St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero illuminated for first time in honor of 9/11 victims (+VIDEO)

New York, September 13, 2021     

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was the only place of worship destroyed in the tragedy of September 11, 2001. Since then, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese has been working on rebuilding the structure as both a church and a national shrine.

In honor of the victims of the terrorist attack, the St. Nicholas Church, still under construction, was lit up for the first time ever on Friday night, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of that sorrowful day.

Members of the Greek-American community, local politicians, representatives of Hellenic associations and organizations, and relatives of Greek Americans who lost their lives were among those present at the memorial ceremony, reports the National Herald.

The ceremony begins at 21:15 in the video below:

The next day, the building was illuminated in blue along with all the other buildings and memorials at the World Trade Center Site.


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Dustin Neely11/11/2021 9:06 pm
It's an eyesore. Should have been built as it was before. Very ugly.
Colleen9/22/2021 8:07 am
Thank you for such an incredible gift! I am on the West coast, and may never get to NY to see this in person, but I am grateful. Literally a shining example of God's love for His people.
Alex9/14/2021 6:08 am
The $100 million boondoggle actually works!
Panagiotis9/14/2021 12:13 am
Brother Alexander, the church is not finished yet.... I'm sure it will be a beautiful Orthodox Church, especially within the Church... Keep in mind that the vast majority of Greek Orthodox Christians in the USA and Canada are conservative.... Most Ethnic Greeks are brought up conservative... I have never met an ethnic Greek that is a liberal extremist, never... Liberalism is contrary not only to our Faith but also to our ethnicity and that includes Russian people, Serbian people, Bulgarian people, and so forth...
Alexander Leitner9/13/2021 8:29 pm
Looks ugly!
honingbij9/13/2021 5:57 pm
By their fruits you shall know them. Behold the first NWO Orthodox church.
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