Upcoming Events

October

Nativity of the Virgin March Church 15th Annual Trivia Night, Friday , October 25, 2019, American Legion Post 581, 375 East Locust, Columbia, IL  62236 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. For more information please contact Maggie Fryntzko at 314-402-1371 or mfryntzko@gmail.com

November

Evening in Athens Greek Dinners: Saturday, November 2, 2019 join Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church for their series of Dinners featuring tasty home baked Greek entrees, and pastries served in the casual and friendly atmosphere of their church hall. Fasting fare entrée available during Orthodox fasts. These dinners are open to the public. 405 Huntwood Rd., Swansea, IL 62226. 4 - 8 pm. For more information, please call 618-277-0330.

St. Michael Orthodox Church Feast Day, 1901 Ann Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104 on Thursday, November 7, 2019 Vesperal Divine Liturgy at 6:00 pm.

17th Annual IOCC Banquet at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 4967 Forest Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108 on Sunday, November 19. 2019. Vespers at 5:00 pm Dinner Banquet 6:00 pm. Guest Speaker Constantine M. Triantafilou (IOCC) Executive Director and CEO.  For more information see your parish representative.

Dr. Nicholas Matsakis Memorial Lecture: Greece and Ethiopia in Antiquity Lecture by Professor. Elizabeth Fisher, Randolph-Macon College Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm Millennium Student Center and Student Services (MSC), Century Room A.

Thriving as Orthodox Christians in a Modern World with Dr. Philip Mamalakis a retreat presented by the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church Faith & Life Ministry, Friday, November 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm and Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9:00 am. Registration $20 per person (lunch included) To register of for more information please call the church office at 314-966-2255 or email diane@assumptiongoc.org.

December

Evening in Athens Greek Dinners: Saturday, December 7, 2019 join Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church for their series of Dinners featuring tasty home baked Greek entrees, and pastries served in the casual and friendly atmosphere of their church hall. Fasting fare entrée available during Orthodox fasts. These dinners are open to the public. 405 Huntwood Rd., Swansea, IL 62226. 4 - 8 pm. For more information, please call 618-277-0330.

February

The Stelios Petrakis Cretan Quartet will perform at the Touhill at UMSL on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm. Stelios Petrakis grew up in Sitia, Crete, where in 1983 he joined the Sitia School of Music and learned to play the lyra. For the past seven years, Stelios Petrakis has preformed with the Cretan Quartet, a group that performs Cretan music and dance at some of the most prestigious festivals worldwide. The ticket price is $20.

March

Catherine Pelican Memorial Lecture in Greek Culture The Origins of the Greek Revolution of 1821 Lecture by Professor Yanni Kotsonis, New York University Monday, March 9, 2020 at 7:00pm Millennium Student Center and Student Services (MSC), Century Room A, 1 University Blvd., St. Louis, MO. 63121-4400.

April

Sam Nakis Annual Memorial Lecture in Greek Studies "The Legacy of the Byzantine Empire: Why do we call the eastern Roman Empire Byzantium?" featuring Professor Anthony Kaldellis, The Ohio State University, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm , Millennium Student Center and Student Services (MSC), Century Room C, 1 University Blvd., St. Louis, MO. 63121-4400.

 

 

 

 

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