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Katerina Tsigas-Papaioanou, explains the Byzantine Theology Behind the Icons.  Viiew the Powerpoint Presentation,

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About the Church

Sunday Schedule of Services for our Mission

Divine Liturgy    10:00 a.m.
Sunday School   Following Holy Communion
Coffee Hour        Following Divine Liturgy
The chapel was built in the traditional Greek island Byzantine style by the Catranis family for the visitors and residents of Gulf Shores, Alabama to worship on Sundays. It is the only Orthodox Church in the immediate area which includes the vacation resorts of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach and Foley Alabama.

The St. Athanasios Chapel name was chosen by the late Chrisanthy Catranis.  Saint Athanasios was a very special saint in her life.

The chapel and living quarters are separated by a beautiful courtyard area.  The church seats 44 people and was designed by Pete J. Vallas, AIA, architect.

The Chapel has no membership in which to derive a Fair Share. 
We rely on our funding primarily through funds from our candles, trays, donations, our Annual Golf Tournament, and our Greek Night Dinner Dance.
If you would like to make a contribution.
  Donations can be mailed to:
St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church
220 East 20th Ave.
Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542