Pioneering Priests - Early History of Greek Orthodox Church in America
Pioneering Priests: Establishing the Greek Orthodox Faith in America, a special exhibition funded by The Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Endowment Fund, is now on display at the Shrine. The exhibition features some of the early priests and Hierarchs who helped establish the Greek Orthodox faith in America. . . .
The exhibition was produced by guest curators Dr. William H. Samonides and Dr. Regine Johnson Samonides and is the product of more than a decade of research. Currently featured are 61 priests representing 49 of the earliest parishes in the Archdiocese. Their stories are illustrated with over 100 photographs of the priests, their parishes, and their times gathered from sources across America. . . .
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