Wilmington, DE – On January 28, eight Greek schools in the Metropolis of New Jersey’s Delaware Valley Region celebrated The Three Hierarchs and the Day of the Greek Letters.
The event, hosted by Holy Trinity of Wilmington, DE, saw participation from various communities, including Aristotle Academy of St. George in Media, PA; St. Demetrios of Upper Darby, PA; St. Luke of Broomall, PA; St. Thomas of Cherry Hill, NJ; Holy Trinity Cathedral of Camp Hill, PA; and Annunciation of Elkins Park, PA.
The keynote speaker, Anastasios Koularmanis, Director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America’s Department of Greek Education, addressed the gathering. Archimandrite Christoforos Oikonomidis, the presiding priest of Holy Trinity Wilmington, offered welcoming remarks.
Metropolitan Apostolos of New Jersey highlighted the significance of The Three Hierarchs as crucial figures in the Church’s history, spreading Hellenism and Christianity globally. He emphasized the Metropolis’s dedication to preserving Hellenism alongside the faith.
During the celebration, students from the participating schools recited poems depicting the lives of the Saints, earning warm applause from the more than 400 guests in attendance.