Glory to God Who gives us light. DOXA The monthly newsletter of Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church Glory to God in the highest. Falls Church, Virginia Volume 2, Number 9 SEPTEMBER 2004 THE FENCE INSIDE THIS ISSUE... Book Review................... 13 THERE WAS A certain householder Look for other new programs such as Calendar .........................9 who planted a vineyard and hedged our Newly Married Couples and Adult Catechetical School ............6 it around about. (Matthew 21:33) Retreats. For those of you who have lost a loved one, Maria Papageorge and I Choir ........................... 10 September is here and we are starting have been working on a Grief and Be- Church Duty Roster ............3 the new ecclesiastical year. We are also reavement Support Group and hope to Daughters of Penelope....... 10 getting ready for school, going back to have our first meeting soon. work, and all the church organizations Join Philoptochos and participate in Facilities Management.........8 are starting their meetings. their philanthropic works and fun activi- Financial Statement ......... 4-5 I hope that we all grow in our faith ties. Every woman of our church should be a member of Philoptochos. Freelance Article ............. 10 during this new ecclesiastical year. We will provide you, through the ministries Our leaders and Catechetical School GOYA, HOPE, and JOY ......6 of your church, the opportunity to be staff will have a weekend training pro- gram with our sister church of Saint Graduates...................... 12 active participants in your faith. Every Sunday, starting on September George so that they can better serve our Greek Article .................. 11 church. 19th, you will have your choice of cele- Greek School ....................6 I guess that, by now, you are wonder- brating the Divine Liturgy at either ing why the title of my article is The Parish Council President ...... 3 8:00am or 10:30am. Catechetical School Fence. Well, I wanted to write about the Philoptochos................... 10 for our children will start at 9:30am, parable, but as you can see I am so ex- allowing you to worship together as a Registry ........................ 13 cited about the start of our new year that family. We will also offer two adult you will just have to wait for the next catechism classes: Journey to Ortho- Stewardship................ 14-15 issue of DOXA. doxy, led by Dr. John Demakis and I pray that along with the celebration Weekday Services............. 12 James Jatras and an in-depth study of the of the Elevation of the Holy Cross this Welcoming/Stewardship Sacraments and liturgical practices of month, we will also celebrate all the our Church, led by Fr. Ted and me. wonderful gifts God has granted to us as Committee Roster...............3 I hope that all of our teenagers will be the community of Saint Katherine. I YAL ...............................6 active in GOYA. We will offer many hope that all of you become stewards of different activities throughout the year. and more! our church by giving of your talents, Our young people will have the oppor- time, and finances. tunity to study the Greek language. We Just as I pray for all of you during plan on starting a Family Night so that every Liturgy, I ask you to pray for me. our HOPE and JOY children can get Let us all pray that this new year will be together. I am so thankful for all the filled with love, joy, spiritual growth, support we had with our tremendously and good health. successful Vacation Bible Camp this Welcome back! See you in church! summer, which reached out to that same Love, age group. Fr. Costa Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Jersey Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church www.saint-katherines.org 3149 Glen Carlyn Road Falls Church, VA 22041 703.671.1515 phone 703.671.1385 facsimile CLERGY Rev. Protopresbyter Constantinos A. Pavlakos, 703.671.1515 x24 firstname.lastname@example.org Proistamenos 571.213.1109 mobile 703.239.2627 home Rev. Protopresbyter Theodore H. Chelpon 703.671.1515 email@example.com 202.258.4957 mobile 703.823.4541 home STAFF John Vlachos, Chief Financial Officer 703.671.1515 x23 Sophia Tsangali, Secretary/Teacher 703.671.1515 x21 firstname.lastname@example.org Roberto Medina, Maintenance Supervisor 703.671.1515 Theodoros Theocharis, Information Technology 703.671.1515 email@example.com John Demakis, Stewardship Chairman 703.319.1610 firstname.lastname@example.org Presvytera Pauline Pavlakos, DOXA 703.239.2627 email@example.com Jim Stoucker, Website Contact 703.690.1050 firstname.lastname@example.org PARISH COUNCIL John N. Agnos, President 703.280.2691 email@example.com George Moshos, Vice President 202.409.2302 firstname.lastname@example.org Arthur Dimopoulos, Secretary 202.409.2302 email@example.com George Cholakis, Treasurer 703.255.2155 firstname.lastname@example.org Frank Burton 703.256.5531 email@example.com Popi Papadopoulos 703.528.0198 Pete Chambers 703.948.0883 Douglas Rosenburg 703.583.9612 firstname.lastname@example.org George Charuhas 703.739.0084 email@example.com Harry Spanos 703.237.2731 Harry Chelpon 703.604.6350 firstname.lastname@example.org Steve Stassinos 703.318.9250 John Demakis 703.319.1610 email@example.com James Stoucker 703.690.1050 firstname.lastname@example.org Christian Demeter 703.534.5669 email@example.com Craig Thomas 703.532.3168 firstname.lastname@example.org Nicholas Larigakis 703.719.6933 Anastasia Topping 703.242.8352 email@example.com Mallamo Mavromatakis 703.830.0224 firstname.lastname@example.org Anna Vassilopoulos 703.323.0731 email@example.com BOARD OF AUDITORS Aggie M. Capsalis, Chairman 703.938.6597 George Z. Kontzias 703.821.2796 Louis P. Glekas 703.256.7416 Tina G. Ligelis 703.845.0520 CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS Philoptochos Anna Vassilopoulos, President 703.323.0731 firstname.lastname@example.org Adult Catechetical School James Jatras, Associate Director 703.237.5807 JGJatras@Venable.com Youth Catechetical School John Harocopos, Principal 703.379.3888 email@example.com Greek School Sophia Tsangali, Principal 703.671.5820 firstname.lastname@example.org Greek School Auxiliary Sophie Tzamarias, President 703.786.5141 email@example.com HOPE Anastasia Topping, Coordinator 703.242.8352 firstname.lastname@example.org JOY Artemis Dimopoulos, Director 703.642.6065 email@example.com GOYA Petros Drosos, President 703.281.7964 firstname.lastname@example.org YAL Dean Bellas, President 703.836.6926 email@example.com Acolytes K. Mavromatakis and A. Pavlakos 703.830.0224 Kosta 703.239.2627 Andrew AHEPA #370 (Mt. Vernon) George K. Eliades, President 703.383.0073 AHEPA #438 Nicholas Vamvakias, President 703.323.7153 Bookstore Christopher and Frances Kalavritinos 703.671.1515 Choir Nick Kyrus, Director and Organist 703.845.9256 firstname.lastname@example.org DOP Helle #283 Karen Polizos, President 571.434.7790 email@example.com Psalters James Loizou, Protopsaltis 703.356.8220 Sacristan Panayiotis P. Papasavvas 703.764.9746 FROM YOUR PARISH COUNCIL PRESIDENT DEAR FELLOW PARISHIONERS, At the July Parish Council meeting, after careful re- I hope your summer was relaxing and joyful, with evaluation and consideration of the needs of the church, plenty of summer activities. the Parish Council decided to eliminate the position of The arrival of September marks the beginning of the Facilities Manager. Action to that effect has been taken. new year of our Orthodox ecclesiastical calendar and, at Therefore, please bear with us as we proceed with our the same time, signals our return to the activities that oc- new plans. In the following pages, please see our financial cupy most of the time in our lives, such as work, children statement as of the end of June 2004. or grandchildren returning to school, catching up with As a reminder, I would like to bring to your attention friends, and attending church regularly. the remaining events scheduled for this year. Please mark This summer, for the first time, our community held a your calendar so you can make your plans to participate Vacation Bible Camp for children. The Camp was very and support these events. They are: successful thanks to the hands-on leadership and guidance Fall Greek Festival October 1-3 of Fr. Costa, John Harocopos, and their able assis- Fall General Assembly October 24 tants. More than 40 children attended the Vacation Bible Annual Dinner Dance November 6 Camp and, in the end, all children expressed great enjoy- Stewardship Sunday November 21 ment and satisfaction. They were glad their parents regis- New Year’s Eve Party December 31 tered and brought them to Vacation Bible Camp. By the time you receive this issue of DOXA, the Athens Vacation Bible Camp, with the concurrence of Fr. 2004 Olympic Games will be well underway, if not Costa, was initiated and sponsored by the Order of over. However, in view of all the positive comments and AHEPA Chapter No. 438 of Arlington, VA. Lunch for accounts being made by the experts in that field and the the children was provided by the Elias Alpos family, the congratulations accorded to Greece for the great effort Andy Ioannou family, the Jordan Skenteris family, and all made to complete all of the venues and for hosting the members of the Peter N. Derzis, AHEPA Chapter No. 2004 Olympic Games, we as Americans of Hellenic de- 438. A sincere and well deserved thank you to all. scent and heritage should be proud of their accomplish- During the first two weeks of September, registration ments and wish them and all the participating athletes, for Catechetical School and Greek School will be held at “Good luck and God speed.” the Cultural Center. I would be remiss if I did not strongly encourage all parents of school-aged children to Sincerely yours, register them and give them an opportunity to enrich their lives. John N. Agnos CHURCH DUTY ROSTER September 5, 2004 9:00am **One Liturgy Only** George Moshos, Captain Nick Larigakis **One Liturgy Only** Pete Chambers Jim Stoucker George Charouhas Anna Vassilopoulos September 12, 2004 9:00am **One Liturgy Only** Art Dimopoulos, Captain Harry Spanos **One Liturgy Only** Harry Chelpon Steve Stassinos Mallamo Mavromatakis Anastasia Topping September 19, 2004 8:00am Liturgy September 19, 2004 9:30am John Demakis, Captain Christian Demeter George Moshos, Captain Nick Larigakis Frank Agnos Steve Stassinos Pete Chambers Jim Stoucker Frank Burton Craig Thomas George Charuhas Anna Vassilopoulos September 26, 2004 8:00am Liturgy September 26, 2004 9:30am George Cholakis, Captain Christian Demeter Art Dimopoulos, Captain Harry Spanos Frank Burton Doug Rosenburg John Demakis Anastasia Topping Harry Chelpon Craig Thomas Mallamo Mavromatakis Anna Vassilopoulos WELCOMING/STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE ROSTER September 5, 2004 September 12, 2004 September 19, 2004 September 26, 2004 Pete Chambers Harry Chelpon Jim Stoucker John Demakis George Charuhas Anastasia Topping Anna Vassilopoulos Harry Spanos 3 SAINT KATHERINE GREEK ORTHODODOX CHURCH OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA DISBURSEMENTS OPERATING ACCOUNT FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2004 DISBURSEMENTS YTD BUDGET RECEIPTS YTD PERCENT 2003 2004 Jun 04 2004 TO DATE Archdiocese $28,200 $59,000 $4,917 $29,500 50% Chanter 4,080 8,160 680 3,400 42% Choir Director 4,080 6,800 680 3,400 50% Church Supplies 11,094 30,000 (298) 11,550 39% Community Relations 12,099 20,000 768 8,285 41% Custodian 22,308 43,040 3,475 21,910 51% Financial Officer 6,240 12,500 1,040 6,240 50% Insurance 4,711 12,000 820 4,939 41% Maintenance 25,120 32,000 1,066 15,379 48% New Building Mortgage - 125,500 10,487 62,921 50% Office Supplies/Equipment 19,736 25,000 2,206 13,877 56% Office Asst./Data Processor 4,891 - - - 0% Office/Facility Manager 16,188 49,000 4,110 24,658 50% Part-Time Custodian 9,880 15,000 1,148 7,928 53% Part-Time Priest 9,246 35,262 3,167 19,548 55% Postage 6,294 9,000 500 5,621 62% Priest Compensation 75,023 128,334 10,663 63,572 50% Secretary 22,664 41,163 3,313 20,652 50% Telephone 10,048 10,000 1,191 7,431 74% Utilities 25,463 50,000 8,119 33,634 67% Capital Improvements 23,886 61,841 2,529 16,719 27% Clergy-Laity Congress - 5,000 500 2,300 46% Credit Card Commissions 79 1,000 64 619 62% Data Processing 150 - - 150 0% Diakonia - 2,400 - 1,000 42% GOYA Activities - 5,000 (1,290) 3,710 74% Greek School - 5,000 - - 0% Holy Cross Seminary - 2,000 - - 0% HOPE - 1,000 - - 0% Information Systems Maint. - 5,000 417 2,500 50% JOY - 1,000 - - 0% Miscellaneous 118 1,000 62 222 22% Missions - 3,000 - 1,500 50% Outreach Program - - - - 0% Catechetical School - 5,000 879 2,513 50% Vehicle 842 4,000 1,096 2,821 71% Youth Ministries 4,600 5,000 - 1,590 32% TOTALS $347,040 $819,000 $62,309 $400,089 49% 4 SAINT KATHERINE GREEK ORTHODODOX CHURCH OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA RECEIPTS OPERATING ACCOUNT FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2004 RECEIPTS YTD BUDGET RECEIPTS YTD PERCENT 2003 2004 Jun 04 2004 TO DATE Candles and Trays $100,447 $165,000 $8,188 $86,802 53% Fundraising Events 66,799 125,000 78,830 74,756 60% Hall Rentals 61,408 125,000 20,911 111,523 89% Holiday Offerings 7,234 13,000 100 5,287 41% Interest Income - - - - 0% Memorial Donations 6,145 14,000 732 8,084 58% National Memorial Park 800 - - - 0% Special Donations 14,750 12,000 396 3,825 32% Stewardship Program 184,353 365,000 28,244 257,548 71% TOTALS $441,936 $819,000 $137,401 $547,825 67% The Fall Festival of Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church of Northern Virginia Friday and Saturday, October 1 and 2 Tell your friends to come Sunday, October 3 11:00am - 10:00pm and be Greek for the day! 12:00pm - 9:00pm MARKETPLACE BOOKSTORE FOOD Art Work The Saint Katherine Bookstore Outdoor delicious foods include: gyro, will be open during the Festival souvlaki, loukaniko, and loukoumathes. Handcrafted and where you will find religious Semi-Precious Jewelry items such as Bibles, icons, Indoor foods include: leg of lamb, Athe- Greek Imports books, video tapes, and much nian chicken, pastitsio, mousaka, spana- more. kopita, tiropita, peas, rice pilaf, dol- Fashion Handbags mathes, and Greek salad. Folk Art OTHER ACTIVITIES Baklava, diples, finikia, galaktobouriko, Children’s Books karithopita, kataifi, koulourakia, Other activities include church tours, amusements, live music, kourambiethes, and paximathia will sat- Greek Music, CDs, Videos and dance performances. isfy your sweet tooth. and more! If you would like to reserve your volunteer position for the Festival or need more information, please contact: George Moshos, Chairperson John Vlachos/Church Office 202.409.2302 Eleni Kanakos, Co-Chair 703.671.1515 703.938.8360 George Cholakis, Co-Chair Steve Veletsis, Co-Chair 703.887.2282 703.765.3924 5 CATECHETICAL SCHOOL COLLEGE STUDENTS THE STAFF OF the Catechetical (Sunday) School is looking IF YOU ARE a college student (or know of any) from our forward to welcoming our children at the opening of Cate- church community, please send the following information chetical School classes on September 19th from 9:30am to to Fr. Costas at firstname.lastname@example.org: student’s name, 10:30am. The 2004-2005 school year will embrace another student’s e-mail address, and name of the college or uni- exciting and productive program of religious instruction, a versity (in-state or out-of-state). Thank you. range of related activities, and Church music. Registration will transpire in the Cultural Center after Divine Liturgy YAL on Sundays, September 5th and 12th. WELCOME BACK! We hope everyone had a good and relax- Parents who do not have the opportunity to pre-register ing summer. A few of our YAL members went to Greece their child/children on either September 5th or 12th, may this summer for the Olympics and our very own Nicole do so on the first day of Catechetical School classes on Leontsinis was an actual volunteer at the Olympic September 19th. Parents will register in the copy room on Games. YAL basketball will be held on Monday, Septem- the downstairs level of the Cultural Center. Both the Cate- ber 6th, 20th, and 27th at 7:30pm in the Cultural Cen- chetical School Director and Assistant Director will be ter. On Monday, September 13th, sandwich-making for available to take registrations. Children will go straight to the homeless will be held in the kitchen of the Cultural class while the parents complete the registration process. Center at 7:30pm. Please bring a loaf or two of sandwich At registration parents will bread and a package or two receive the year’s curricu- of deli meats and lum, the school’s mission cheeses. After sandwich- statement and policy, and the making, please feel free to calendar of events. stay and play basketball at The staff would like to 8:00pm or go out to dinner emphasize that attending one with your fellow YAL mem- of the two Divine Liturgies bers at a local Greek restau- is central to the religious life rant. and nurture of our children. The Las Vegas YAL will Therefore, parents should be hosting their first annual plan on attending church YAL convention the week- with their child/children dur- end of September 17th- ing either the first or second 19th. For more details, Divine Liturgy. The church please contact Georgiann schedule is structured to ac- Psaros at geo- commodate worship in email@example.com church as well or 949.813.2503. Locally, as a full hour of Catechetical please mark your calendars School. for the weekend of Novem- With much anticipation, ber 11th-14th for the YAL the staff awaits the arrival of Washington, DC week- all our children on September 19th ready for Catechetical end. Your YAL contact is Angelike Andrinopoulos. An- School. As well, Father Costas and Father Ted are looking gelike can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. forward to seeing all our families worshiping together in church. ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN SINGLES PAN-ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN SINGLES are holding a GREEK SCHOOL “Fifties’ Party” on Saturday, September 25th, 7:00pm to GREEK SCHOOL will begin on Saturday, September 11th at midnight, at 9716 Lindsay Blake Lane, Great Falls, VA 9:30am. Registration will take place on Sundays, Septem- 22066. The main courses will be Chicken Divan, meat- ber 5th and 12th in the Cultural Center. loaf, and a vegetarian entree. Please contact Diana Haver- lack at email@example.com if you would like to attend GOYA or want more information. GOYA WILL HAVE a general meeting on Sunday, Septem- ber 12th at 11:30am. GOYAns are expected to participate HOPE AND JOY in the Liturgy, which begins at 10:00am. WE ARE LOOKING for volunteers to help with the HOPE Basketball practice will be held on Tuesday, September (Hellenic Orthodox Primary Enrichment) and JOY (Junior 21st, girls’ practice is at 6:00pm and boys’ practice is at Orthodox Youth) groups. Please contact Fr. Costas if you 7:30pm. are interested. 6 METROPOLITAN CHRYSOSTOM OF SMYRNA AND THE NEW SAINTS OF ASIA MINOR by Fr. Ted Chelpon THIS SEPTEMBER our Holy Orthodox Church will celebrate but it also earned him the enmity of the Turks that would the memory of Metropolitan Chrysostom of Smyrna as later cost him his life. Twice the Turks exiled him during well as the thousands of others who lost their lives in the his tenure at Drama. It was the towering strength of his holocaust of 1922 in Smyrna and the rest of Asia Minor. personality together with his indomitable will that ulti- Their feast day is the Sunday before the Elevation of the mately secured the freedom of the Greek people of Mace- Holy Cross. donia at the end of the first World War. Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens commenting on Ironically, it was to spare his life that the patriarchate Chrysostom said, “The church and the nation need to re- decided to relocate him in 1910 and elected him Metro- member and not forget; to remember and not grieve be- politan of Smyrna. It was not long before even there that cause the holy martyrs have passed into immortality.” struggles and crises began to confront the Orthodox people Chrysostom is commemorated with a special service com- of Asia Minor. Again he was twice exiled for his posed by Metropolitan Nicodemus Vallendras of Patras at “nationalistic activities.” But he was determined to return the direction of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece. and share the fate of his flock rather than seek a safe haven Father Thomas Synodinos, a counselor to the Synod, com- in Greece, a haven which was repeatedly offered him. mented on this special service, “It is a celebration and not Ringing in his ears were the words of the Savior, “...the a memorial, because we are not dealing with the dead, but good shepherd gives his life for the sake of the sheep.” with immortals.” On the 27th of August 1922 he was brought before his This recent martyr was born in Triglia, Bethany, Asia old antagonist Nurettin Pasha. Nurettin had been military Minor on January 6th in either 1867 or 1868. His parents governor of Smyrna once before, but because of his barba- were Nicholas and Calliope Kalafatis, pious Christians rism Chrysostom was able to convince the Sultan to re- both. On Epiphany Day 1868, his mother dedicated him to place him. Now the revolutionary government of Kemal the Theotokos when the Metropolitan of Prousa visited Attaturk had restored him to his previous position. Nuret- Triglia. He studied at the Patriarchal Theological Seminary tin was bent on revenge. He had Chrysostom arrested, at Halki and was ordained a deacon and a priest. He was cruelly beaten, abused, and handed over to the Turkish quickly elevated to the position of Chancellor of the Ecu- mob who tortured him further before executing him. One menical Patriarchate by the then Patriarch, Constantine V. story relates how a Turkish soldier took pity upon him, In 1902 he was elected Metropolitan of Drama, Philippi, drew his pistol, and shot him putting him out of his misery. and Zichnon in Macedonia placing him in the eye of the Another story suggests he was tied to four horses, drawn, storm that was to become the Balkan Wars. As a latter-day and quartered. This latter probably did not happen, but his Cosmas the Aitolos, he waged a bitter struggle to preserve corpse was mutilated and dragged through the streets of Hellenism on behalf of the Greek people of Macedonia Smyrna where it could conceivably have come apart. At who were being threatened by assimilation into the newly any rate, to my knowledge his body was never recovered. expanded Bulgaria, then an ally of the Ottomans who ruled May his, and the memory of all the martyred saints of Macedonia. His efforts preserved Hellenism in that area, Asia Minor of 1922, be eternal. AN EXCITING TRIP TO THE MUSEUM by Presvytera Dora Chelpon ON JUNE 2, 2004, a group of 18 people from our Philoptochos joined a group from Saint Sophia Cathedral in Wash- ington, DC and went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see an exhibit entitled “Byzantium—Faith and Power, 1261-1587.” What a wonderful experience this was! The exhibit spanned five rooms, each representing a different type of artifact, including icons, vestments, reliquaries (containers for relics of saints), and vestments. These artifacts came from many different places, such as Mount Athos, Russia, and Saint Catherine Monastery at Mount Sinai. The beauty of all the art forms that we saw made one feel very excited and warm inside—knowing that our Greek Orthodox faith was represented in such a beautiful way. For me, one icon from Saint Catherine Monastery in Mount Sinai was especially moving. It was an icon of Saint Catherine dressed as an empress in all her glory. Around this icon were smaller icons representing happenings in her life, including her torture on the wheel and finally her beheading. She was indeed a special person, who was martyred rather than deny her Lord. What a wonderful educational opportunity we all had! Just as important and exciting was the fellowship we shared, having joined with members of a sister Philoptochos in such a wonderful experience. 7 FIRST ANNUAL SAINT KATHERINE BENEFIT RAFFLE Win BIG with $40,000 in prizes 1st Prize A new 2004 Toyota Camry or . . . . . . . $25,000 2nd Prize ...........................................................$5,000 3rd Prize 10 winners ..........................................$1,000 each Donation: $100 per ticket (only 1,000 tickets printed) Proceeds to benefit the Saint Katherine Building Fund Drawing on November 6, 2004 during the Saint Katherine Annual Dinner Dance (Ticket holders need not be present to win.) For tickets or additional information, please contact: Georgia Panagopoulos George Moshos Jim Nicholakos 703.569.8027 202.409.2302 703.237.7483 FACILITIES MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE COMMITTEE THE SUMMER HAS FLOWN BY and we look forward to an- booking dates. After September 30th, the facilities will be other blessed and successful school year for our youth and booked on a first-come, first-served basis. our church! We thank everyone in the Saint Katherine Over the summer we were blessed with having the Fair- family who is always at the ready to assist our Church’s fax Collegiate School use our classrooms for their Summer mission. We also appreciate our stewards’ patience and Enrichment Program. The School’s reputation is first- cooperation as the Committee seeks to balance the need for rate. We commend the Directors, Jennifer and Steve Nos- income generated through facility rentals and use by our sal, the Fairfax Collegiate School staff, and the wonderful own community. students who exhibited outstanding professionalism and We encourage stewards to think of their church the next courtesy. Saint Katherine was delighted to play a role in time they plan to hold an event—whether related to sacra- the success of this year’s program. ments such as weddings and baptisms or for a birthday, We had a couple of setbacks in terms of unexpected ex- office, Christmas, or engagement party. We have seen the penses related to maintaining the church air conditioning new facility adorned and decorated in an ornate enough system and updating the fire extinguishing system in Foun- fashion to compete with the area’s finest halls. We hope ders’ Hall. Fortunately, funds for such contingencies were our stewards will consider Saint Katherine instead of a already budgeted. Nevertheless, every dollar spent on pricy and impersonal hotel or hall. Since many of our maintenance is a dollar not going toward the reduction of objectives were reached, we decided to give back to our the principal on our mortgage. stewards by lowering the rental fees charged for rental of The wet summer weather slowed down completion of our facilities, effective immediately. the sealing and painting of the church dome. However, We have placed a temporary moratorium on facility progress has been made and the final touches are near rentals for 2005 until we hear back from our stewards, completion. We also anticipate replacing the cross that sits allowing them the first option to select dates for scheduled atop the church dome. Future projects include the upgrad- events. Similarly, we hope all our church-affiliated groups ing of our church’s hagiography/iconography. We invite will contact the church office to schedule their dates as “cheerful givers” to talk to Fr. Costas about ways in soon as practicable. It does not take long for the calendar which they might assist in this worthwhile endeavor to fill up, so the earlier dates are booked, the better. Sep- that will last for generations to come. tember 30, 2004 is the deadline for scheduling priority Kalo Fthinoporo! A Happy Autumn to everyone. 8 September 2004 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 Ecclesiastical New Year 2 3 4 9:00am Orthros 10:00am Divine Liturgy 5 15th Sunday of Matthew 6 Memorial Day 7 8 Nativity of the Theotokos 9 10 11 9:00am Orthros (Office Closed) 9:00am Orthros 9:30am Greek School 10:00am Divine Liturgy 8:00pm YAL B-ball 10:00am Divine Liturgy Catechetical and Greek School Registration 7:30pm Parish Council 12 Sunday before the Ele- 13 14 Exaltation of 15 16 17 Martyrs Sophia, 18 vation of the Holy Cross 7:30pm YAL Deuteri the Holy Cross Pistis, Elpis, and Agape 9:30am Greek School 9:00am Orthros Deutera 9:00am Orthros 9:00am Orthros 10:30am Greek School 10:00am Divine Liturgy 10:00am Divine Liturgy 10:00am Divine Liturgy Auxiliary Catechetical and Greek School Registration Deadline for October YAL Convention in Las All-Day Choir Workshop 11:30am GOYA Meeting DOXA submissions Vegas through Sunday 19 Sunday after the Ele- 20 21 22 23 24 25 vation of the Holy Cross 8:00pm YAL B-Ball GOYA B-ball Practice 7:30pm Choir Rehearsal 9:30am Greek School 8:00am Divine Liturgy 6:00pm Girls 7:00pm Pan-Orthodox 9:30am Orthros and 7:30pm Goys Christian Singles Fifties’ Catechetical School Party in Great Falls 10:30am Divine Liturgy 7:00pm Philoptochos Potluck and Discussion 26 Falling Asleep of Saint 27 28 29 30 1 2 John the Apostle, Evan- Festival Setup Festival Setup Festival Setup Festival Setup Festival Setup gelist, and Theologian 8:00am Divine Liturgy 6:30pm DOP Helle #283 GOYA B-ball Practice (?) 7:30pm Choir Rehearsal 11am-10pm Fall Festival 11am-10pm Fall Festival 9:30am Orthros and Potluck Dinner 6:00pm Girls Catechetical School 8:00pm YAL B-Ball (?) 7:30pm Goys Deadline for priority 10:30am Divine Liturgy booking of our facilities 9 Please check our online calendar (http://www.saint-katherines.org/calendar.asp) for the latest information. PHILOPTOCHOS IMPACT IN 30 HOURS WELCOME BACK! I hope you all had a wonderful summer by Ellena Keriazes Griffiths and are refreshed for our busy new season. Our first meeting will be on Tuesday, September 21st at 7:00pm. We will have a potluck and discussion on the WITH SUMMER’S END, we welcome the harvest of fall and 2004 National Philoptochos Biennial Convention. Reach- a series of “back to”: back to routine after vacations; back ing out to others and embracing them with love, comfort, to warmer clothing; and, my personal favorite, back to and kindness is exactly what the Philoptochos Society is all school. Although I am no longer a student or a teacher in about. All ladies are welcome to attend! school, September for me always brings an excitement to I would like to thank everyone who helped make our learn, to teach, and to sharpen pencils. My brothers will Festival and end-of-season dinner in June so successful. read that sentence and shake their heads mumbling some- Also, many thanks to all members for their love and sup- thing about having a sister who is a nerd, but I know they port of our many projects throughout the year. love me. Please read the article on page 7 about our trip to the When I taught English, I knew at the start of each year I Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Plans are had 180 days in which to teach my students required underway for another trip to a different locale. benchmarks. I did my best juggling lesson plans around Our Fall Festival is October 1, 2, and 3. Please come special assemblies and weather related cancellations. One and help. reality I had to face was the many failing students due to lack of attendance. My challenge with student attendance DAUGHTERS OF PENELOPE was not just Monday through Friday. On Sundays, I had OUR FIRST HELLE #283 DOP chapter meeting of the 2004- my Catechetical School students to teach. I approached my 2005 year will be a potluck dinner meeting held at Saint lesson planning with the same focus as my paid teaching Katherine on Monday, September 27th at 6:30pm in Foun- position and at the start of the year I knew I had approxi- ders’ Hall. We are delighted to welcome Officer mately 30 Sundays to do my job. That was only 30 Conner from the Fairfax County Police Department who HOURS to make a difference. My fellow Catechetical will speak to our group about safety measures to help keep School teachers would lament about how to reach more ourselves and our homes safe. children and I gently reminded them that the majority of Bingo scheduled for September 16th has been cancelled. our children do not drive and our question should be how The next Bingo will be held on Thursday, October 21st at to reach more parents. 10:30am in Founders’ Hall. There is a $2.00 admission I am a product of a Catechetical School program. When and each game board is 25 cents. Proceeds support the I think about the wonderful Catechetical School teachers I AHEPA Scholarship Fund. had who influenced my spiritual life, I am grateful as a Save the date! We are happy to announce that our chap- student. As a teacher, I am amazed. I find it fascinating ter will host a joint Southern Living Home Show and Pam- that in less than 30 hours an individual had such impact in pered Chef Party on Saturday, October 16th from 10:00am my life. I did not have perfect attendance and living 35 to 12:30pm in the Cultural Center. Beautiful decorative miles away from church made attending difficult, but the items for your home will be displayed and delicious reci- commitment of my parents made the difference. pes will be prepared and sampled using Pampered Chef My favorite Catechetical School teacher was Demetrios high-quality kitchenware. This fundraising event is open to Mallios. I was 10 years old and he was over 6 feet tall all within our church community as well as to family and with a booming voice. He may have intimidated me the friends. first minute, but after that I knew that he loved to teach and have fun. I learned all about the parables of Jesus in- CHOIR cluding art projects to make the lessons come alive and we CHOIR WILL START SINGING AGAIN on Sunday, September studied the Creed. Every time a parable is read in church, 12th. We will have a warm up at 9:00am and sing at I know how to apply it in my life. Every time I have stood 10:00am. Choir rehearsals will resume on Thursday, Sep- as a Godmother, I know the meaning of the Creed in my tember 23rd at 7:30pm. heart. Demetrios was a gift in my life. Our Saint Katherine Choir will host an all-day workshop Catechetical School programs and materials have im- for our local district of the Choir Federation on Saturday, proved over the years, yet what has always remained con- September 18th. George Raptis from Detroit will lead a stant is the dedication and love of those who teach. The rehearsal of his music which will be sung at this year’s gifts are waiting for all of our children. The challenge is conference in New Jersey. Please plan on attending the making the commitment to bring the children. In the words workshop. Books have already been purchased. of our Beloved Savior Jesus Christ, “Let the little children The above-mentioned conference will be held October come to Me and do not forbid them; for of such is the 15-17, 2004 in Toms River, NJ. The annual conference is kingdom of God” (Mark 10:14). Be amazed in what a always alot of fun. Registration packets should arrive soon. mere 30 hours can offer. 10 H MARTUS AGIA SOFIA META TWN TRIWN QUGATERWN AUTHS, PISTEWS, ELPIDOS, AGAPHS Σοφία D. Τσαγκάλη Sofiva" th" Semnhv", ierwvtatoi klavdoi, h ousan thn eusebhv authv oikogevvneia giav ta avgia carivs- Pivsti" kai Elpiv", kai Agavph deicqeivsai, mata th" kai gia thn kosmiovthta twn hqwvn th". O ka- sofivan apemwvranan, twn Ellhvnwn en cavriti, kov" epistavth" ovmw" Antivoco", katavggeile ston autok- aqlhvsasai, kai nikhfovroi faneivsai, stevfo" ravtora, ovti h Sofiva me ti" kovre" th" den eivnai mono avfqarton, parav tou pavntwn Despovtou, aplev" cristianev", allav kai ovti perifronouvn tou" anedhvsanto. (Kontavkion, hvco" a v) eidwlolatrikouv" qeouv" kai den upotavvssontai sta autokratorikav prostavgmata. Mevsa sto plhvqo" twn agivwn Martuvrwn sug- vOtan plhroforhvqhke autav o autokravtora" Adri- katalevyetai kai h semnhv Agiva Sofiva metav twn triwvn anov" plhmmuvrise apov qhriwvdh qumov kai dievtaxe tou" qugatevrwn th", Pivstew", Elpivdo" kai Agavph", twn frourouv" tou na fevroun thn mhtevra me ti" kovre" th" opoivwn thn mnhvmhn timouvme thn 17hn Septembrivou. sto dikasthvrio. Oi eulabeiv" gunaivke" stavqhkan H Agiva Sofiva evzhse sthn Rwvmh, ovtan autokravtora" mprostav sto dikasthvrio me tovlmh prwtofanhv. Sto nou hvtan o eidwlolavtrh" tuvranno" Adrianov" (117-138 m.C.). tou" anthcouvsan ta lovgia tou Euaggelivou, "Na mh fo- H Agiva Sofiva hvtan chvra, cwriv" kammiva bohvqeia, bavsqe ekeivnou" pou foneuvoun to swvma, giativ thn yuchv den prostateuvonta" kai anatrevfonta" cristianikav ti" mporouvn na blavyoun", kai h duvnamh tou Timivou kai trei" anhvlike" kovre" th", thn Pivsth, thn Elpivda kai Zwopoiouv Staurouv zevstaine thn kardiav tou". thn Agavph. Oi sunqhvke", kavtw apov ti" opoive" zouvse, H agiva mhtevra Sofiva me ti" trei" kovre" th", Pivsth, hvtan dramatikev" kai poluv duvskole". Stovco" tou Elpivda kai Agavph, evmeinan aklovnhte" sthn pivsth, ovsa autokravtora Adrianouv hvtan na katorqwvsei me kavqe ki' an epevmeinan friktav basanisthvria apov ton tuvranno uvpoulo trovpo kai sklhrov mevso na odhghvsei tou" cris- autokravtora. O autokravtora", giav na kavnei thn tianouv" sthn eidwlolatriva. vAllou" tou" kolavkeue, Sofiva na lugivsei kai givnei eidwlolavtri", basavnise avllou" tou" anevbaze se qevsei" kai se axiwvmata kai se prwvta ta paidiav th". Ouvte ovmw" ta mikrav autav paidiav, avllou" uposcovtan pw" qa tou" exasfalivsei plouvsia allav ouvte kai h mhtevra klonivsthke blevponta" ta mar- zwhv. Epeidhv ovmw" oi cristianoiv evmeinan aklovnhtoi tuvria twn splavcnwn th". To ov,ti qa evfqanan sthn pivsth tou" ston Kuvrio, gi’ autov avrxise na tou" grhgorwvtera ston Kuvrio, autov thn anakouvfize kai th" katadiwvke me evnan sklhrov, anelevhto kai aduswvphto evdine duvnamh. To agnov aivma twn Parqenomartuvrwn diwgmov. S’ authvn loipovn thn perivodo, pou o autokrav- kuvlhse sto cwvma, ovtan o dhvmio" evkoye me ton pevleku tora" Adrianov" emavceto katav twn cristianwvn, hvrqe ti" avgie" kefalev" tou". H makariva mhtevra me storghv sthn Rwvmh apov avllh povlh th" Italiva" h nearav chvra, kai eulavbeia agkavliase ta zestav leivyana twn agivwn pisthv ston Kuvrio, Sofiva, me ti" trei" mikrouvle" ca- tevknwn th", ta arwmavtise kai me thn bohvqeia avllwn ritwmevne" kovre" th". cristianwvn ta enapevqese se miva ekklhsiva, giav to H Agiva Sofiva diakrinovtan giav thn flogerhv cristi- ktivsimo th" opoiva" eivce endiaferqeiv kai ergasqeiv anikhv th" pivsth, thn eusevbeiav th", thn semnovthtav th" protuvtera. Ekeiv, apevkthsan oi cristianoiv me ta se- kai thn swfrosuvnh th". vHtan asuvgkrith mhtevra, gia- bavsmia leivyana, evna megavlo qhsaurov kai miav phghv tiv den frovntize movno giav thn ulikhv trofhv twn tevknwn iamavtwn giav swvmata kai yucev". th", allav kai giav thn pneumatikhv. Katagovtan apov Metav thn katavqesh twn timivwn leiyavnwn, h eutuchv" eugenikhv oikogevneia. Ergazovtan adiavkopa sklhrav mhtevra Sofiva evzhse movno trei" hmevre" kai pavnw sta sthn Rwvmh giav to ywmiv twn tevknwn th". H Rwvmh hvtan leivyana twn qugatevrwn th" evkleise ta mavtia th", lev- turannikhv kai afilovxenh. H Agiva Sofiva, ovtan guvrize gonta" to exhv" lovgia: "W truferav mou blastavria, decqhvte kourasmevnh kavqe bravdu sto spivti th" den paraponiov- thn mhtevra sa" ekeiv, pou twvra eseiv" brivskesqe." tan, allav gemavth storghv kai enqousiasmov edivdaske H Agiva Sofiva, me ti" parqenomavrture" qugatevre" th", sti" nearev" paidouvle" th" to upevroco megaleivo th" Pivsth, Elpivda kai Agavph, timavtai poluv apov tou" ap- cristianikhv" pivstew". Fuvteue sti" kardouvle" tou" antacouv cristianouv". Se pollav mevrh evcoun ktisqeiv thn anexavntlhth agavph tou Cristouv ma". Gemavth megaloprepeiv" naoiv sto ovnomav th". Ta qauvmata, pou agavph h ivdia, gevmize ti" yucouvle" tou" me to aiwvnio, epiteleiv se ovsou" thn epikalouvntai kai thn paraka- asteivreuto nerov tou qeivou lovgou. louvn, eivnai pollav. Me thn enavreth zwhv th" h Agiva Sofiva evdine to A" thn timhvsoume loipovn kai efevto" sthn mnhvmh th" paravdeigma sti" kovre" th". Ti" edivdaske na kosmouvn kai a" thn parakalevsoume qermav na ma" prostateuvei, ton eautov tou" me aretev", me fovbo Qeouv kai divya giav ovpw" prostavteuse kai ti" trei" avgie" parqenomavr- thn ouravvnia Basileiva. Na mhn parasuvrontai apov to ture" qugatevre" th" kai ti" odhvghse ston Kuvrio Ihsouv peribavllon. Cristov! Mhtevra kai kovre" bivwnan ovntw" zwhv agiavthta". To A" mhn lhsmonouvme potev autov to mevgisto de kavlo" th" yuchv" tou" antanaklouvse kai sthn paravdeigma autoqusiva" twn martuvrwn giav ton Cristov galhvnia morfhv tou proswvpou tou". Den avrghse h kalhv kai a" Ton eucaristouvme, pou emeiv" shvmera eivmaste tou" fhvmh na kukloforhvsei sthn Rwvmh. Polloiv epaiv- eleuvqeroi na Ton akolouqouvme kai na Ton doxavzoume! CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES! Naoum Elias Anagnos, son of Zoe and Larry N. Anagnos, graduated from Virginia Tech in December 2003 receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering. He is employed with SAIC, in Washington, DC. Peter Andre, son of John and Rosanne Andre, brother of Alexis, and grandson of Jim and Chris Eskinzes, graduated from W.T. Woodson High School. Peter will attend The College of William and Mary in Williams- burg, VA. His list of accomplishments include: AP Diploma Recipient from W.T. Woodson High School, AP Scholar with Honor, National Merit Commended Scholar, Governor’s Early College Scholars Program Honoree, AHEPA Scholarship Recipient, Outstanding Academic Excellence Honoree—President’s Education Awards Program, Best Actor Award—Fine Arts/Theatre Arts, 2004 Cappie Awards Nominee for Best Comedic Actor, President— International Thespian Society, National Honor Society Member, Spanish Honor Society Member, and Academic Letters Recipient. Teddy Kranis, son of Steve and Dina Kranis, graduated with honors from Langley High School. Teddy will attend James Madison University where he will be a thrower on the track team. Teddy has been a member of GOYA and on the basketball A team for the past four years. As a senior at Langley, he was captain of the throwing team (shot put and discus) and the top thrower of the track team. He received the Most Valuable Player Award for the track team this year. Teddy earned All-State, All-Region, and All-Liberty District honors in Track and Field. He placed 6th in shot put at the 2004 Indoor State Track Meet, 1st in shot put and discus at the Beltway Classic, 1st in shot put and discus at the Liberty District Meet, and 7th in shot put at the State Meet. Anna Steele, daughter of Dr. William Steele and Dr. Olympia Dallas, graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. Anna will attend the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. Anna has been a member of the Return to Origins Greek Dance Groups since age 5 and is currently a member of their top team, the Terpsichori Performing Dance Group. She was awarded the Archbishop’s Three Hierarchs Award of Ex- cellence for outstanding achievement in Greek language studies upon her completion of Greek School in 1997. Among other awards, achievements, and activities, she is a member of the TJ choir, National Honor Society, French Honor Soci- ety, Who’s Who among American High School Students for 2004, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and GOYA. Amanda Claire Stoucker, daughter of James E. and Barbara R. Stoucker, graduated from Hayfield Secondary School. Amanda will attend James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA, as an International Business Ma- jor, in the fall. Her list of accomplishments include: a 3.6 GPA, Early Acceptance to James Madison University, acceptance into the JMU Honors Program (one of only 195 accepted out of an incoming freshman class of 3,500), Ores- tes N. Karousatos AHEPA Scholarship Award, AHEPA Capital District #3 Scholarship Award, President’s Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence, National Honor Society, STAR Tutor, Teacher’s Assistant, Young Republican’s Club President, and Host & Hostess Club. SEPTEMBER WEEKDAY SERVICES 01 Sep Indiction, Ecclesiastical New Year 14 Sep Exaltation of the Holy Cross 9:00am Orthros 9:00am Orthros 10:00am Divine Liturgy 10:00am Divine Liturgy 08 Sep Nativity of the Theotokos 17 Sep Martyrs Sophia, Pistis, Elpis and Agape 9:00am Orthros 9:00am Orthros 10:00am Divine Liturgy 10:00am Divine Liturgy 12 BOOK REVIEW by Craig Thomas REGISTRY John Chrysostom, On Wealth and Poverty. Translation and Introduction by Catherine P. Roth. New York: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press. 140 pages. July and August 2004 Baptisms Peter Alexander (July) WHO AMONG US has not heard of Saint John Chrysostom? son of Peter and Nicky Stathis Born in about 347 A.D., Saint John Chrysostom mastered Godparents: Nicholas and Maria Papageorgiou the academic subjects of his day, became a monk after his mother passed away, and later was ordained a deacon, Joanna Athanasia (July) priest, and bishop. daughter of Dimitri and Cheryn Ann Alexson Upon his ordination to the clergy, he began to deliver Godparent: Arthur Athenagoras Dimopoulos sermons and quickly became an orator of great renown. During his life he wrote thousands of pages of sermons and remarkably they are with us to this day. Everything Matthew (July) that he wrote is worth reading, not just once, but over and son of Michael and Antonia Ahern over. Godparent: Thomas O’Sullivan In his life, we are told that one evening while he was at work writing a sermon a visitor came to see him at his Athanasios Stavros (August) residence. Saint John’s attendant went to see if Saint John son of Stavros and Anastasia Katsakos Chrysostom was available to receive the gentleman. The Godparent: Ilias Kanakos attendant peered into the room where Saint John was at work and saw an old man standing next to him, leaning over and whispering into Saint John’s ear as Saint John July 2004 Wedding wrote. Seeing the man with Saint John Chrysostom, the Danielle M. Laday attendant decided to tell the gentleman at the door that and Saint John Chrysostom had someone with him. The visitor Demetrios L. Kouzoukas at the door returned the next two nights, but each time the Koumbaros: Dimitrios Kouzoukas attendant found Saint John at work writing with the elderly gentleman leaning over whispering into his ear. The next day, the attendant went to Saint John Chrysostom to ask Congratulations! who this guest in his room the last three nights had been. Saint John Chrysostom indicated that he was not aware of June through August 2004 Funerals anyone with him in his room those nights. The attendant Nicholas Soffos (June) then described the appearance of the man and while doing Antonia Abramidis (July) so noticed an icon on the wall of the man he had seen. The icon was of the Apostle Paul. George Karambelas (July) On Wealth and Poverty contains six of Saint John’s ser- Dorothy Garbis (August) mons about Saint Luke’s Gospel account of Lazarus and Catherine L. Hegamaster (August) the rich man. The sermons were delivered while Saint Dionisios Makrigiorgos (August) John was a deacon in Antioch 14 centuries ago, yet they speak directly to our circumstances today. In the United May their memory be eternal. States, the most affluent society in the history of the world, the lessons on almsgiving, good works, and hospi- tality are most needful and most helpful. DRUG PROBLEM I HAD A "drug" problem when I was a young person. I was "drug" to church on Sunday morning, "drug" to church on Sunday night, and I was "drug" to church for weekday services. I was "drug" to Catechetical School, "drug" to Vacation Bible Camp, "drug" to Greek School, and I was "drug" to youth activities. I was "drug" by the ear when I disobeyed my parents, told a lie, brought home a bad report card, or did not speak with re- spect. Those "drugs" are still in my veins and they affect my behavior in nearly everything I think, say, and do. If more children had this "drug" problem, the world would certainly be a better place. Parents, please make sure your children have this wonderful "drug" problem. 13 STEWARDSHIP EVERYONE, WELCOME BACK from summer vacation. Our stewardship program continues to be very successful. The number of families participating increased by 26 percent from 454 to 574. Contributions increased by 28 percent from $213,392 to $273,470. We received 345 pledges. We look forward to receiving pledges from our remaining families soon. If you wish, you may pledge online today at www.saint-katherines.org/onlinedonations.html. Our church and community depend on your stewardship commitment. Stewards who have contributed to the Saint Katherine stewardship program as of July 31st are listed below. If you have any questions about stewardship, please contact the church office at 703.671.1515 and ask for Anna Vassilopoulos or Jim Eskinzes. Thank you for responding to the needs of our church. Mrs Frosso Adamakos Mrs Teresa Burrage Ms Stefanie Damiani M/M David Garnett M/M John Kanellias M/M Dimitrios Adamopoulos M/M George Bursenos Ms Elena Danigelis M/M Steve Gasparis M/M George Kapetanakis Mrs Irene Adams M/M Elias Burton M/M Richard Danz M/M George Georgacopoulos Mrs Anastasia Kapranos Mrs Nike Adams M/M Edward Cameron Mrs Dorothea Davidian Mr Peter Georgacopoulos M/M Bill Kapsidelis Mr Frank Agnos M/M Michael Campbell, Jr Ms Maureen Debbas M/M George Georgeadis Mr William Karabelas M/M John Agnos Mrs Gisella Caparell Dr/Mrs John Demakis Ms Maria Georgeadis M/M Apostolos Karageorge Ms Antonia Ahern M/M Aggie Capsalis Mrs Antoinette Demeres Col/Mrs John Georgelas M/M Demos Karageorge Dr/Mrs James Alatis M/M Manuel Capsalis M/M Christian Demeter M/M Francis Gerow, Jr M/M Harry Karageorge Ms Marianne Alberti M/M Thomas Cardamone, Jr M/M Demetrios Demson Mr Francis Gerow M/M Michael Karagiannis M/M George Alexakis Ms Minnie Caridakis Mrs Helen Derzis Miss Frehiwot Getahun Ms Petula Karaiskakis M/M Konstantinos Alexakis M/M Todd Carr M/M James DeSatnick M/M Arthur Gianelos Mr John Karamanis M/M Tony Alexis M/M Elbert Cassell M/M Theodore Diacoumis Mrs Angeline Gillas Mrs Helen Karambelas Mr Elio Alfonso Mr Nicholas Chacharone Dr/Mrs Nicholas Diakides M/M Louis Glekas M/M Nick Karanikas M/M Peter Aliferis Mrs Anna Chaconas Mrs Kaliope Diapoulis Ms Angela Goanos M/M Peter Karounos M/M Larry Anagnos Mr Paul Chaconas Ms Georgia Dimitras M/M Arthur Gomez M/M George Karountzos M/M Thomas Anderson M/M Pete Chambers M/M Aristos Dimitriou M/M Steve Goodrick M/M Harry Katrivanos M/M John Andre Mr Demetris Charalambous M/M Christos Dimitriou Mr Stefanos Goodrick Mrs Rene Katsaitis M/M Alexandros Andreou Mrs Bessie Charuhas M/M Arthur Dimopoulos Mrs Katherine Gousis M/M Anthony Katsakis Ms Angelike Andrinopoulos Mr George Charuhas Ltc/Mrs Harry Dinella M/M John Gouvis Ms Katerina Katsakis Mr Nicholas Angelis Mr Telly Charuhas Mr/Dr Stephen Dinos M/M Peter Griffiths M/M Eythimios Katsapis Mr William Angelis M/M Harry Chelpon Mr Nicholas Dopuch M/M Mark Gull M/M Dean Katsikes Mr George Anitole Rev/Presv Theodore Chelpon M/M Steven Doulis Mrs Kay Gutoff M/M William Katsirubas M/M Paul Anson M/M Louis Cherpes Ms Mary Drakoulis Mr Menbere Haile M/M George Kavros Mrs Voula Antonaiou M/M Emmanuel Chiaparas M/M John Drapas, Jr M/M Lefteris Halavazis M/M Michael Kavros Mrs Mary Antonakos Mrs Emerald Chiotakis M/M Stavros Drosos Dr Stephen Haley II Mrs Anne Kaylor M/M Antonios Antonis M/M George Chitwood M/M Demetrios Droumbanis M/M John Hall Ms Susan Kaylor Mrs Angela Antonopoulos M/M Louis Cholakis Mr/Ms Jonathan Easley M/M Donald Halstead M/M George Kehaiov Mr Pericles Apostolou Mrs Helen Christ M/M Konstantin Economou LCDr/Mrs Philip Hamilton M/M Michael Kiklis Dr/Mrs Nicholas Argerson M/M George Christacos Mrs Nicolitsa Economou M/M Pericles Hantis Mr John Kiriakou/Mrs Heather M/M Nektarios Athanasiou Dr Nicole Christacos M/M Scott Edwards M/M John Harocopos Armentrout M/M William Aubin, IV M/M Stavros Christacos M/M Zenon Epaminonda M/M Peter Hatzi Mrs Anna Kiriakow Miss Chrisoula Avdimiotis M/M Constantis Christofi M/M James Eskinzes Mrs Maria Heijst M/M Thomas Kiszka M/M Michael Bakatsias Dr/Mrs Andrew Christopher M/M Christopher Euripides M/M David Herencia Ms Frances Kochicas Capt/Mrs James Ballard M/M Nicholas Christos M/M Michael Euripides Mr P Higgins/Mrs Christie M/M Sotirios Kolokithas M/M James Ballis M/M Aristotle Christou M/M Michael Fadul Loizos M/M Alexandros Kolovos Mr Richard Bambacus M/M Athanasios Chronis M/M George Fineskos CDr/Mrs Warren Higley Mr Nicholas Kolovos Dr/Dr George Banks Mr Themistocles Chronis Miss Maria Elena Firippis Ms Melisa Hoffman Ms Penelope Koltos M/M James Batistas M/M Charles Cogar M/M Pantelis Firippis M/M Bryan Holloway M/M Steve Koning Dr/Mrs Theofaniy Batistas M/M Anthony Colak M/M Argires Flevarakis M/M Thomas Holmes M/M George Konstas M/M Vatistas Batistas M/M Trevor Cole M/M John Flevarakis M/M Douglas Horne M/M Panos Konstas M/M Tom Beck M/M John Collias M/M Nicholas Flevarakis M/M Andreas Ioannou M/M Dean Kontzias Mr Dean Bellas Mr Constantine Constant Mrs Dianne Fogarty M/M Iacovos Ioannou Mrs Sousana Kontzias Ms Despina Belle-Isle Mrs Froso Constant M/M Vasilios Fotinos Mrs Helen Jaeger Mr Vitali Kopylov Ms Genevieve Bibos M/M John Constantinides Ltc/Mrs Vasilios Fotopoulos Miss Christina Jatras M/M Christos Kosmakos M/M George Bilidas Dr George Contis Mrs Vasiliki Fotopoulous Miss Alexandra Jatras M/M Theodore Koufas M/M Robert Blair Ms Constance Contompasis M/M James Francis M/M James Jatras M/M Konstantino Koukides M/M Dimitrios Blekas M/M Gus Costas M/M Stephen Francis Mr James Jeweler Mrs Danae Koulizakis M/M Michael Bohle M/M Adamantios Coulouris M/M George Fthenos M/M Timothy Johnson M/M Steve Koumanelis Miss Eleni Boosalis Ms Andrea Courduvelis Mr Odesseas Fthenos Mrs Erriette Jones Ms Elena/Clara Kouremetis M/M George Boosalis Capt/Mrs Robert Cowley Mr/Mr Dimitrios Gadonas Dr/Mrs Nikos Kakaviatos M/M Louis Koutoulakos Miss Kaneli Boosalis Mrs Betty Craten Mrs Zoe Gadonas M/M James Kalafatis Dr/Mrs Panos Koutrouvelis Mr Theodore Bousbouras Mrs Anastasia Criswell M/M William Galanis M/M Stavros Kalamatianos Ms Georgia Koutsaris M/M James Brackman Mrs Theodora Dacales M/M Angelo Galatis M/M Matthew Kalandranis M/M Michael Koutsourais M/M Lewis Brickates Mr Michael Dakes M/M Richard Gamble M/M Christopher Kalavritinos Mr Demetrios Kouzoukas/Mrs M/M Kevin Brickey M/M Stephen Dakes Mrs Toula Ganga Mrs Maria Kalis Danielle Laday Mr/Ms Robert Bridge Mrs Catherine Dallas Ltc/Mrs Dennis Garbis M/M Brasidas Kanakos M/M Gregoris Kozakos Mrs Helen Burns M/M Kirk Damalas M/M John Garbis M/M Tom Kanakos (Continued on page 15) 14 Mrs Edith Krithades Ms Angelina Michaels Dr/Mrs Chris Pappas M/M Michael Sarris Dr/Mrs Michael Trahos M/M Ken Kunec M/M Philip Milton Mrs Georgia Pappas M/M Milton Sarris M/M Basil Trikas Ms Christina Kutschenreuter Mrs Stella Miranda Mr Sevvie Pappas M/M Thomas Sasala Dr Basil Tripsas Miss Regina Kvitkovich M/M Usama Misleh M/M Haralabos Paraskevopoulos M/M George Sauter M/M Basil Troupos M/M Andy Kydes M/M Louis Mitchell M/M Haralambos Pashiardis Ms Maria Schaefer Ms Sophia Tsangali Dr Nikolaos Kydes M/M William Moore M/M Christos Passakos M/M Leon Scioscia M/M George Tsempales Ms Katherine Kypridakes M/M George Moratis M/M Dimitrios Patrianakos Dr/Mrs George Scordalakes M/M Thomas Tsianakas Mr Nicholas Kyrus Mrs Paraskevi Morlock M/M Paul Pattak Mrs Katherine Scourby M/M Nicholas Tsimbidis M/M Vasilios Lagakos M/M John Moschopoulos Ms Alexandra Pattaras M/M John Seward M/M Demetrios Tsintolas M/M Nicholas Lagos M/M John Moses Rev/Presv Constantinos Pavlakos Ms Mary Siatis M/M John Tsoukaris M/M Panagiotis Lagos Mr George Moshos M/M Nick Pekatos M/M Panos Siatis M/M John Turner M/M Antonios Laliotis M/M Gus Moshos Mrs Katherine Pergola Dr George Silis M/M Bert Tylen M/M Thomas 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