Consecration of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church & National Shrine at World Trade Center Takes Place on July 4, 2022

 

 

 

Consecration July 4 2022, Live Stream at Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church & National Shrine

With a rich history dating back to the early 1900s, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was completely destroyed during the September 11, 2001 attack, when the South tower of the World Trade Center collapsed. Vowing to rebuild, the dedicated congregation began the overwhelming task.

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9/11 ~ Commemorating 20th Anniversary of the Attacks on NYC

 

 

 

Bronze Bas-Relief Memorial at 10 House donated by Holland & Knight

It has been twenty years since September 11, 2001, a day the world will never forget. On this day, families and friends lost 2,983 souls in the attacks on our Country. By hosting commemorative events, we hope to pay tribute to the victims and their memory, through collection, preservation and exhibition of materials and digital artifacts. Here are just a few thoughtful ways to spend the day.

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Revisiting 9/11 Tiles for America ~ A Memorial in Greenwich Village

 

 

 

Tiles for America at Mulry Square

September 11, 2001 will be indelibly imprinted in our minds. Overwhelmed with a sense of sadness, New Yorkers came together in many different ways ~ in cleanup, in prayer, and in art. On September 12th, pictures of lost loved-ones were hung on a chain linked fence in Greenwich Village, with the hope that they would be found. Along-side these pictures were ceramics shaped angels, handprinted with patriotic symbols. Over the next weeks and months, the ceramic tiles on the fence grew ~ and eventually they were saved and placed permanently in a small triangular park in Greenwich Village.

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