Parish News

St. Demetrios GOYANs Dive For The Cross

On Sunday, January 22nd, some of our GOYANs participated in the annual “Diving For The Cross” in commemoration of Epiphany, the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River. Fr. George threw the cross into the frigid waters of the Raritan Bay. Kali Simatos was successful in retrieving the cross. Congratulations Kali!

New Parish Council Sworn In

Our New Parish Council was sworn into office on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. Officers consist of
Marina Corodemus, President;  Spero Kalambakis, Vice-President;  Dino Kusulas, Treasurer;  Helen Horan, Secretary and Parish Council Members:  Anthony Atef Azous, Steve Corodemus, Elizabeth DaCunha, Kally Durso, Nick Giannakopoulos, Dean Kakadelis, Afroula Kanellidis, Michael Koudis, Maria Mantoudakis, Demos Simatos and Alex Vosinas.

Christmas Pageant, Choir Concert & Vasilopita Cutting

After a few delays due to weather, our Sunday School performed their annual Christmas Pageant on Sunday, Jan. 8th.
The Christmas Pageant was followed by a beautiful performance by a choir consisting of members from our church and from Perth Amboy High School, led by choir director Helen Vassallo.
20170108_123713(1)The performances were concluded with a Vasilopita cutting by Fr. George and luncheon sponsored by the St. Demetrios Philoptohos.