Youth News

2015 GOYA Scavenger Hunt a Great Success!

The 2015 GOYA Scavenger Hunt was a great success. We had over 120 GOYAn's and chaperones at NY's Museum of Natural History on Saturday, March 14th for our annual event. Full Article »

NEW YORK GOYA YOUTH PRESENT DONATIONS FOR ST. NICHOLAS AND ASSISTANCE TO GREECE

Representatives of the GOYA groups (Greek Orthodox Youth of America) in New York’s five boroughs visited His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Feb. 24, at his office and presented a donation of $10,000 dollars as their contribution to the rebuilding of Saint Nicholas at the World Trade Center. Full Article »

2015 Bears from the Heart a Success!

We were very fortunate and blessed to be able to visit the Ronald McDonald House again this year. Full Article »

GOYA Day at Holiday Hill 2014

On September 20, 2014, over three hundred GOYAns and Advisors from parishes throughout New York and Connecticut gathered in Prospect, CT to celebrate the 8th Annual GOYA Day at Holiday Hill. Full Article »

2014 Justinian Work Project

An incredible alternative spring break project Full Article »

GOYA Scavenger Hunt 2014

The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries of the Direct Archdiocesan District is excited to announce its Annual GOYA Scavenger Hunt in New York City for Saturday, March 29th! Last year’s event was a great success, and with the support of our GOYANS and Advisers, this year will be just as successful. Full Article »

2014 Bears from the Heart

Join us this month as we prepare teddy bears for the residents of the Ronald McDonald House. Full Article »

Young Adult Conference in Hempstead, NY - October 18-20, 2013

Our second annual Young Adult Conference at St. Paul's in Hempstead, NY will be held October 18-20, 2013! The theme is Giving Back: "We offer to you these gifts from your own gifts in all and for all." Full Article »

GOYA Day At Holiday Hill 2013

We are so happy to announce our annual GOYA Day At Holiday Hill will take place on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 11am-7pm rain or shine! GOYA Day at Holiday Hill is our annual GOYA kick off event for the new year! Full Article »

GOYA Scavenger Hunt 2013 Great Success!

The 2013 GOYA Scavenger Hunt held at Grand Central Station was a huge success! We had over 150 GOYAns participate from 15 different churches around our District! We also had over 50 chaperones in attendance! Please click here to view all the awesome pictures from this very fun day! Full Article »

GOYA Scavenger Hunt 2013

The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries of the Direct Archdiocesan District is excited to announce its Annual GOYA Scavenger Hunt in New York City for Saturday, March 30th! Last year’s event was a great success, and with the support of our GOYANS and Advisors, this year will be just as successful. Full Article »

Bears from the Heart POSTPONED

Bears from the Heart has been postponed to March 2nd, 2013 Full Article »

Important Announcement about Bears From the Heart

Beat From the Heart's time has changed! Please read this important announcement! Full Article »

Camp Saint Paul Staff Applications

Camp Saint Paul Staff Applications are now available for download! Applications are to be postmarked no later than April 5, 2013 Full Article »

Prayer and Purity Retreat, February 24, 2013 at Church of Our Saviour, Rye, NY

Come to Church of Our Saviour in Rye, NY for an incredible evening of fellowship and education. Full Article »

2013 Bears from the Heart

Join us this month as we prepare teddy bears for the residents of the Ronald McDonald House. Full Article »

DAD Advent Retreats

Once again this year, the District Youth Office is hosting the annual Advent Retreats for the youth of our District. Full Article »

Upcoming Advent Retreats- December ‘12/January ‘13

The District Youth Office is pleased to announce the dates for the Advent Retreats. Please be reminded that attendance of one of these retreats is required for your participation in any of the District’s Athletic Ministries. Looking forward to seeing you at the retreats! Full Article »

Volunteer Appeal following Hurricane Sandy

As you know, our region has been hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. We would like to send along the news of two opportunities that are looking for volunteers and donated goods. Not only would this be a great thing for our young people to be a part of to help out, it would allow them to be an active part of community service involved with a ministry of our parishes as well. Full Article »

PARATHOSI 2012 Greek Folk Dance Workshop Canceled

We pray that you and your family are safe and healthy after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. In light of the damage of the disaster, we feel it best to cancel our upcoming PARATHOSI Greek Folk Dance Workshop that was to be held on November 10 at St. Nicholas in Flushing. Full Article »