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Welcome to the Saint Athanasius the Great Website

"Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God." - Romans 15:7  
   

We welcome you to the homepage of our St. Athanasius the Great Greek Orthodox Church!  The St. Athanasius the Great Greek Orthodox Church in Arlington, Massachusetts strives to be a living witness of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.  Our mission as a Parish is to "Practice Hospitality" (Romans 12:13), as St. Paul so exhorts......  Thus, it is our rich blessing to strive and bring the Light of Christ to all of God's people, through Orthodox Christian tradition, education, and philanthropy.  We seek to serve the spiritual needs of our faithful parishioners through the sacramental life of the Church.  By means of outreach and faith in God, we continue our growth as a living Church by inviting others into the Orthodox faith through Baptism and/or Chrismation, and educating them through the establishment of our Christian ministries, programs, schools, and philanthropic activities. 


Upcoming Events

Annual Turkey Drive for The Home for Little Wanderers
Please donate your turkey by Monday, November 24th at 5:00pm

JOY Potluck Dinner
Friday, November 21, 2014
6:00 - 8:00pm
James Bouboulis Auditorium
Details

Feast of St. Katherine
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Orthros 8:00am  Divine Liturgy 9:00-10:00am

Parish Council Elections
Sunday, December 7, 2014 
11:30 - 2pm

Hellenic Nursing Home Advent Visit
Saturday, December 13, 2014
8:15 am Departure
Details

Celebration of our 50th Anniversary in 2014

Event Photos

50th Anniversary Golden Gala Celebration
Program Book

The 50th Anniversary Committee extends their gratitude to the parishioners, benefactors, sponsors, donors and friends for their support in making this milestone celebration a memorable event.


Winter Hours Begin Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sunday Worship Schedule

Orthros 8:45AM   Divine Liturgy 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Catechetical Sunday Church School 10:00AM


Announcements - News

GOYA Officers 2014-2015

President - Demi Tsitsopoulos
Vice President - Stavros Vallas
Treasurer - Yiannis Bouboulis
Correspondence Secretaries - Annalise Paganis and Yiorgos Karaminas
Minutes Secretary - Sophia Kyrou

At the recent Metropolis Camp event on September 13, 2014, our own Stavros Ioakimidis retrieved the Cross from the Lake (from among 13 other swimmers) and received a beautiful neck cros from Metropolitan Methodios in honour of the event!  AXIOS!!!

Greek Dancing
Monday, September 22, 2014
6pm

50th Anniversary Commemorative Album 
Join your fellow parishioners and become an album sponsor by completing this form.
Please contact George Makredes with any questions
Geo.Makredes@comcast.net or 781.492.0138


"Manna from Heaven"

50th Anniversary Cookbook

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