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ITHAKA ON THE HORIZON: A Greek-American Journey



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    Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Saco, Maine, USA 10-12 July 2009

Halki Seminary

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    The Patriarchal Theological Seminary of Halki is located on the Turkish island known as Heyelbiada in the Bosporus straits. It was closed in 1971 by the Turkish government and is the subject of much controversy since it is the only seminary in Turkey and the position of Ecumenical Patriarch can only be filled by a Turkish citizen. Sign the petition to reopen it at

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07 October 2012

02 February 2012

26 April 2011

20 November 2010

06 March 2010

29 December 2009

11 December 2009

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01 November 2009

07 June 2009

27 May 2009

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15 March 2009

11 December 2008

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02 July 2008

30 June 2008

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10 March 2008

09 February 2008

29 January 2008

21 January 2008

17 November 2007

16 November 2007

12 November 2007

14 October 2007

05 October 2007

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03 September 2007

11 June 2007

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05 June 2007

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26 March 2007

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14 December 2006

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  • Keep Ithaka always in your mind. Arriving there is what you're destined for. But don't hurry the journey at all. Better if it lasts for years, so you're old by the time you reach the island, wealthy with all you've gained on the way, not expecting Ithaka to make you rich. Ithaka gave you the marvelous journey. Without her you wouldn't have set out. She has nothing left to give you now. And if you find her poor, Ithaka won't have fooled you. Wise as you will have become, so full of experience, you'll have understood by then what these Ithakas mean. C. P. Cavafy


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