Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at WTC – a place of prayer and peace – a place of hope and love

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21/10/14 NEW YORK – More than 2,000 people gathered yesterday Oct. 18, 2014 at 130 Liberty Street, the new site for Saint Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center, for the historic event of the Blessing of the Ground and the symbolic “laying of the corner stone.” The small and humble church of Saint Nicholas was ...

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

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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 ...

Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at WTC Set for Oct. 18

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16/9/14 NEW YORK – A Ground Blessing ceremony for the St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center is set for SaturdayOctober 18, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. The ceremony will include a combined prayer service of blessing of the site (aghiasmos), a doxology (a service of thanksgiving) and a memorial service for the victims of the terrorist attacks of September ...

St. Nicholas Feast Day Prayer Service at WTC

9/12/2012 NEW YORK – The memory and the feast of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker was honored and celebrated by Orthodox Christians yesterday Dec. 6, in churches across the country and the world.  His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, as he has done for the last 11 years, led the annual prayer and memorial service in the area ...