Hill: HCHC Hosts More Than A Thousand Clergy-Laity Delegates
Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology hosted a special day for delegates to the 44th Clergy-Laity Congress on July 3, 2018. More than a thousand delegates, some with their families, traveled from Congress headquarters at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel to the school's 52-acre campus overlooking the Boston skyline. The highly successful event was historic on two levels, both because it was the first time ever that the school had welcomed such a large gathering and also because HCHC traces its origins to the Clergy-Laity Congress of 1935, which was also held in Boston. It was...