NYC Honorary Street Names


Father Spyridon Macris Park (Staten Island)
Present name:None
Location:Bounded by the Staten Island Expressway, Fahy Avenue, and Lamberts Lane.
Honoree: Father Macris, born in Brooklyn, was educated at colleges and seminaries in the US as well as the University of Athens School of Theology. He was ordained a deacon on June 10, 1961 and enteered the priesthood the following week. On April 15, 1984, 23 years after his ordination, he was named Protopresbyteros of the Ecumenical Patriarchate by his Holiness Patriarch Demetrios I. Father Macris served Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church for 24 years, buiding its membership from 185 to 600 families, and was instrumental in the construction of the present Holy Trinity Church, opened in 1970.

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