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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…

This early image of Philoptochos members is probably from the late 1930s. The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society is a women's philanthropic society associated with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Its mission is to aid those in…

Byzantine choir The Damaskenos, led by Father George Anastassiou (1900-1962), poses on the steps leading to the Spring Bayou pier in 1934. In the early 20th century, priests and others in America began to compose new Greek Orthodox liturgical music…
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