Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc.
Pilgrimage to Constantinople
In Celebration of
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Name Day
June 8-14, 2013
7 Days/5 Nights
Join the Philoptochos for an inspiring pilgrimage to Constantinople to celebrate His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s name day! Celebrate Vespers at Baloukli Monastery and Liturgy at St George’s Cathedral at the Ecumenical Patriarchate in honor of His All Holiness’s Name Day. Attend a private audience with His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and a dinner in his honor. Visit the important Greek Orthodox sites: Agia Sophia, Panagia Vlacherna where the “Te Ypermaho” was first chanted, Topkapi Palace (the relics of St John the Baptist), Underground Cisterns, and the Church of the Holy Savior (Chora). Enjoy a cruise on the Bosphorus to the island of Halki, and visit the Theological School. Enjoy an afternoon at the Zographeion Greek School and see the young Greek students at work. Shop at the exciting Grand Bazaar & Spice Bazaar where the aromas of spices fill the air. Also see the famous sites of the Hippodrome and Blue Mosque.
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Friday, January 18, 2013 & Saturday, January 19, 2013
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay Hotel, 2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, FL
For more information, please call: 212.977.7770
- National Philoptochos Society's Biennial Children's Medical Fund Luncheon
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Fairmont Pittsburgh, 510 Market Street, Pittsburgh, PA
Registration and ticket information will be forthcoming.