From December 15th to 16th, 2017, under the auspices of the National Library of Greece, the University of Patras, and the Hellenic Institute of the University of London, an International Congress was held on the topic, “Thomas Aquinas and his reception in Byzantium”, which, according to its organizers, is the first of its kind that has occurred in Greece. The conference took place at the Cultural Center “Stauros Niarchos Foundation” and was attended by more than 25 speakers and representatives of various European institutions.
On Sunday, October 1, 2017, the Institute of the Incarnate Word celebrated the foundation of a new religious community in Tinos (Cycladic Islands, Greece), an island belonging to the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Archdiocese of Tinos-Mykonos-Naxos. The new religious community is consecrated under the protection of Our Lady of the Rosary.
Around the years 50-51 AD, on arriving in Athens from Thessalonica, the Apostle Paul met with a great culture. There, on the Areopagus hill, he began the great task of the evangelization of one of the most advanced cultures in the ancient world…
Every 25 March, on the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE) celebrates the anniversary of its foundation, glorifying the Lord for the salvific event which took place in the womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The IVE’s religious community in Kifissia was honoured by the visit of the Archbishop of Athens, Msgr. Sebastianos Rossolatos.