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Reverend Tryfon Theophilopoulos (1935-2005) celebrates Easter at St. Nicholas in 2004. Father Tryfon was assigned to St. Nicholas in December 1975. He was loved by the community, whom he served with wisdom and devotion for 30 years. The resurrection…

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Members of a dance group wait with Father Kalariotes to see Vice-President Spiro Agnew on October 31, 1968. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral has long taught and sponsored Greek dance groups composed of church youth as part of their ministry.…

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The Greek Community Little League Team was sponsored by St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral. In 1966, the team included, front row Theo Karaphillis, Nick Karaphillis, Nick Faklis, Cam Gause, Gause, George Lontakos, Steve Koulias; middle row David…

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Uncle and godfather Theophilos Samarkos hands young Anna Tsoukalas Billiris to Father Constantinos Raptis for her immersion into the baptismal font at St. Nicholas in 1956. Baptism marks the entry of the child into the church, and usually occurs a…

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Father Karaphillis presided at the wedding of his daughter Helen Karaphillis and George Jordan in July 1935 at the original St. Nicholas Church. Greek Orthodox weddings are particularly rich in tradition. For instance, the stefana (crowns linked with…

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Archbishop Athenagoras and Father Karaphillis at the consecration of the new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in 1943. Chanter Vasile Faklis is on the far right behind Father Karaphillis. Completed at the height of World War II, it replaced the…

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Father Theophilos Karaphillis (1883-1963) with George Anastassiou to his right, Vasile Faklis (then Papafaklis) to his left, and the first choir in front of old St. Nicholas Greek Church, circa 1925. Karaphillis came from Kalymnos in 1922 and served…

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Ladies Kalymnian Society members gathered with Father Theofilos Karaphillis in front of the altar inside the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in 1944. After the initial influx, Kalymnians gradually became the largest regional group within the Greek…

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From left to right, godparents Irene Koulianos, Mary Koulianos, and Nicholas Toth, Jenna Mingledorff held by Father Tryfon Theophilopoulos, godmother Denise Gonatos.
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