News & Updates :

  • NEW OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE APPOINTMENTS AT HCHC

    Fr. Michael Kouremetis and Fr. Christopher Flesoras have been appointed Dean of Students and Assistant Dean of Students, respectively, by HCHC President George M. Cantonis with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Chairman of the Board of Trustees.  Deans of Students play vitally important roles in the life of Hellenic College Holy Cross. They are essential to the fulfillment of the institution's mission, not only by ensuring the quality of campus life for all students in both schools, but also by overseeing priestly and spiritual formation and services in Holy Cross Chapel. In announcing these appointments, President...

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  • HCHC PRESIDENT CANTONIS WITHDRAWS RESIGNATION

    On June 7, 2021, Hellenic College Holy Cross President George M. Cantonis sent the following communication to the HCHC community and Board of Trustees announcing his decision to withdraw his resignation: To all in our HCHC community, I am pleased to let you know that I have withdrawn my resignation from the position of President of Hellenic College Holy Cross.  My stated intent to resign stemmed from issues that had caused me great concern. Fortunately, however, subsequent highly productive discussions have resulted in the resolution of those issues and a clear path ahead. I look forward with renewed optimism and...

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  • HIS GRACE BISHOP ATHENAGORAS OF NAZIANZOS ORDAINED AT HOLY CROSS CHAPEL

    On Saturday, June 5, 2021, His Grace Bishop Athenagoras of Nazianzos was ordained at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology's Holy Cross Chapel. His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America presided over the ordination, assisted by His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta, His Eminence Metropolitan Cleopas of Sweden and All Scandinavia, His Grace Bishop Sevastianos of Zela, His Grace Bishop Apostolos of Medeia, His Grace Bishop Ierotheos of Evkarpia, His Grace Bishop Joachim of Amissos, His Grace Bishop John of the Antiochian Orthodox Diocese of Worcester and New England, and other clergy....

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  • HCHC HOLDS VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT

    On Saturday, May 15, Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology held its first Commencement since 2019. The ceremony was unique in the institution's long history for two reasons: it honored the classes of both 2020 and 2021 and combined prerecorded segments with a live, interactive 'virtual kafeneion'  following the ceremony itself. Before the formal program began, viewers watched an inspiring video capturing the spiritual, academic, and social life of the campus community. The video was created by Anberin Pasha and Emanuel Sabau, HCHC's media specialists, both of them graduates of the School.  The team also produced the...

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  • REV. DR. GEORGE PARSENIOS APPOINTED DEAN OF HOLY CROSS

    By a unanimous vote of HCHC's Board of Trustees on May 10, 2021, Rev. Dr. George Parsenios has been appointed Dean of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and Professor of New Testament with tenure. In announcing the appointment, HCHC President George M. Cantonis said, "We are extraordinarily fortunate that a scholar of such renown, himself a Holy Cross alumnus, has accepted the deanship, which has always been of tremendous importance to the institution's academic and spiritual vitality, but never more than at this time, as we intensify our efforts to make HCHC the very best it can be."...

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  • HCHC CAMPUS TO REOPEN FOR FALL SEMESTER

    George M. Cantonis, President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology has announced plans to reopen the HCHC campus for the Fall 2021 semester. With the increasing availability of vaccinations, resulting in an anticipated decline in COVID-19 transmission and infectivity, the reopening will mark a return to a more typical on-campus experience for HCHC's students, with flexible accommodations. Inside and outside the classroom, they will once again be able to enjoy many of the distinctive elements of an HCHC education.  The current plan is to hold classes in-person, with faculty teaching and students learning in the classroom. Fall 2021 classes...

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  • MALIOTIS CENTER PRESENTS CONFERENCE ON THE ORTHODOX CHURCH’S ROLE IN THE GREEK REVOLUTION

    On Saturday, April 17, the Maliotis Cultural Center at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology presented the virtual conference "1821-2021: The Orthodox Church and the Greek Revolution" in observance of the bicentennial of the beginning of Greece's War of Independence. The conference examined the vital role of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Greek Orthodox clergy in supporting the formation and preservation of Greek national and religious identity. The conference was hosted by V. Rev. Fr. Athenagoras Ziliaskopoulos, Chief Secretary of the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Chaplain of Hellenic College Holy Cross....

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  • HCHC TO HOST VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT ON MAY 15, 2021

    In order to ensure the continued safety of its campus community during the ongoing pandemic, Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology will host its baccalaureate and graduate school Commencement ceremonies virtually this year, honoring the classes of both 2020 and 2021. The virtual format will allow the graduates, their families and friends, alumni, and all others who are part of the extended HCHC community to take part without the need to travel.  School administrators have been working closely with local health authorities and following the guidelines of the CDC to make informed decisions. George M. Cantonis, President...

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  • MALIOTIS EXHIBITION OPENS TO GREAT ACCLAIM

    On Tuesday, March 30, a major exhibition, The Greek Revolution through American Eyes, opened with a celebratory event at the Maliotis Cultural Center of Hellenic College Holy Cross. In addition to the invited guests present at the Center, Greeks and Hellenophiles everywhere were able to watch the live-streamed opening on the exhibition website, www.greekrevolution.org. This traveling and online exhibition is the fruit of a partnership between the Maliotis Center and the Dean C. and Zoe S. Pappas Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies of Stockton University. Consisting of 22 large panels with images of seminal documents and artifacts, it explores the common...

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  • MAJOR EXHIBITION OPENS MARCH 30 AT MALIOTIS CENTER

    A keenly anticipated exhibition commemorating the 200th anniversary of the start of the Greek War of Independence, The Greek Revolution through American Eyes, will open on March 30 with a celebratory event at the Maliotis Cultural Center of Hellenic College Holy Cross. His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America will inaugurate the exhibition during the opening ceremony, which will take place from 11am to 12:30pm and be live-streamed at www.greekrevolution.org.  This traveling and online exhibition is the fruit of a partnership between the Maliotis Center and the Dean C. and Zoe S. Pappas Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies of Stockton University. It...

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