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NEW ARCHONS: During the Archon weekend, October 7-9, 2022, held in New York City, six new Archons from the Metropolis of New Jersey were invested into the Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. They are as follows:

   Peter Tarhanidis, Ph.D., Archon Kastrinsios of Westfield, NJ

   Charles Peter Sandilos, Esq., Archon Ekdikos of Cherry Hill, NJ

   Phillip Nicolaides, Archon Maestor of Upper Darbey, PA

   Anthony Papamarkos, Archon Maestor of Fairview, NJ

   Thrasyvoulos Maroulis, Archon Aktouarios of Norfolk, VA

   Stephen Ferranti, Archon Referendarios of Tenafly, NJ

We wholeheartedly congratulate and welcome them toThe Order.

SYMPOSIUM: On November 19th, the Archons of Greater Philadelphia will host a Symposium at the St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church in Cherry Hill, NJ.  We are honored that both His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros and His Grace Bishop Apostolos will be present.  Archon Tom Papademetriou, Professor of Historical Studies at Stockton University will presenting on two topics:  The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople under the Ottomans, and The Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Great Catastrophe of 1922: History and Legacy. The Symposium is open to the public free of charge, with a continental breakfast provided.  RSVP to to attend.

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