National Braille Press Publishes Three Orthodox Books for NY Parish


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National Braille Press

For more than thirty years, Reverend Father Angelo Artemas has served as a priest for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in Yonkers, New York. A published author, Rev. Fr. Angelo Artemas wrote articles as a monthly guest columnist for the Orthodox Observer for two decades. He also edited the youth supplement of the publication.

As the national publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Observer offers news and information regarding the church’s Archdiocese, parishes, Metropolises, and parishioners. Its produces 10 editions annually and has about 160,000 subscribers. Its readers span the globe, living in 35 countries as well as in every US state.

In the September/October 2017 publication of the Orthodox Observer, it was announced that Archbishop Demetrios visited the National Braille Press on September 14, 2017, to receive the first copies of Orthodox books ever published in Braille. The books included Speaking to God, the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, and My Orthodox Prayer Book. The Archbishop received a tour of the facilities and saw first-hand how the press prints books in Braille. Funds for the project came from the Archdiocese Benevolent Fund, the Department of Religious Education, and St. Paraskevi parish in Greenlawn, New York.


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