Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society
Mary Varlas, Philoptochos President
Please visit http://www.saint-katherines.org/announcements/philoptochos for the calendar, bake sale (Year-Round, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas) and other information .
Please read the information listed below and complete the Member Interest Form:
The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society is the women's philanthropic society of Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church.
The Mission of the Philoptochos is:
- To aid the poor, the destitute, the hungry, the aged, the sick, the unemployed, the orphaned, the imprisoned, the widowed, the handicapped, the victims of disasters, to undertake the burial of impoverished persons and to offer assistance to anyone who may need the help of the Church through fund raising efforts; and
- To promote the charitable, benevolent, and philanthropic purposes of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, through instructional programs, presentations, lectures, seminars and other educational resources;
- To preserve and perpetuate Orthodox Christian concepts and the Orthodox Christian Family, and through them, to promote the Greek Orthodox Faith and traditions, in accordance with its doctrines, canons, discipline, divine worship, usages and customs;
- To promote participation in the activities of the Greek Orthodox community, with the cooperation of the Parish Priest and the Parish Council.
The charitable work of the Society shall be performed with discretion, courtesy and kindness.
© 2011 Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc.