On Friday, February 10, 2023, students from the Archdiocesan District’s parochial schools visited the Archdiocese and met with Archbishop Elpidophoros of America for a celebration of International Greek Language Day.
Students from St. Demetrios Preparatory School (Astoria), Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Day School (Brooklyn), and the Cathedral School (Manhattan) recited poems and presented artwork commemorating the occasion. They were accompanied by their parents and their teachers, among them Angeliki Tsementzi (St. Demetrios), Eleni Karageorgiou and Katerina Bliatza (Holy Cross), and Athanasia Phillou and Katerina Tsaroucha (Cathedral School).
Department of Greek Education Director Anastasios Koularmanis and President of the Federation of Greek Teachers of America Stella Kokolis attended the event. Archdiocesan Chancellor Protopresbyter Nektarios Papazafiropoulos and Archdiocesan District Chancellor Protopresbyter of the Ecumenical Throne Elias Villis also attended.
Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America