Whence Karekla?

From where does the Greek word for chair, karekla, originate?  And, why on earth am I even thinking about this?  The question came about from my recent stint substituting for Rubina as teacher of the senior Greek School class.  In addition to the lessons in the book...

Why Greek School?

It is that time of the year – registration for Greek School at the Cathedral today and tomorrow, with the traditional Sept. 14  agiasmo service kicking off the year and classes starting the next day.  Greek School can be tough for parents –...

Sunday

We had a long, busy and fun Sunday today at the Cathedral, with, in addition to the usual orthros and liturgy, the procession for the Elevation of the Cross as well as the traditional March 25 doxology with the Greek School students.  There were also several mercy...

Greek School Advent Party

Yesterday afternoon was the annual Greek School Advent party.  The PTA provided the food – the picture below shows some of the dozens of pizza that were donated – as well as the decorations and help for the event.  We had an opening prayer – with the...