Philoptochos Ladies Society

Our Sts. Constantine and Helen Ladies Philoptochos Society 2013 Officers:

President:          Evelyn Pappas
Vice President:  Elizabeth Vriga
Secretary:         Marie McNally
Treasurer:         Sandi Kunkel

The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc. ( http://www.philoptochos.org/ ) is the duly accredited women's philanthropic society of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The mission of the Society shall be:

  • To aid the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, the handicapped, the victims of disasters, to undertake the burial of impoverished persons and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the Church through fund raising efforts; and

  • To promote the charitable, benevolent, and philanthropic purposes of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, through instructional programs, presentations, lectures, seminars and other educational resources;

  • To preserve and perpetuate Orthodox Christian concepts and the Orthodox Christian Family, and through them, to promote the Greek Orthodox Faith and traditions, in accordance with its doctrines, canons, discipline, divine worship, usages and customs;

  • To promote participation in the activities of the Greek Orthodox community, with the cooperation of the Parish Priest and the Parish Council.

The charitable work of the Society shall be performed with discretion, courtesy and kindness.

 

Monthly Bulletin
Monthly Message
September 28, 2017 -
The miraculous Hawaiian Holy Theotokos of Iveron icon will be visiting our Church Monday, October 16th at 6:00pm. All are welcome to receive God's special blessing through this wonderworking icon.

 

Recent Sermons
September 10, 2017 -
Are the end times coming? We are living through unprecedented hurricanes with Harvey and Irma. We witness a massive 8.1 earthquake in Mexico. Raging wildfires in Oregon and the Northeast are threatening. Ongoing wars in Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, and Iraq, as well as many other places around the world. The unthinkable threat of nuclear disaster, especially now with North Korea. Are the end times coming?

 

September 03, 2017 -
I begin my sermon today with this introduction about how all of creation is affected by the fallen world we live in, because this past week we witnessed what the National Weather Service called an “unprecedented and beyond anything experienced” natural disaster with Hurricane Harvey. Imagine, more than 52 inches of rain falling in such a short span of time, a record for the continental United States.

 

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