News & Updates :

  • 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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  • 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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