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Source: The National Herald By TNH Staff NEW YORK – A day before His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America resigned, His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasiane submitted a letter announcing his intent to begin his retirement process. His Grace did not cite a specific reason for his retirement, but did mention his age, challenges and stresses of his work, as well as his health. During his retirement, Bishop Andonios promised to devote himself to the completion of St. Michael’s Home, an assisted living/retirement home for the aging Greek-American community. The full text of his letter follows: May 3, 2019 My dear…

Source: The National Herald By Theodoros Kalmoukos NEW YORK – His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasiane, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will take a medical leave, as was announced at the Archdiocese in a meeting on September 26. TNH has learned that Bishop Andonios will undergo some type of surgical procedure at the end of the month and will recuperate at home for a few weeks. Some in the Archdiocese, though, allege that his taking a leave now is a golden opportunity for him to distance himself from the Archdiocese’s looming bankruptcy. Andonios has assumed some additional…

Source: The National Herald BY CONSTANTINE S. SIRIGOS NEW YORK – The St. Michael’s home for the elderly, one of the most beloved institutions of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, took a giant step into the future on November 20 when it closed on the property for its new state of the art continuing care facility in Uniondale, NY. Archbishop Demetrios of America was present, along with Bishop Andonios of Phasiane, the Director of St. Michael’s, Haeda Mihaltses and Peter Lambros, president and vice president, respectively, of the Home’s Board and other Board members. Also present were attorneys for…