Greeks in Houston

Greeks in Houston

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This history of the Greeks in Houston is really the story of individuals who worked diligently to forge new lives for themselves even as they maintained their Greek identity and their Orthodox faith. The efforts of many of the founders are immortalized in the buildings that constitute the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral complex. Their names remind us of their hard work and commitment to establishing their koinonia (communion) in Houston. There are many other names that have gone unremarked over the decades but to whom we owe just as much for their tenacity and dedication. And there are the new generations who inherited this legacy and keep it vibrant through the stewardship of their faith and culture.Although times were hard after the stock market crash, the Greeks were familiar with adversity and sacrifice and, therefore, persevered. Because the ... The Depression years faded, but in October 1940, Mussolinia#39;s forces invaded Greece.


Title:Greeks in Houston
Author: Irene Cassis, Dr. Constantina Michalos
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing - 2013-08-05
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