News and Events

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture Presents A Public Lecture by Dr. Nancy Patterson Ševčenko

November 28, 2012
The MJCBAC will present a public lecture by Dr. Nancy Patterson Ševčenko entitled "Written Voices: The Spoken Word in Byzantine Painting" on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.


Students Rally for Hurricane Relief

November 19, 2012
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the HCHC community came together to raise nearly $2,500 to donate to the hurricane relief efforts.


Conference of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy

November 01, 2012
The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (IAO) is organizing a colloquium entitled Civil Society and Orthodoxy November 16-17, 2012, at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.


HCHC Missions Week Lecture

October 26, 2012
The HCHC community observed Missions Week November 5-9, 2012. A highlight of the week was the annual EFOM Missions Lecture, which took place on Thursday, November 8th.


38th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference at Hellenic College Holy Cross

October 24, 2012

As part of Hellenic College Holy Cross School of Theology’s ongoing 75th anniversary celebrations, the campus hosted the 38th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference (BSC) from November 1-4, 2012. This was the largest event to take place among the various celebratory anniversary festivities. The hosting of the conference was made possible by the generous support of the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture, based at the School, The Michael G. and Anastasia Cantonis Chair of Byzantine Studies, The Tousimis Fund and Hellenic College Holy Cross.


HCHC Professor of Byzantine Chant to Present at National Chant Festival

October 23, 2012

Hellenic College Holy Cross Professor of Byzantine Chant Dr. Grammenos Karanos will be participating in this year’s Mostly Orthros Festival on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The festival, presented by the Axion Estin Foundation, consists of a conference during the day and a concert in the evening.  

The international conference will take place at the James Chapel of the Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway at 121st Street, New York, New York, 10027. It will include a keynote address entitled “The All-Night Vigil at the Tomb of Jesus in Early Christian Jerusalem, and its Musical Legacy East and West” by Dr. Peter Jeffery, Michael P.


HCHC Hosts First Live-Streaming Alumni Panel Discussion

October 22, 2012

As part of Alumni Homecoming Weekend 2012, Dr. Philip Mamalakis moderated HCHC's first-ever live-streaming panel discussion, entitiled The Vital Ministry of the Laity: The Royal Priesthood of all Believers. The panel was comprised of five lay members of the alumni community, including Gerontissa Foteini, a nun from All Saints Monastery in New York; Elena Khoury, a contract and immigration attorney; Chris Kourlos, a business consultant; Dr. George D. Stavros, Director of the Danielson Institute; and Catherine Varkas, a long-time educator.



Dr. John T. Chirban Launches Media Tour for New Book

October 22, 2012

Clinical psychologist Dr. John T. Chirban, a long time faculty member of Hellenic College and chair of the Human Development Program, has recently published How to Talk with Your Kids About Sex: Help Your Children Develop a Positive, Healthy Attitude Toward Sex and Relationships with Thomas Nelson, Inc. The book seeks to fill a critical void in helping parents and other caregivers address this crucial area of a child's physical, emotional, and spiritual development. A parent of three teens himself, Dr.


Holy Cross Hosts Inter-Seminary Senior Retreat

October 16, 2012

Holy Cross had the blessing to host an Inter-Seminary Senior Retreat September 28-29, 2012. The senior class of Holy Cross, St Vladimir’s, St Tikhon’s and Holy Trinity Seminary joined for fellowship, prayer and to hear the address of Father Irenaeus Steenberg. Father Irenaeus is an Archimandrite in the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad currently living in San Francisco, CA. He is the principal of St John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy, the Dean and Founder of the Sts Cyril & Athanasius Institute for Orthodox Studies and a Visiting Professor at Santa Clara University. Fr Irenaeus received his Masters and Doctorate from the University of Oxford and has published dozens of books, book contributions and articles in Church History and Patristics.


Kallinikeion Institute Begins Eleventh Year of Modern Greek Language Instruction

August 13, 2012

Hellenic College Holy Cross is pleased to announce the eleventh year of its acclaimed intensive Modern Greek language program. The Kallinikeion Institute at HCHC offers a full-immersion, intensive language program in Modern Greek to Greek Orthodox seminarians and future parish leaders.

Now in its eleventh year, the Kallinikeion Institute has become synonymous with quality instruction of Modern Greek both at Hellenic College Holy Cross in particular and the academic community in general. With two hundred and sixty nine graduates and 1,846 hours of instruction, the Kallinikeion Institute has undertaken the responsibility of educating HCHC students to be ambassadors of Hellenic language and culture nationwide. Many Kallinikeion graduates are serving in parishes across the U.S.




Below is a list of upcoming events at Hellenic College Holy Cross.  For a complete list, please refer to our Campus Calendar.

Community Connections Celebration
Library Reading Room
Apr 30 12:30 pm
Last Day of Classes for Graduating Seniors
May 1
Byzantine Music Examinations
May 1 9 am
Study Days for Seniors
May 2
Byzantine Music Examinations
May 2 9 am
Final Exams for Seniors
May 5