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Massachusetts Heights in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis

 
 
Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
1. Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Monument
Inscription.  
[ Top of monument :]
His Grace, Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis - 1902-1992
In celebration of his life and work, this park is lovingly dedicated.

[Image of His Grace]

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This park is dedicated to “Father Laloussis” with deep appreciation for his service to the Washington, DC community and in recognition of his lasting contribution to the Greek Orthodox Church in America.

Pastor: Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Church, Washington, D.C. 1934-1954
Dean: Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Washington, D.C. 1955-1960
Bishop: Dioceses of Chicago and Charlotte-Atlanta. 1960-1973

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His determination to build a Greek Orthodox cathedral in the Nation’s Capital became a reality in 1955. His vision was fully realized in 1956 when he welcomed President Dwight D. Eisenhower to place the cornerstone of the Saint Sophia Cathedral.

Bishop Laloussis was a devoted clergyman who called forth the best in his parishioners. A dynamic teacher who illuminated the path and mission
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of his faith. A revered leader who, by example inspired humility, piety and love.
 
Erected 2000 by The Bishop Laloussis Foundation of Bethesda, Maryland.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1955.
 
Location. 38° 55.64′ N, 77° 4.264′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Massachusetts Heights. Marker can be reached from 36th Street Northwest south of Garfield Street Northwest, on the left when traveling north. The monument is across 36th Street Northwest from the entrance to Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, at the north end of Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Park, a wooded triangle bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, Garfield and 36th Streets Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3598 Garfield Street Northwest, Washington DC 20007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral Cornerstone (within shouting distance of this marker); Bishop's Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herb Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Road to Fort Duquesne (approx. 0.2 miles away); Damage Alert!
Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Monument, Panels 1 & 2 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
2. Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Monument, Panels 1 & 2
- intersection of Mass. Ave. and Garfield St. in background.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Damage Alert! (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Damage Alert! (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Aimilianos (Laloussis) of Harioupolis. (Submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Greek-Americans; Aimilianos "Lalousis".
 
Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Monument - Panel 3 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
3. Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Monument - Panel 3
Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Monument, Panel 4 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
4. Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Monument, Panel 4
Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
5. Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Park
Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral - view from Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Park across 36th St. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
6. Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral - view from Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis Park across 36th St.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,319 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 29, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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