Philadelphia, PA – Greek school season kicked off again at Evangelismos Greek Orthodox Church in northeast Philly. Some thirty students have registered for the kindergarten through sixth-grade program. The classes are hosted at Ukrainian Center, 700 Cedar Road, Jenkintown, PA 19046. Classes are scheduled to take place every Tuesday and Friday evening from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.
Fr. Alexandros made the ceremonial Agiasmos memorable, by handing out a red lollipop to all students following their blessing. Fr. Alexandros had brought back the sugary treat from his home island of Skiathos in Greece. The popular treat is sold in the town square of Papadiamanti.