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Congratulations to . . .

. . .  Fr. Theodore and Presvytera Stacey Dorrance of St. Catherine in Greenwood Village, CO on the birth of their 4th grandchild. Sevastiani Anna Poulos was born on October 8th weighing 8 lb, 3oz and 21 inches. Momma and baby are healthy and well! May God bless this growing family!

. . . Fr. Simon and Presvytera Stephanie Thomas of Annunciation in Memphis, TN, as they welcome the newest addition to their family. Christos Panayiotis Thomas, was born yesterday, October 11, 2017! He was 8lbs 13oz and 20 3/4in long and joins big sister Elpinike and big brother Demetri. May God bless their growing family. 

. . . Fr. Stephen and Presvytera Pearlann Bithos on the marriage of their daughter Kathryn Bithos to John Schieber.   They were married on October 8, 2017 at All Saints Church in Joliet, IL with the presence of friends and family! May God bless their marriage. Να ζήσουν!

. . . Fr. Christopher & Annabelle Xanthos of Holy Apostles Parish in Cheyenne, WY on the birth of their son. Petros Christophoros was born today, July 24, 2017 and both mother and baby are doing well. May God grant this family many happy and healthy years!

. . . Fr. Anastasios and Lena Athanasiou of St. Demetrios Church in Rocky River, Ohio, who welcomed their first baby girl, Zoe Ann, to the world on July 9, 2017, weighing 7 lbs. 7oz.  

. . . Fr. Philemon and Presvytera Maria Patitsas of St. Katherine Parish in Naples, FL. They welcomed the birth of granddaughter, Maria Gabriela Patitsas, born Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Camp Jejeune, NC to their son Nicholas and his wife, Andrea, Patitsas. She joins sister, Georgiana.

. . . Fr. Luke and Presvytera Ruth Uhl of Grand Junction, CO and the Denver Metropolis Center, for the birth of their grandson, Joseph, who was born June 3, 2017...7 lbs, 19 inches. May God grant him, and his parents John and Natalie, many, many happy and healthy years.

. . . Fr. Perry & Presvytera Cassandra Kallis of Holy Trinity in Waterbury, CT on the occasion of the birth of their daughter, Penelope Irene. She came into the world on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 12:53 am, weighing 7 lbs 2 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. She joins older brothers Joshua and Demetri. May God bless this growing family!

. . .  Fr. Photios and Presvytera Katherine Dumont of St. Demetrios in Seattle, WA, who welcomed their third grandchild, the beautiful Alexandra Georgia Dumont, on April 23, 2017, 9lbs. 11oz, 21 in. Parents John and Arianna Dumont are overjoyed and doing well. May God bless this growing family!

. . . Fr. Sampson and Presvytera Mallory Carlton Kasapakis of Tarpon Springs, FL. Christopher Jordan Kasapakis was born March 26, 2017 at 1:17am at 6.04 lbs and 19.25 in. Presvytera and baby are healthy and well. He joins big sister Sophia. May God bless and keep them. 

. . . Fr. Evagoras and Presvytera Maria Constantinides on the birth of their second son. Yianni Andrew was born on Thursday, March 23, 2017 weighing 8lbs and 12oz. He joins big brother Christopher and is also the grandson of Fr. Chris and Presvytera Angie Constantinides of Holy Trinity in Dallas, TX. Fr. Evan is the current director of Ionian Village. May God bless their growing family! 

. . . Fr. Pete and Presvytera Angie Sotiras of St. Basil's in Stockton, CA, who proudly announce the arrival of their 3rd child - Evan James Sotiras, born on March 18th, 2017. He is the younger brother of Justin (age 6) and Erene (age 2 1/2). He is the grandson of Fr. James and Presvytera Barbara Retelas of Annunciation in Sacramento, CA. May God bless their growing family!

. . . Fr. Bill and Anastasia Cassis, of Cincinnati, OH on their new grandchild. Their daughter and son-in-law Calliope and Ryan Capra welcomed their first daughter, Anastasia Kaye, on March 1st.   She weighed  7 lbs., 2 oz., and 21-1/2 inches. May God bless their growing family!

. . . Fr. Anastasios and Presvytera Elizabeth Theodoropoulos of Assumption Parish in Town and Country, MO.  Their daughter Ekaterini, was born on February 23, 2017.  Her birth weight was exactly 6 pounds. May God bless their growing family!

. . . Our NSP Corresponding Secretary Stephanie and Fr. Conan Gill, of St. George Church, Albuquerque, NM, on the birth of their twin daughters.  Kassiani Olivia and Theana Nicole were born Feb. 26th weighing 5 lbs., 14 oz, 19 inches, and 5 lbs., 18 inches, respectively. They join their three big brothers. May God bless their growing family!

. . .Presvytera Maria and Fr. Vasili Hillhouse, in Anchorage, Alaska, on the birth of their fifth son Evan (Evangelos) Patrick Hillhouse, born on Saturday, February 18th.  He weighed 7 lbs. 14.5 oz.May God bless Evan, his four older brothers, and his parents!

. . . Fr. George, the Chancellor of the Atlanta Metropolis, and his wife, Presvytera Marinda Tsahakis on the birth of their grandson, Nicholas Gary Wilson on February 15th. He is the son of their daughter, Katie Tsahakis Wilson and her husband Steven. Nicholas joins big sister Evangelia (Evie). May God bless their growing family!

. . . Deacon Eleftherios and Deaconess Ellie Constantine on the birth of their new baby girl, Marina Evangelia.  Marina arrived this morning at 3:39 a.m. weighing 6 lbs 15 oz.  She joins big brother Thomas and big sisters Anastasia! Mother and daughter are both doing well.May God bless their growing family!

. . . Fr. Bill and Presvytera Emily Bartz, of Holy Trinity Church, in Carmel, IN. Their daughter and son in law, Joanna and Evan Nicolaides, gave birth to their third child, a girl, on February 22nd.  Magdalena joins her sister Emilia and brother John. Congratulations also to great-grandmothers, Presvytera Janet Mamalis, Carmel, IN and Presvytera Zafera Bartz, Akron, OH. May God bless their growing family!

. . . Fr. Anastasios and Presvytera Elizabeth Theodoropoulos of Assumption Parish in Town and Country, MO.  Their daughter Ekaterini, was born on February 23, 2017.  Her birth weight was exactly 6 pounds. May God bless their growing family!

. . . Fr. George and Diana Lamberis of St. Haralambos Church, Niles, IL, on the birth of their son.  Emmanuel Demetrios was born on December 26, 2016 weighing 7 lbs., 7 oz, and 20-1/2 inches long.  God bless them!

. . . Fr. Michael and Presvytera Maria Gavrilos on the birth of their second daughter. Ypapanti Theodora was born on November 12, 2016 weighing 9lbs and measuring 20.75in. She joins big sister, Despina Vasiliki. We also congratulate proud grandparents, Fr. Tom and Presvytera Vasiliki Constantine! May God continue to bless your family!

. . . Fr. Joshua and Presvytera Joanna Pappas of Archangel Michael Parish in Port Washington, NY. They welcomed baby girl, Aimilianie Sophia, into the world yesterday, November 16th, 2016. We also congratulate proud grandparents Fr. Harry and Kerry Pappas! May God continue to bless your family!

. . . Fr. Alexy and Stephanie Petrides of St. Nicholas parish in Bethlehem, PA on the birth of their 3rd son, born October 22nd, 2016. Andrew Stylianos joins big brothers Nicholas and Christopher. We also congratulate proud grandparents, Fr. Theodore and Presvytera Cristen Petrides of Holy Cross in Stroudsburg, PA. May God grant him many years! 

. . . Fr. Gabriel and Presvytera Dorian Gadah of Annunciation Cathedral in Houston, Texas for the birth of their daughter, Tabitha Rose who was born November 12th...6 lbs, 6 oz, 18 inches.  May God grant her many, many happy and healthy years!

. . . Fr. Photios and Presvytera Katherine Dumont of St. Demetrios in Seattle, WA, and Fr. Aris and Presvytera Valerie Metrakos at Holy Trinity in San Francisco, CA, who are celebrating a new grandbaby. Aristides Nicholas Metrakos was born on November 1, 2016, weighing 8lbs and 13oz! Congratulations to them and to their children Nick and Anysia Metrakos! May God grant them many years!

. . . Fr. Aleksander and Presvytera Oksana Lukashonok of Holy Spirit parish in Omaha, on the birth of their daughter, Ekaterina, who was born on October 7th.  May God grant her many, happy and healthy years. 

. . . Congratulations to Fr. Peter and Presvytera Magda Andronache on the birth of their daughter, Kassiani Parascheva, born July, 29th, at home, by the grace of God. She was 19.5" and 7lbs, 13oz. She joins siblings, Teddy, Lucia, Timmo, and Symeon, who are all pleased to share the news of this newest blessing with you. The family thanks you for your prayers for their growing family.

. . . Rev. Dr. Emanuel Chris and Presvytera Evangelia of the Annunciation Church in Cranston RI!  They proudly announce the birth of their first grandchild, Elizabeth Grace Scavelli, born to their daughter and son-in-law, Elina and Michael Scavelli, on July 7, 2016.  Baby "Libby" weighed in at 8 lbs. 7 oz. and was 21 in. long.

. . . Fr. George and Dianthe Livanos of All Saints Church, Canonsburg, PA on the birth of their 4th grandchild. Kalliopi Grace was born on June 10, 2016, weighing 6 lbs. 8 oz. Proud parent and big sister Micah, Zeina, and Anissa Livanos. May God bless them with many happy, healthy years.

. . . Fr. Demetrios and Dianna Kazakis, St. Nicholas Church, West Babylon, NY, on the birth of their third child, a boy on May 2, 2016. Stephen Demetrios was  7 lbs., 9 oz., and 19-1/2 inches. He joins his siblings Andrew and Eleni. We also congratulate proud grandparents, Fr. Jim and Goldie Doukas, St. Demetrios Church, Rocky River, OH.   We wish them all of God's blessings!

. . . Fr. Sotirios and Stefanie Malamis of Ascension of Our Lord Church, Lincolnshire, IL who welcomed their third child Aimilianos "Leo" Sotirios Malamis on May 6, 2016. He was 8 lbs 6 oz 21 inches long. He joins big sister Maria and big brother Niko. He is the 26th grandchild to Fr. Panagiotis and Theodora Malamis! 

. . . Fr. George and Kassiani Callos, Chancellor, Metropolis of Pittsburgh, on the birth of their third daughter, Elizabeth Ioanna, on May 6th. She weighed 7 lbs., 13 oz. and joins her big sisters, Eleni and Photini.  Proud grandparents are Fr. Stephen and Christina Callos, of Sts. Constantine & Helen Cathedral, Cleveland, Hts., OH and Fr. George and Dianthe Livanos of All Saints Church, Canonsburg, PA. Fr. Stephen and Christina also welcomed another granddaughter a few days before to their other son John and Rebeca Callos.   Lucia Delgado was born on May 2nd weighing 4 lbs. 6 oz. We wish them all God's blessings as they welcome their babies to their families!

. . . Fr. Andrew and Karen Lesko, of St. Nicholas Church, Murrieta, CA on the birth of twin granddaughters!  Drew Emma and Amelia Ann Scollon were born on April 12th to their daughter Rebecca and her husband.  We wish them all of God's blessings! (posted April 13, 2016)

. . . Fr. Michael and Kerri Manos of  St. Nicholas Church, Troy, MI, on the birth of their first child. Makarios "Mack" Christopher was born on March 30, 2016. We wish them all of God's blessings!

. . . Fr. Theodore and Tulla Poteres, of Sts. Constantine and Helen Church, Merrilville, IN, on the birth of their third grandchild.  Their son and daughter-in-law Nicholas and Nikki Poteres, along with big sister Eleni welcomed Theodore "Teddy"  Nicholas Poteres born March 9, 2016, 7:17am. 7lb 6oz, 20 1/2 inches.  God bless them all! (posted March 11, 2016)

. . . We send our congratulations to Fr. George and Diana Lamberis of St. Haralambos Church, Niles, IL, on the birth of their son.  Emmanuel Demetrios was born on December 26th weighing 7 lbs., 7 oz, and 20-1/2 inches long.  God bless them! (posted December 31, 2015)

. . . Congratulations to Fr. Sampson and Mallory Kasapakis of St. Nicholas, Tarpon Springs, FL, on the birth of their first child.  Sophia Grace was born on December 28th weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz and 21 inches long.  May God bless them! (posted December 31, 2015)

. . . Congratulations to Fr. Michael and Maria Varvarelis and Dn. Mark and Nancy Studebaker on their birth of their grandchild.  Zoe was born on Dec. 16th to Dr. Nicholas and Bethany Varvarelis  weighing 6 lbs. 2 oz.  She is their 3rd child, and the 15 grandchild of the Varvarelis' and the 5th grandchild of the Studebakers (posted December 23, 2015).

. . . Fr. Panagioti and Nichole Boznos of Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Glenview, IL, on the birth of their son. Zacchaios True was born December 2nd at 5:57 p.m. weighing 9 lbs, 7 oz., and 21 inches long. He joins big brother Symeon. Wishing them all God's blessings! (posted December 14, 2015)

. . . Dn. Gaby and Dorian Gadah, of Annunciation Church, Houston, TX on the birth of their baby. Basil Victor was born on Sept 24th weighing 6 lbs., 15 oz., and 19 inches long. Wishing their family many years in goo health! (posted September 29, 2015).

. . . Fr. Nick and Cyndi Anctil of Holy Trinity Church, New Rochelle, NY and Fr. James and Barbara Retalas of Annunciation Church, Sacramento, CA on their birth of their grandchild. Asimina Barbara was born on September 24th to Christopher and Kalli Retelas in Boston. We wish them all of God's blessings! (posted September 29, 2015).

. . . Fr. Ted and Stacey  Dorrance, of St. John the Baptist Church in Portland, OR  on the birth of their third grandchild.  Panagiotis was born to their daughter Athanasia and her husband Niko Poulos on August 6th.   May God bless their family! (posted September 28, 2015)

. . . Fr. Milton and Connie Gianulis of St. Demetrios Church, Williamsburg, VA on two happy family events.  Their daugther Demetra was married on September 6th to Daniel Agnew.  And on September 15th, they became grandparents for the third time.  Philip Demetrios was born to their daugther Elena and her husband Rob Bruno weighing 6 lbs, 1 oz, and 19-1/2 inches long.  May God bless them and their growing family! (posted September 28, 2015)

. . . Fr. John and Irene Rallis of St. John the Baptist Church, Des Plaines, IL on the birth of their third grandchild.  John Ignatius was born on September 22nd to their daughter Elpida and her husband Anthony. He weighed 7 lbs, 15 oz. and 22 inches long.  He joins his big sister Georgia.  We wish them all of God's blessings (posted September 28, 2015).

. . . Fr. Philemon and Maria Patitsas of St. Katherine Church, Naples, FL, on the birth of their first grandchild. Georgiana was born on September 16th to their son Nicholas and his wife Andrea, weighing 7 lbs., 12 oz., and 21 inches. May God bless them all with many years! (posted September 26, 2015)

. . . Fr. Georgios and Ariadne Livaditis, of Holy Trinity Church, Bridgeport, CT, on the birth of their first child. Michael Joachim was born July 28th weighing 8 lbs., 9 oz. and 21 inches. May God bless their family! (posted August 30, 2015)

. . . Fr. John and Karen Manuel of St. Nicholas Church, Virginia Beach, VA, on the birth of their first grandchild. Kalliope Anne, was born to their daughter Deanna and Nicholas McNair on July 26th. She weighed 6 lbs., 11 oz.  Mom and baby are doing well. Wishing their family all of God's blessings! (posted August 30,2015)

. . . Dn. Elefterios and Elizabeth Constantine on the birth of their second child. Anastasia Photini was born July 17, 2015 weighing 7 lbs, 5 oz, 20 inches. She joins big brother Thomas. Dn. Elefterios serves as deacon to Archbishop Demetrios. Grandparents are Fr. Thomas and Vasiliki Constantine of St. John Church, Youngstown, OH. We send our love and best wishes!

. . . Congratulations to Fr. Andrew and Lorena Lentz, of  Annunciation Church, Akron, OH on the birth of their first child.  Theodore Andrew was born May 28, 2015 weighing 8 lbs., 13 oz, and 20 inches long.  We send them our love and prayers!

. . . We send our love and congratulations to Fr. Michael and Nikol Diavatis of Holy Trinity in Ashville, NC, on the birth of their 9th child (5th boy) born on Monday, June 29th.  Vasileios Michael Diavatis, weighed 9 lbs. 1oz. and was 20 inches long.  May God bless them all!

 . . . We send our love and congratulations to Fr. Jim and Goldie Doukas, of St.Demetrios Church, Rocky River, OH on the birth of their 3rd grandchild. Crisanna Rose, the first child of their daughter Demetria and Michael Greenwood of Colorado Springs, CO, was born on June 19th.  She is also the niece of Fr. Demetrios and Dianna Kazakis, of St. Nicholas Church, West Babylon, NY.  We wish them all God's blessings!
 . . . We send our congratulations to Fr. Bill and Anastasia Cassis of St. Nicholas-Holy Trinity Church, Cincinnati, OH on the birth of their grandson.  Gerald Alexander was born to their son Theodore and his wife Katie yesterday, June 29th.  He joins his big brother William.  Tasoula is serving as Vice President of the NSP.  We wish them all God's blessings.

. . . We send our love and congratulations to Fr. Peter and Maria Sarolas of Sts. Constantine & Helen Church, Rockford, IL on the birth of their 3rd child.  Stefanos Peter was born yesterday, June 29th weighing 8 lbs, 8 oz. and 21 inches long.  He joins big brothers Yanni and Vasili.  May God bless them with many years to enjoy their boys!

. . . Fr. Matthew Carter and Emily Young Carter (Metropolis of Atlanta Rep), of Annunciation Church, Pensicola, FL on the birth of their third son. Theodore Luke was born Monday, June 8th at 12:32 p.m., weighing 8 lbs., 13 oz., and 20.75 inches long. Theo joins big brothers Alex and Evan. May God bless them with many years to enjoy their family! 

. . . Fr. Douglas and Christina Papulis, of St. Nicholas Church, St. Louis, MO, on the birth of first grandchild.  Douglas Phillip Papulis was born on May 15th in St. Louis.  May you enjoy many years with your new grandson!

. . . Fr. Constantine and Joanne Aliferakis of St. George Church, Schererville, IN on the birth of their granddaughter.  Lucia Kanela was born to their daughter and son-in-law Theofano and Chris Rutherford on March 25th, weighing 7 lbs. 10 oz. and 20 inches long.  We wish for all of God's blessings to their family (posted April 7, 2015)!

. . . Fr. Jon and Georgia Magoulias of Annunciation Church, Modesto, CA on the birth of their 7th grandchild.  Katerina Evyenia was born to their daughter and son-in-law Anastasia and Damian Kotsis on Friday, April 3rd. weighing 7 lbs. 8 oz and 20 inches.  We wish for all of God's blessings to their family!

. . . Fr. Robert Stephen and Kelley Lawrence of St. Luke Church, Mooresville, NC on the birth of their fourth child, Cecilia Violet.  Cecilia was born March 29 at 10:17 pm, weighing 6 pounds, 4 ounces and 20 inches long. She joins big brothers Alec and Zac and big sister Lucia.  Many years!

. . . Fr. Michael and Maria Gavrilos, of St. Paul Church, North Royalton, OH, on the birth of their first child. Despina Vasiliki was born on February 27th at 3:50 p.m. weighing 7 lbs., 15 oz. and 19 inches long. Congratulations also to grandparents Fr. Tom and Vasiliki Constantine of St. John Church, Youngstown, OH. We wish them all of God's blessings with their new bundle of joy!

. . . Fr. Nicholas Kyritsis of St. John Church, Sterling Heights, MI, and Maria Kourouvasilis on the birth of their grandson.  Stelyios, was born on January 19th to Leslie and John Kyritsis.  He joins his three-year-old brothers Niko and Ari.  God bless them!

. . . Fr. Steven and Nicole Klund, of St. Mark, Boca Raton, FL on the birth of their first child.  Luke Timothy was born January 15th weighing 7 lbs., 4 oz, and 19 inches. We wish them God's blessings with their little baby boy!

. . .Fr.  Rob and Sophia Spaliatsos of the Annunciation church, Missoula, Montana on the birth of their 4th child. Amalia Alexandra was born January 8, 2015. She was 10 lbs 5 oz.  She joins her big sisters, Eleni, Julia, and Agape.  May God bless them with many years to enjoy their 4 little girls! (posted January 8, 2015).

. . . Fr. Michael and Vicki Kontogiorgis, of the Archdiocese and Advisor to the NSP, on the birth of their 7th grandchild.  Sophia Caroline, daughter of Megan(Kontogiorgis) and Robert Grant was born yesterday, Dec. 29th weighing 6 lbs., 12 oz., and 19.5 lbs.  She joins her big sister Addison Mari. We wish them all of God's blessings with their new little baby!

. . . Fr. Chris  and Toni Mihalopoulos, of St. Demetrios Church, Chicago, IL, on the birth of their first son.  Luke was born on December 26th at 3:53pm weighing in at 9 lbs. 5oz. and 21 inches long.  Congratulations also to grandparents, Fr. Ted and Tula Poteres, of Sts. Constantine and Helen Cathedral, Merrillville, IN.  We wish them all of God's blessings!

. . .Dn. Daniel and Michelle Triant, of St. Demetrios Church, Seattle, WA, on the birth of their first child, a baby girl.  Penelope Ilana was born Oct. 17th weighing 5 lbs. 1.6 oz, and 17 inches long.  We wish them God's blessings!

. . . Fr. Andrew and Diane Scordalakis of St. Spyridon Church, San Diego, CA, on the birth of their first grandson. Andrew David was born October 13th, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz. to their son Stavros (Steven) and Caitlin.  We wish them all of God's blessings!

. . . Fr. Evagoras and Maria Constantinides, director of Ionian Village, on the birth of their son. Christopher Andonios was born September 26, 2014 weighing 8lbs., 3 oz, and 21-1/2 inches.  Congratulations also to grandparents Fr. Christopher and Angie Constantinides of Holy  Trinity Church,  Dallas, TX.  May God bless them all with many years.

. . . Fr. Nick and Vivian Bacalis, of Richmond, VA on the birth of their 5th grandchild.  Luke, the son of their daughter, Anastasia and John Stonestreet, was born this morning.  Wishing them many years to enjoy grandparenthood! (posted September 4, 2014)

. . . Fr. Pete and Angie Sotiras of St. Basil's Church in Stockton, CA  on  the birth of  their second child, Erene Georgia, born August 18th and weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. She is the younger sister of big-brother Justin. She is also the granddaughter of Fr. James and Pres. Barbara Retelas of Annunciation Church in Sacramento, CA.  Wishing them all of God's blessings!

. . . Fr. Conan and Stephanie Gill, of St. George Church, Albuquerque, NM,  on the birth of their third son.  Gaius Conan was born Sunday, Aug. 17th, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz.  He joins big brothers Nikolaos and Andreas.  May God bless them all!

. . . Fr. George and Diana Lamberis of St. Haralambos Church, Niles, IL, on the birth of their first baby. Constantine George was born on July 17th, wieghing 6 lbs. 4 oz.  May God bless baby Constantine with good health as he continues to grow!

. . . Fr. Peter and Magda Andronache of St. John the Baptist Church, Cedar Rapids, IA on the birth of their fourth child, a baby boy.  Symeon David, born at home on July 2nd weighed 8 lbs, 4 oz., and 20 inches long, and joins siblings Teddy, Lucia and Timmo.  We wish them all of God's blessings.

. . . Fr. Paul and Lavinia Truebenbach of Holy Apostles Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming on the birth of their  daughter.  Filothea Maria was born on May 16, 2014, weighing 7 lbs.
6.5 oz. and 20 inches. She joins her bring brother Nektarios. We wish them all of God's blessings!

. . . Fr. Ted and Presvytera Tulla Poteres (SS. Constantine & Helen, Merrillville, IN) on the birth of their granddaughter Eleni Eleftheria born to proud parents Nicholas and Niki Poteres, on May 21st at 6:30pm weighing 6 pounds, 10 ounces and 19 inches long.God bless their newborn granddaughter along with the parents and grandparents! 

. . .  Fr. Michael and Maria Varvarelis of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Charlotte, NC on the births of their 13th and 14th grandchildren.  Their son, Fr. Efstathios & Paraskevi Varvarelis welcomed their fourth child, a daughter, Antonia weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. on March 31, 2015 and their other son, Dr. Nicholas & Bethany Varvarelis, who is the daughter of Dn. Mark and Nancy Studebaker, of Akron, OH, welcomed their second child, a son, Michael weighing 6 lbs. 11 oz, on April 29th. Wishing them all God's blessings!

. . . Fr. Andrew George of Annunciation Church in Cranston, RI who became a grandfather this morning. His daughter Kassiane Campopiano gave birth to a 5 lb. little girl, Lucia Maria at 8:13am on April 28, 2014.  We wish them all of God's blessings!

. . . Fr. Milton and Connie Gianulis on the birth of their second grandchild, a baby boy. Their daughter Stephania and husband Dino Charalambides welcomed their first child Maximos Nicholas on Friday, April 25th, weighing 6 lbs. and 19 inches long.  We send them our love and prayers! 

. . . Fr. Cosma and Michelle Halekakis, of  St. Demetrios Church, Libertyville, IL,  on the birth of their baby girl on Holy Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Melanie was 8 lbs 4 oz.  We send them our love and prayers on this blessed occasion!

. . . Fr. George and Dianthe Livanos, of All Saints Church, Canonsburg, PA on the birth of their third grandchild.  Their son, Micah and Zeina Livanos welcomed their first child, a daughter, Anissa Marika, April 7th weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz.  We send them all our prayers and best wishes on this blessed occasion! 

. . . Fr. Aristides and Leah Garinis, of St. Nicholas Church, Flushing, NY on the birth of their second child, a baby girl.  Antonia was born April 5, 2014 weighing 7lbs,7oz., and joins her big brother Constantine. 

. . . Fr. John and Irene Rallis on the birth of their second grandchild, a baby girl on March 4th.  Dionysia Elpiniki is the first child of their daughter, Nikolia and her seminarian husband Peter Hasiakos.  Like her daughter, Nikolia was born to Fr. John and Irene during their years at HCHC!  We send them all our love and prayers for all of God's blessings.

. . . Fr. Demetrios and Dianna Kazakis on the birth of their second child, Eleni Evangelia, born on March 25th at 4 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. She joins her big brother Andrew. Her grandparents are Fr. Jim and Goldie Doukas. We send our love and prayers to them all.

. . . Fr. Periklis and Cassandra Kallis, of Annunciation Church, Buffalo, NY, on the birth of their second child, Demetrios Timothy.  He was born on February 21st weighing 9 lbs. 2 oz, 20 inches.  He joins older brother Joshua.  May God bless baby Demetrios and his family!

. . . Fr. Alexandros and Stephanie Petrides, of St. Nicholas Church, Bethlehem, PA, who gave birth to their second child, another son, Christopher Demetrios, on  December 20, weighing 6 lbs 14 oz.   May God bless them all during this blessed season of the year!

. . . Fr. Michael and Maria Varvarelis on the births of two grandsons this month, their 11th and 12th grandchildren.  Their daughter Joanna and Demetrios Kakouras gave birth to their son, Stavros, on December 11, 2013 in Charlotte, NC.  He weighed 6 lbs. and 13 oz. And their daughter Paraskevi and John Kotsatos gave birth to their son, Michael, on December 26, 2013 in Bethlehem, PA.   He weighed 7 lbs. and 2 oz.

. . . Deacon Eleftherios and Elizabeth Constantine, serving as Deacon to a His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, on the birth of their first child, a baby boy, Thomas Gregory Constantine.  He was born on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 7 lbs. 20 in. Thomas Gregory is also the grandson of Fr. Thomas and Vasiliki Constantine of St. John the Forerunner Church in Boardman, OH. 

. . . Fr. Panagiotis and Nichole Boznos, of SS. Peter and Paul Church, Glenview, IL, on the birth of their son, Symeon William, 10 lbs. 2oz.  We wish them all of God's blessings!

. . . Eleftherios Constantine, son of Fr. Tom and Presv. Vasiliki Constantine, was ordained to the Holy Diaconate on Sunday, June 16, 2013, by the Grace of God in accordance with the Apostolic Tradition of the Holy Orthodox Church and through the laying on of hands by His Eminence Metropolitan SAVAS of Pittsburgh, at Saint John the Forerunner Greek Orthodox Church in Boardman, OH.

. . . Anastasia Couchell, the mother of Presvytera Vivian (Fr. Nicholas) Bacalis who celebrated her 100th Birthday!!!  She was honored with a prayer service and luncheon reception at St. Nektarios Church in  Charlotte, NC on June 8th with 500 relatives and friends attending.  We send our love and best wishes to her on this most special milestone!

 . . . Presvytera Sophia Phillipas (wife of the late Fr. George Phillipas), of Chicago, IL on the birth of her twin granddaughters!  Nick and Connie Philippas welcomed their first children Sophia Georgia 6lb, 8oz and Katerina Maria 5lb, 10oz to their family.  We wish her many years in health to enjoy all eight of her grandchildren.

. . . Fr. George & Presbytera Marinda Tsahakis, (Chancellor, Metropolis of Atlanta) on the birth of their first grandchild, Evelyn (Evangelia) Grey Wilson. The parents are Katie (nee Tsahakis) and Steven Wilson. Evie was born on May 30th, weighing 5 pounds, 9 ounces and measures 19 inches. We wish them many years to enjoy this gift from God! They thank you for your prayers and encouragement.

. . . Fr. Bill and Anastasia Cassis of St. Nicholas-Holy Trinity church, Cincinnati, OH, and our NSP treasurer, on the birth of their first grandson.  William Theodore Cassis was born to Theodore and Katie Cassis on May 21st, weighing 9lbs, 5oz, and 21in long.  We wish them many years in health to enjoy their grandson.

. . . Fr. Theodore and Presvytera Stacey Dorrance of Beaverton, OR (St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church) had their first grandson. Their daughter, Christiana Hillier and her husband, Michael Hillier, had Andrew Michael Hillier, 6lb 7oz on Friday, May 10th. All are healthy and well, thank God!

. . . Fr. Milton and Connie Gianulis, US Navy Chaplain currently serving Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA, on the birth of their first grandchild, a baby girl! Their daughter and son-in-law, Elena and Robert Bruno welcomed their daughter, Juliana Constance, on April 18th.  She weighed 5 pounds 1 ounce, 18 1/2 inches long. We send our love and best wishes to them!

. . . Fr. Aristidis and Maria Arizi from St. Andrew’s Church in Miami, FL. Maria gave birth to a baby boy. John George Arizi was born on March 15. We send our best wishes and pray that God  bless them with many years to enjoy their little son.

. . . Fr. Jason and Tiffany Dickey, of Saints Constantine & Helen Church in Cheyenne, WY, on the birth of their third child, a baby girl.  Marina Sophia was born on Friday, January 18th, weighing  7lbs, 5oz, 19.5 inches.  She joins her big brothers Joseph and Elijah. Our love and best wishes go out to them!

. . . Congratulations to Fr. Peter and Magda Andronache of St. John the Baptist Church in Cedar Rapids, IA, on the birth of their third child, a baby boy.  Timothy Moses was born at home on December 25th at 2:13 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 9 oz., and measuring 21.5 inches long.  Siblings Teddy and Lucia are thrilled with their new brother.  May God bless them all!

. . . Fr. Paul and Lavinia Truebenbach of Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Church, Cincinnati, Ohio on the birth of their new baby boy.  Paul Nektarios Truebenbach was born on October 7th  weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz.  We wish them many years to enjoy their son!

. . . Fr. Sam and Pamela Dimitriou of Assumption Church, Orland Park, IL, who were blessed with Christopher Demetri born on August 4, weighing 7 lbs 12 oz.  He was born into their family on August 6.  He joins his big brother Andrew.  We wish them many years to enjoy their boys with good health and much happiness!

. . . Fr. John and Irene Rallis of St. John the Baptist Church, Des Plaines, IL who were blessed with their first grandchild, Georgia Maria Platis.  She was born to Elpida and Anthony Platis on Sept. 21st, weighing 8 lbs, 6 oz, and 21 inches.  We wish them many years to enjoy their granddaughter!

. . . We send our congratulations to Fr. Bill and Emily Bartz, Chancellor of the Metropolis of Detroit, on the birth of their first grandchild. Emilia Marie was born September 13 to Joanna and Evan Nicolaides of Sarasota, FL weighing 6 lbs., 5 oz., and 19 inches.  Emilia is the great–granddaughter of Presvytera Janet Mamalis of Sterling Hts, MI, and Presvytera Zafera Bartz of Akron, OH. Wishing them many years with health and happy times to enjoy her!

. . . Fr. Timothy and Victoria Pavlatos of St. John the Baptist Church, in Beaverton, OR. They welcomed a baby girl, Evanthea, into the world on September 6, 2012. She joins her eight siblings.  May God bless them to enjoy their children with health and happiness! 

. . . Fr. Panteleimon and Presvytera Konstantina Dalianis, of St. Basil’s Church in Chicago, on the birth of their son, Trifon, 7 lbs 9 oz, 20 inches long on September 13th.  Eleni, Elias, Blaise and Xenia are excited to have a new baby brother.   May God bless them to enjoy many years to enjoy their family!

. . . Fr. Conan and Stephanie Gill of St. George Church, Albuquerque, NM on the birth of their second son Andreas Conan.  He was born on August 20th weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz.  He joins his big brother Nikolaos!  We wish them many years to enjoy their two sons!

. . . Fr. Stephen and Kelley Lawrence, along with Alec and Zac, on the birth of their daughter/sister, Lucia Carolina, born a little early (at 37 weeks) on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 1:41pm, weighing 4lbs 7oz and measuring 18.5 inches. They are in transition from Transfiguration in Lowell, MA to Saint Luke in Mooresville, NC and baby Lucia was born in Kelley's hometown as they stayed with her parents in the transition/moving process.  

. . . Fr. Gregory and Eleni Christakos, of Saints Anargyroi Church, Marlboro, MA,  along with their big sisters Vaia and Raphaela, on the birth of their son/brother,  Ambrose Uriel born at home on Monday July 16th.  All are doing well.  We wish them many years to enjoy their children!

. . . Nikolia Rallis, daughter of Fr. John and Irene Rallis, and Peter Hasiakos, Jr. who were married on Sunday, July 8. The couple will be moving to Boston, where Peter will attend Holy Cross Seminary and Nikolia will pursue a graduate degree in Religious Education at Boston College. (Nikolia was born when Fr. John and Irene were at seminary and was baptized in the Chapel!)

. . . Fr. Michael and Katherine Marcantoni, of Holy Trinity Church, Raleigh, NC, on the birth of their daughter Andrea Elizabeth Marcantoni Nunez who was born on Monday, July 9, 2012.  She is 20 inches long and weighed 7 lbs even.  Mom and baby are home and doing wonderfully.  We wish them many years to enjoy her and her big brother Matias!

. . . Fr. Costa and Pauline Pavlakos on the recent engagements of their sons. Kala stefana!

  • Christopher and Emily Merkel will be married at Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, Falls Church, Virginia on October 13, 2013.
  • Andrew and Caroline Kouretsos will be married at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, Brooklyn, New York on April 27, 2014. Andrew will receive his M.Div. from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in May 2013.

. . . Fr. Matthew Carter and Presvytera Emily Young, of St. Nicholas Church in Wilmington, North Carolina, on the birth of their son, Evangelos Andrew Carter, born at 10:02 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2012, weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and measuring 19.5 inches long.  May they and brother Alex have many years to enjoy him!

. . . Dn. Demetrios and Dna. Dianna Kazakis, of Kimisis Tis Theotokou Church in Brooklyn, NY, on the birth of their son, Andrew Demetrios Kazakis, born at 6:49 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long. Congratulations also to maternal grandparents Fr. Jim and Presv. Goldie Doukas, of St. Demetrios Church in Rocky River, OH. May they have many years to enjoy him!

. . . Lucas Metropulos . . . Lucas Metropulos Makes a Difference . . . Nearly 68,000 online votes were cast in USA WEEKEND's first Make A Difference Day All-Star Award competition. The winner: Lucas Metropulos, 19, a Duke University freshman, with 22,420 votes. Son of Fr. Chris and Pres. Georgia Metropulos, St. Demetrios, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Lucas won his first award in 2010 for a program that teaches underprivileged kids to fish and help feed their families in his hometown of Boca Raton, FL. Last Make A Difference Day, he expanded his efforts to include projects in Boca Raton and Durham, NC, where he goes to college. http://www.f4fn.com

. . . Fr. Andrew Gregory and Presvytera Brittany Kearns, of St. Catherine in Greenwood Village, CO, on the birth of their daughter, Rebekah Anne Kearns, born on Sunday, January 29, 2012, weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and measuring 21 inches long. May they have many years to enjoy her!

. . . Fr. John and Presvytera Adina Afendoulis, of St. John the Baptist Church in Salinas, CA, on the birth of their son, Auxentios Afendoulis, born on Friday, December 30, 2011, weighing 3 pounds, 15 ounces. May they have many years to enjoy him!

. . . Fr. Ciprian and Presvytera Sinziana Streza, of Archangel Gabriel Church in Traverse City, MI, on the birth of their daughter, Anna Sophia Streza, born at 12:54 p.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2011, weighing 8.7 pounds and measuring 21 inches long. May they and sister Katherine have many years to enjoy her!

. . . Fr. Sotirios and Presvytera Stefanie Malamis, of Holy Trinity Church in Chicago, IL, on the birth of their son, Niko Arsenios Malamis, born on Friday, October 7, 2011, weighing 9 pounds, 5 ounces. May they, big sister Maria, and grandparents Fr. Panagiotis and Presv. Theodora Malamis have many years to enjoy him!

. . . Fr. Eugene and Presvytera Gabriela Rosu, of St. John the Divine Church in Wheeling, WV, on the birth of their daughter, Ana-Maria Gabriela Rosu, born on Thursday, October 20, 2011, weighing 8.5 pounds. May they have many years to enjoy her!

. . . John and Leslie Kyritses to whom two baby boys were born. John is the son of Maria Kourouvasilis and Fr. N Kyritses. They're breathing on their own and should be home in 3 weeks.

. . . Fr. Perikles and Presvytera Cassandra Kallis, of Annunciation Church in Buffalo, NY, on the birth of their son, Joshua Paisios Kallis, born at 7:45 a.m. on his due date of Thursday, June 16, 2011, weighing 8.2 pounds and measuring 20.5 inches long. May they have many years to enjoy him!

. . . Fr. Peter and Presvytera Nadia DeFonce, of St. Andrew Church in Lubbock, TX, on the birth of their daughter, Lydia Ann DeFonce, born at 10:32 a.m. on Monday, June 13, 2011, weighing 6 pounds, 11.4 ounces, and measuring 19.5 inches long. May they have many years to enjoy her.

. . . Fr. Pete and Presvytera Angie Sotiras, of Holy Cross Church in Belmont, CA, on the birth of their son, Justin Paraskevas Sotiras, born at 1:30 a.m. on Friday, April 15, 2011, weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce. Congratulations also to maternal grandparents Fr. James and Presvytera Barbara Retelas of Annunciation Church in Sacramento, CA. May they have many years to enjoy him!

. . . Fr. Peter and Presvytera Magda Andronache, of St. Barbara Church in Sarasota, FL, on the birth of their daughter, Lucia Catherine Andronache, born at home at 12:20 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long.

. . . Fr. Nicholas and Presvytera Shyla Hadzellis, of Annunciation Cathedral in Houston, TX, on the birth of their son, Nicholas Gerasimos Hadzellis, born at 1:56 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long. Happy sisters are Katherine Sophia (3 years old) and Pelagia Grace (2 years old). May they have many years to enjoy him!

. . . Fr. Barnabas and Presvytera Connie Powell, of Ss. Raphael, Nicholas, and Irene in Cumming, GA, on the birth of their second child, Katherine Ann Powell, born at 4:38 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, weighing 7.2 pounds and measuring 20 inches long. May they have many years to enjoy her!

. . . Fr. Cosmas and Presv. Michelle Halekakis, of St. Demetrios in Libertyville, IL, on the birth of their daughter, Sophia Cosmas, on Monday, January 24, 2011.

. . . Fr. Alexander and Presv. Brandy Chetsas, of St. Demetrios in Weston, MA, on the birth of their son, Roman Emanuel, on Saturday, January 8, 2011.

. . . Jason and Tiffany Dickos, who are at Hellenic College/Holy Cross, on the birth of their son, Elijah Anastas, Wednesday, December 1, 2010.

. . . Fr. George and Presv. Kassiani Callos, of Annunciation Church in Akron, OH, on the birth of their daughter, Photini Christina, on Wednesday, December 1, 2010.

. . . Fr. Andrew and Presv. Maria George, of Annunciation Church in Cranston, RI, on the birth of their first grandchild, Giulian Andrew, a son born to their daughter Kassiane Eleni, on November 26, 2010.

. . . Fr. George and Presv. Elaine Konstantopoulos, of St. Andrew Church in South Bend, IN, on the birth of their grandson, Michael Andrew, on Thursday, November 4, 2010, to parents Demetri and Andria Konstantopoulos of Sarasota, FL. 

. . . Fr. Michael and Presv. Matia Prevas, of the Church of the Resurrection in Castro Valley, CA, on the birth of their fourth child, a son, Yianni, on Friday, October 29, 2010. 

. . . Fr. John and Presv. Lia Johns, of Holy Trinity Church in Charleston, SC, on the birth of their son, George John, on Wednesday, October 13, 2010.

. . . Fr. Nicholas and Presv. Vivian Bacalis, of SS. Constantine and Helen Cathedral in Richmond, VA, on the birth of their third grandchild, Noah Andrew, a son born to parents Brad and Katrina Bacalis Kellen on September 17, 2010.

. . . Fr. Demetri and Presv. Gloria Costarakis, of St. Nicholas Church in Lexington, MA, on the birth of their son, Anthony Thomas.

. . . Fr. Conan and Presv. Stephanie Gill, of Holy Trinity Church in Dallas, TX, on the birth of their son, Nikolaos Conan, on Thursday, August 5, 2010.

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