News & Updates :

  • HELLENIC COLLEGE TO HOST OPEN HOUSE

    On Saturday, October 23, Hellenic College will host an open house for prospective students--the first such in-person event since 2019. Visitors and their families will be able to tour the campus, meet current students and faculty, sit in on mini-classes, learn about the admissions process and financial aid, and see for themselves what a unique and welcoming community HCHC truly is. Click here to find out more and register.

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  • REV. DR. GEORGE KARAHALIOS LIBRARY OPENS AT MALIOTIS CULTURAL CENTER

    The Maliotis Cultural Center, located on the campus of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA, recently opened the Rev. Dr. George Karahalios Library and Lounge. This welcoming and versatile space is made possible by the generous donation of Presvytera Calypso “Lee” Karahalios, in memory of her late husband. Presvytera Lee says she is “honored to be able to help, even a little, the Maliotis Cultural Center, with which my husband and I have been closely connected for over fifty years.” Fr. Karahalios served HCHC in several roles: as a professor of philosophy, as Vice...

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  • COMMUNIQUE OF THE HOLY EPARCHIAL SYNOD

    NEW YORK – On Thursday, September 16, 2021, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America convened a regular meeting of the Holy Eparchial Synod via video conference, in order to deliberate on significant matters that affect the Archdiocese of America. At the beginning of the meeting, the synodical hierarchs with joy were informed of today’s communique of our Mother Church, the Ecumenical Patriarchate, that His All-Holiness will indeed make his previously arranged visit to America, without postponement. Discussing the topic of the vaccination of the faithful, the hierarchs unanimously affirmed that the Church not only permits vaccinations against diseases (e.g. polio,...

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  • Archiepiscopal Encyclical for the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

    Unto the Most Reverend and Right Reverend Hierarchs, Pious Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, Presidents and Members of Parish Councils, Honorable Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Members of Leadership 100, the Day and Afternoon Schools, Philoptochos Societies, the Youth, Greek Orthodox Organizations, and the entirety of the Christ-named Plenitude of the Holy Archdiocese of America, Exalt the Lord our God, and worship at the footstool of His feet, for He is holy. (Introit) My Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-giving Cross is a milestone in every liturgical year...

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  • NEW ACADEMIC SERVICES COORDINATOR APPOINTED

    Danielle Brown has been appointed the Coordinator of HCHC's Center for Academic Services. Ms. Brown received both a bachelor's degree in English Adolescence Education and a master's degree in English from the State University of New York (SUNY) New Paltz.  In her role as Coordinator, Ms. Brown will direct the writing center, arrange tutoring in other subjects, and serve as the principal liaison for students requiring academic accommodations. 

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  • THE GREEK REVOLUTION THROUGH AMERICAN EYES, 1821-1829

    We are pleased to announce that the bicentennial exhibition The Greek Revolution Through American Eyes, 1821-1829 is now live at www.greekrevolution.org! The digital exhibit offers in-depth content, including captivating narrative, historical images, primary sources, and essays by sixteen contributing scholars from the United States and Greece. These essays elucidate topics associated with each of the exhibit’s four main themes and explore connections between Greece and the United States during the revolutionary struggle, as well as its prelude and aftermath. The site, designed to be accessible from both desktop and mobile devices, is a landmark commemoration of the Greek War of...

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  • FR. JAMES KATINAS APPOINTED VP FOR INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

    Fr. James Katinas, DMin has been appointed by President George M. Cantonis to be HCHC's Vice President for  Institutional Advancement, effective September 1. Fr. Katinas is returning to his alma mater (MDiv 1991) as both a loyal alumnus and as someone who has previously occupied several important positions at the School, including that of Director of Development from 2004 to 2006 and Director of Institutional Advancement from 2011-2015. "I am excited about returning to campus at a time when HCHC is growing dynamically and needs the support of all faithful Orthodox Christians to truly fulfill its mission." Fr. Jim, as...

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  • NEW LEADERSHIP AT THE PAPPAS PATRISTIC INSTITUTE

    The Very Reverend Archimandrite Maximos Constas has been appointed by HCHC President George M. Cantonis to be the new Director of the Stephen and Catherine Pappas Patristic Institute. Fr. Maximos was a founding board member of the Institute and brings to his new role a long and distinguished career in patristic theology and the study of the Church Fathers. Part of Hellenic College Holy Cross, the Institute is dedicated to the advancement and promotion of patristic studies in service to both the academy and the Church. It is devoted especially to the study of the Greek Fathers and the Byzantine...

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  • FR. VRAME NAMED DIRECTOR OF HOLY CROSS ORTHODOX PRESS

    HCHC President George M. Cantonis has announced the appointment of the Very Reverend Archimandrite Anton C. Vrame, PhD, as Director of Holy Cross Orthodox Press, effective September 1. Having been actively involved in publishing for several decades, he brings a wealth of experience to the work of the Press, which he has managed in the past, establishing its policies and procedures for reviewing and publishing manuscripts of significance to the Greek Orthodox Church.  During his previous tenure as Director of the Press, it published works by such eminent scholars as Archbishop Anastasios Yannoulatos, Metropolitan John Zizioulas, Christos Yannaras, and Dumitru...

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  • 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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