Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas at WTC to Commence with Ground Blessing Oct. 18

St. Nicholas National Shrine

October 2014 NEW YORK – A Ground Blessing ceremony for the Saint Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center is set for Saturday October 18, 2014 at 12:00 noon. The ceremony will include a combined prayer service of blessing of the site (agiasmos), and a doxology (a service of thanksgiving). Established in 1916, the small Greek ...

Church Near Trade Center to Echo Landmarks of East

DAVID W. DUNLAP -2/11/13 St. Nicholas Church, Destroyed on 9/11, to Rebuild With Byzantine Design. A gleaming, monumental and unmistakable symbol of Orthodox Christianity would rise at the south end of the National September 11 Memorial under plans drawn up for the new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. The original St. Nicholas Church was crushed on Sept. 11, 2001, ...

Greek Church to Sue Port Authority Over Land for Rebuilding

By Matt Dunning 28/12/2010 Greek Church to Sue Port Authority Over Funding and Land for Rebuilding Leaders of the tiny St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, once seated at the foot of the World Trade Center and destroyed on Sept. 11, are hoping the threat of a lawsuit will force the Port Authority to honor a deal it struck ...

Congregants of Church Destroyed on 9/11 Return to Ground Zero to Pray

6/12/2010 By Julie Shapiro DNAinfo Reporter/Producer LOWER MANHATTAN — The congregants of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church returned to Ground Zero Sunday to pray at the site of their former home. The small church, founded nearly a century ago, stood just south of the Twin Towers and was destroyed by their collapse on 9/11. Since then, the church’s leaders have ...