Sunday, April 12, 2009
Greek Orthodox Celebrate Palm Sunday
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Celebrated Palm Sunday Services at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Hicksville, Long Island, NY today April 12, 2009.A few thousand Faithful filled the Church and many stood outside and waited to get palms from the hand of the Archbishop who Officiated the Holy Liturgy. This marked the 29th Liturgy Celebrated at this Church which held its First Liturgy March 30, 1980 on Palm Sunday then. Fr. George Stavropoulos welcomed His Eminence to the Community on the beginning of the Holy Week which the Greek Orthodox Celebrate one week after the Jewish Passover and one week after the Catholic Easter in 2009.
Photo:GANP/Dimitrios Panagos, Greek Photographer in New York.