Saint Sophia Greek Othodox Cathedral celebrates 67 YearsSaint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, South Florida’s oldest Byzantine Church, will commemorate its 67th year with a Feast Day Dinner Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Cathedral, located at Coral Way (SW Third Avenue) and 24th Road, near Miami’s historic Roads neighborhood.
The evening begins with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and kicks off the church’s capital restoration campaign titled “Restoring Our Faith and Our Cathedral.”
The delicious Greek foods and pastries will showcase the culinary skills of noted chef Oscar Ornelas of the famous Chicago restaurant Cite at the top of Lake Point Tower. Live Greek music will be playing throughout the evening.
Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral has grown during the past 80 years from a white, wooden church on NE 15th Street in downtown Miami to a magnificent example of Byzantine architecture. In 1941, a committee of community leaders purchased land on Coral Way to build a church where it stands today. Construction was started in 1948 and the first liturgy celebrated by Rev. Demosthenes Mekras on Aug. 15, 1949.
Tickets are $40 for adults and $15 for children under 12. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.stsophiamiami.org.