Photo Gallery

Olivia Marie greets the Rossi & Bellavance family on her christening day

Newly baptized Lena Beverly Hotchkiss welcomes her family in church!

Artist and Sculptors of Spring Art Fair 2014

Sculptures of Piro Asllani on display

Angelo's illumination with brother and cousins

Pappas family gathers for a baptism

Amelia Prifti gathers her family

Joni and Alexis in holy matrimony

photo courtesy of

Sisters in Christ

Parents honor the Godmother

Aleksa brings her family together

Visit of President Bujar Nishani of Albania

Te Trashegohen!

Joseph oversees the baptism of his his sister, Elena

Edson and George family celebrates

Mackensie Ruth in traditional cathedral pose

A baptismal moment

Nuptials for Elton and Toby

The Xhaxho family gathers to celebrate

Imam Gazmend Aga, Archbishop Nikon, Baba Mondi
and Father Arthur at Vatra's 100th Year
Photo courtesy of Ilir Ikonomi

Albanian Orthodox, Muslim, Bektashi and
Italo-Albanian Eastern Catholic clergy share dialogue
in New York CIty

Church School graduation 2012
photo courtesy of Cindy Madden

Honoring our Teachers on Mothers Day

Paschal procession among the faithful

Archbishop Nikon leads Easter celebration

photos courtesy of Bujar Veseli

Christ is Risen!

Great and Holy Friday

Tomb of Christ

Lassell Kehoe Nuptials

High Anticipation

Awaiting the Guests

A Centennial Wedding Crown

A Wedding Welcome

Victorian Illumination in Cathedral Foyer

The Sea and Sky of our Sanctuary

Received into the Orthodox Church

Parents and God parents together

Alec Melvin and Family

Bishop Nikon receives President Afitete Jahjaga

Cookies for the congregation!

Three magi follow a star: Nicky, Alex and Jacob

U.S. Navy Honors memory of Kreon Rado

Christmas Pagaent 2011

Elizabeth tells of St.Lucia

Res ipsa loquitur

Authors at Book Fair 2011

Baptism of Avery Emilia Hall

Newly illumined Dr. Ellis Paparisto honors
her Godmother Maureen Loukas

Cancer Charity Walkers of the Albanian American Lawyers Society aid
young Gentian Spahija

Apostol Laka is received into the Orthodox Church

Baptism of Parashkeva Green

Baptism of Erika Kostandina Rrapi

Chloe Checola baptism

Tomas Topalli baptism

Photo courtesy of Bujar Veselaj

Parents and Godparents

Louis Benjamin Pappas baptism

CrossRoad Youth July 2011

Youth discussion with the Bishop

New friends in faith

Playing on our classic Hook and Hastings

Touring an architectural masterpiece

CrossRoad Youth in June 2011


A bishop's blessing

Of shepherds, angels and kings 2010

Choir is honored

Ushers are honored

Photo courtesy of

Crossroad students enjoy meeting Bishop Nikon

New roundel for the holy table of preparation
in memory of Sie Katsis
photo courtesy of sculptor George Bilak

CrossRoad Teens ~ June 2010

Baptism of Nicholas Edson June 2010

Baptism of Jillian Corbeil - June 2010

Baptism of Ella Carroll ~ May 2010

Joining the flock

Wonders of The Lord

Babigjyshi dhe mbesa

Parents and Godparents

Aslett sisters at Pascha

A Golden Moment

Cathedral in 1979 

70th Anniversary Exhibition 1978

From our Exhibit in 1978 at
Boston Public Library-Copley Square

Cathedral Arches: Photo courtesy of Emily Liolin

 Autumnal nuptials at The Cathedral

Home Blessing in 1971
Photo courtesy of the Patriot Ledger

Christmas Project: "Someone is Thinking of You"
aiding the "Home of Hope" in Durres, Albania
Photo courtesy of Diakonia Agapes
Sherbesa e Dashurise

Youngsters at the Topalli baptism

Bestowing the blessed name of Naum at a baptism
(photo courtesy of Bujar Veselaj)

Writers Society visits Cathedral

CrossRoad 2009 visits Our Cathedral

Thirty-nine high school seniors from Orthodox parishes in 17 states visited St. George Cathedral in June for discussions, tour, prayer and supper. They spend 10 days in Boston, exploring vocational interests in a round of activties.

Our Centennial Sunday 2008
For more photos of the Centennial Weekend,
go to "100th Anniversary" on our menu.
More will be added as they come in.

Holy Week and Easter - Javes se Madhe dhe te Pashkes e Shenjte

Society of Albanian-American Writers visits for
Conference on our 101st Anniversary

Heritage School gives Presentation in March 2009

Rugova Group from NYC serenades with classic
"Ballad of Fan Noli" on the stringed cifteli.

Bishop Nikon and kids in Bethel mission

Great Lent

Lenten reflection

Exhibit at Dana Farber Cancer Institute International Day
prepared by Heritage School Director Myzi Ormenaj

Candid - at the Bazaar

Veteran's Day exhibit in Fellowship Hall
arranged by Ronald V. Nasson

Choir Rehearsal in the 1950s

Concelebrated Hierarchal Liturgy

Founder Father in Bronze

Crown with Honor and Glory

Judges visit from Albania

Lakror Ladies

Bishop John from Korce preaches

Bishop Nikon at Harvard Commemoration

Memorial Table Remembrance

Centennial Committee 2008

Bashkimi Dance Group to perform at Grand Gala

Special Guest at our Grand Gala 100
Actor Jim Belushi

Albanian Bishop of Korce
His Eminence, Metropolitan Joan (Pelushi)
to Visit for Centennial Grand Gala and Liturgy

CrossRoad Youth visit in June '08

Orthodox Youth visit from 9 states & Canada

Scouts Honor: Ricky, Chris & Nicky Savage receive Orthodox Awards

Fryjme ekumenike dhe vellazerimi

Cathedral kids with Bishop Nikon

The Wood family gathers for a baptism

Holy Week 2008

Some of our expert acolytes:
Lucas, Stephen, Joseph, Alex, Ricky, Nick

Historic Pulpit from 1872 restored by Ann and Chuck Andon

Archivist Dr. Neka Doku planned our Spring Book Fair '08

Our first Book Fair April ' 08

Centennial moment: City Hall Plaza in 1976

Archbishop Anastas of Tirana visits to pay homage to our founder,
Archbishop Fan Stylian Noli on March 9. Welcoming him is Bishop Nikon
and Bishop Ilia and hundreds of clergy and faithful. View more Centennial
photos by clicking: "100th Anniversary" on our menu.

Muslim scholars and clerics from Kosova and Macedona visit for
interfaith dialogue, sponsored by the Institute for Democracy and Freedom

Our own Mark Sotir of the Center for Disease Control [son of Tom and
Sandra of Augusta, ME] meets a delegation of experts from Albania during
international conference in Warsaw, Poland.

Centennial Moment: Picnic in 1921

Centennial Moment: Valle at Boston City Hall Plaza in 1980

Band from Boston and Worcester in 1920 headed for Vlora

Albanian American Veterans in 1952

Enduring and Valiant Patron Saint

Steady and sure growth in 2007

Find the Man in the Middle

Meetings and reports galore

Preparing men for the road ahead

A holy moment

Celebrating with song in 2002

Sharing our heritage in 1980

A value for the invaluable?

A new start in1969

Warm welcome

A head start in 1951: Can you recognize them?

A welcome respite for a bishop's 5th

Homeland hope in 1991

Chapel Prayers in Summer

Magic number in 2008

Korce Quiz: can you spot the priest you know?

A sweet year

Cathedral Open House: Language & Heritage Class in Athanas Auditorium

His Grace, Bishop Nikon of Boston, New England and the Albanian Archdiocese

World Religions Class visits Cathedral for tour and discussion

Familiar fellow

University of Connecticut Students visit Cathedral

UCONN Student Asssociation

A Ringbearer's special entrance


A Cathedral Wedding

Cathedral Chapel

Our parishioner in Iraq: First Lieutenant receives the Purple Heart for
service in the U.S. Navy with the First Marine Expeditionary Force

Our Theophany Chapel altar

Icon of the Baptism of Christ in our Theophany Chapel

As many as are baptized in Christ, have put on Jesus Christ, Alleluia

Bless them and Crown them with honor and glory

Memorial for Lynette Hoppe

15th century iconostas from Ardenica

Fr. Mark Doku with Orthodox Missionaries from the U.S. in Tirana

Newly baptized honors her godparent

Sponsor and catechumen prepare for Baptism

Chrismation of the newly illumined

Fan S. Noli (1882-1965):
Bishop, Statesman, Poet, Author, Journalist, Visionary
Statue in Tirana with children of the Fan Noli School

Albanian Language Class Picnic at Prospect Hill Park in Waltham

Diplomas among the Pine Trees

Who will get the last piece of lakror?

With Water and the Spirit

CrossRoad Young Adults: June 2007

Orthodox Chi-RHo Award to Cub Scout

Collegiality: Bishop meets with clergy presbyterium to discuss pastoral issues

Hospitality: Baskets of goodies for all

Festal celebrations: Our Cathedral at Christmas

Diplomacy: Parishioners greet Ambassador of Albania

Young Adults: The bishop meets monthly with college students
of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF)

Fellowship: Laity socialize at annual assembly held in Michigan

New Generations: Youngsters prepare to venerate the Holy and Life-Giving Cross.

Workshop Retreat: Learning to make palm crosses during Lent

Traditions: Learning to make holy bread

Youth Outreach: Marblehead high school religion class visits Cathedral

Immigration Advocacy: newcomer acculturation support with GLobe Institute of New York

Education: A children's choir performs

Ministry: Ordination of a new sub Deacon

Dialogue: Crossroad teens from 7 states discuss their concerns and hopes

Honoring the Past: VIsiting scholars from abroad pay homage at grave of Archbishop Fan Noli

Stewardship: Restoration Campaign is underway for new heating and electrical systems

Preaching: The Bishop addresses the congregation on spiritual and pastoral goals

Music: Combined choir of Massachusetts parishes sing praises to God

Vocations: Encouraging a seminarian in his studies

Liturgical Focus: The Cathedral at worship

Pan-Orthodox: sharing a common faith

Ecumenial Activities: addressing societal issues with other faiths

Worldwide Outreach: international religious relations

Charities: the Home of Hope in Durres, Albania

The Ancestor Land: keeping in touch with the homeland of the present

Founding Father: the past informs the present

Social Fellowship: Cruising Boston Harbor together

Regional Perspectives: exploring our New England environs

Historic Archives: Patriotic Boston poster from 1911

From the Cathedral Kitchen: Lakror lean cuisine!

Documents & Research: from our first liturgy nearly a century ago

Archival Resource: from Scanderbeg to Saint George

Ethnic Culture: Bashkimi Dance Group

Future Priest

Laity Recognition

Service to the Church

Lay Leadership & Example

Educational Seminars

Albanian Language Students Recite Poetry

Discussing societal issues

Welcoming community representatives

Portraits, photos & film documentaries

Albanian Orthodox Iconography

Our faith in North America

Student Group activities at colleges in Boston

A singular life of devotion to God and to the
most needy from one of our heritage

Encouraging career and vocational guidence Groups

Our neighborhood: Annual Good Friday pilgrimage draws many from Albanian Orthodox, Baptist, Congregational, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Presbyterian & Roman Catholic parishes in South Boston

Our founder as role model: Fan Noli School in Tirana

Relics of Sacred Veneration

Fiscal Oversight: our bishop serving as episcopal
moderator of National Pension Board

Blessing the future at our Theological Seminaries

ANCESTRAL ALTAR: Prototype for our own


Interfaith Gatherings

Annointing for abiding Health of Soul & Body

Albanian Flag Day at Boston City Hall

Easter in Tirana

Good Friday in Korce

Holy Thursday in Albania

Paschal Light in Berat

New Yorkers on tour visit our Cathedral

Bishops at Detroit Conference

Family reunion from Belgium and Boston