About Our Shrine

The St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, an institution of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, is dedicated to the first colony of Greek people who came to America in 1768.

Come and visit our magnificent Orthodox Chapel filled with Byzantine style frescoes and take a tour of our historic museum. Special exhibits tell the story of the First Greek Colony in the New World. This freestanding exhibit contains various artifacts, photographs and historical documents.

Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 7/22/2017

Mary Magdalene, the Holy Myrrh-bearer and Equal to the Apostles
Visit the Online Chapel for more daily readings, hymns, a monthly calendar of saints and feasts, and more.