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With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, the 14th Annual National Archon Lenten Retreat will be held on March 31 and April 1, 2017 at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Christian Church in Southampton, New York.

Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, is the Retreat Master. His topic will be “Three Things Needed: Prayer, Virtue, and Humility.”  

“I am both humbled and honored to speak at this year’s National Archon Lenten Retreat,” said Rev. Fr. Metropulos. “I pray that Our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ will bless our gathering, and continue to inspire our National Archons, who are invaluable to the leadership and service of the Church.”

Rev. Frs. Alexander Karloutsos and Constantine Lazarakis are the Retreat Pastors.

The event is led by Chairman Archon Hieromnimon Peter J. Skeadas and Co-Chairman Archon Ostiarios Michael G. Psaros.

“My sincerest gratitude to the National Archons for all that they do for our church and society, and for their continued care and generosity toward Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology,” said Rev. Fr. Metropulos.