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2010 Archon Weekend: Schedule of Events

The annual Archon Weekend and Assembly of the Order of Saint Andrew will be held October 29th - October 31st at the Hilton Hotel in New York. His Eminence Theodore Cardinal McCarrick will be honored by the Order at the Archon Grand Banquet Saturday, October 30th. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and Investiture of new Archons by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios will take place at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity to conclude the weekends ceremonies on Sunday. A complete schedule of events is listed below:
 


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

New York Hilton
1335 Avenue of the Americas
(between 53rd and 54th Streets)
New York, NY 10019
Tel: 212-586-7000 or 1-800-HILTONS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
WELCOME RECEPTION FOR ARCHONS-ELECT
[Rotunda, 3rd Floor]


7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
ARCHONS-ELECT ORIENTATION DINNER
[Mercury Ballroom, 3rd Floor]
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Archons-elect, National Council and Regional Commanders with their spouses.

Archons-elect: Please confirm your attendance expeditiously by calling the Office at 212-570-3550 or by e-mail to [email protected]

 


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2010

 

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
BREAKFAST MEETING
[Etrusca, Lobby Level]
Joint meeting of National Council and Regional Commanders

 

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
ARCHON FELLOWSHIP LUNCHEON
[Rhinelander South, 2nd Floor]
All Archons, Archons-elect, and Spouses

 

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
ANNUAL ARCHON GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING

[Rhinelander South, 2nd Floor]
All Archons, Archons-elect, and Spouses

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
RECEPTION (Black Tie)
[Grand Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor]
All Archons and Banquet Guests

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
ARCHON GRAND BANQUET (Black Tie)
[Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor]
Presentation of 2010 Athenagoras Human Rights Award to His Eminence Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, PhD, D.D. Archbishop Emeritus of Washington


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2010

9:00 AM
MATINS [Archdiocesan Cathedral]

Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
319-337 East 74th Street
(between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
New York, NY
Tel: 212-288-3215

9:15 AM
PROCESSION OF ARCHONS AND ARCHONS-ELECT
[Cathedral Undercroft, Lower Level]
Archons and Archons-elects

Archons and Archons-elect assemble in Cathedral Undercroft, lower level for instructions, photos and procession into Cathedral. Archons wear emblems!

* Archons-Elect * Be sure you have reserved your Archon emblems and Cross of St. Andrew by contacting the National Office at 212-570-3550

10:00 AM
HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY
Celebrated by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, assisted by Metropolitans, Bishops and visiting Clergy

12:00 PM
INVESTITURE of new Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate by Archbishop Demetrios, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
Presentation of Offikia and Cross of St. Andrew

1:00 PM
RECEPTION [Cathedral Ballroom]