Fr. James Stathakios was raised in Patmos, Greece and arrived in America in 1961.
He studied at the Patmias Seminary in Patmos, Greece and upon receiving a special scholarship he attended the Hellenic College in Brookline, MA (1961-1963).
Father Ciprian was born on June 11, 1980 in Sibiu, Romania. He was raised in a priestly family, his father being a priest for more than 34 years. After attending the local schools, he enrolled in the Faculty of Theology, where he completed two years of theological studies. In January 2002, he transferred to the Hellenic College in Boston, from which he graduated in May 2005 with the highest distinction. In May 2007, Father Ciprian graduated Holy Cross School of Theology with high distinction, obtaining a degree in Master of Divinity.
Father Tasikas was born on January 9, 1940 in Drosopigi, Florina (Greece). He graduated the Hellenic College in 1964 and the Holy Cross School of Theology in 1967.
Father is married to Presbytera Sofia (Melliou) and they have 3 children: Danny, Vasilios, Grigorios; and five grandchildren.
Fr. Theoharis was born in Milwaukee, WI on January 2, 1942 and was educated in the Milwaukee school system graduateding in June of 1960, studying engineering for two year before enrolling at Holy Cross in September, 1962 and graduated June 1969. He also studied at the University of Thessaloniki as a graduate student from September 1969 to June 1971.
Father Simon Thomas graduated from Hellenic College in 1997, and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in 2000. A native of California, Father Simon was raised at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Modesto, CA. He attended UC Davis as a Pre-Med student out of high school, but was called to the Priesthood during his studies.
Father Parthenios (Wayne Alan) Turner was born on September 3, 1950, Sandia Air Force Base, Albuquerque, NM. His father was a military officer, serving several overseas assignments with his family.
Born on December 21, 1941 in Campbell, OH, Fr. George graduated from the Holy Cross Seminary in 1965. He was ordained a deacon by Bishop Theodosius of Pittsburgh in January 9, 1966 and a priest on February 20.
Fr. Michael Varlamos was born in Highland Park, Michigan on August 14, 1962. He graduated from Livonia Bentley High School in 1980. He pursued studies in electrical engineering at Schoolcraft College and Lawrence Technological University. Before completing his engineering studies Fr. Michael decided to seek studies in Orthodox Theology at the Hellenic College in Brookline, MA where he received several academic honors. He graduated in 1987 as Valedictorian of his class with a BA in Religious Studies.
The Rev. Dr. Nicholas Verdaris is the Proistamenos of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Little Rock, Arkansas; is married to Presbytera Maria and they have three children: Katherine, Stephanie and John.
Born November 13, 1925 in New Orleans, LA enrolled in 1942 at age 16 at Holy Cross in Pomfret, he was ordained October 26, 1948. He served for one year in Louisville, KY, and five in Huntington, WV. In 1955 he was assigned to the Memphis Annunciation Church where he served until 1991.
Born in 1977 in South Bend, IN, Fr. Andrew Walsh graduated from Hellenic College in May 2003 and then enrolled in Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. In May of 2004 he graduated from Holy Cross with an M.Div with high honors. On August 14th 2004 Father Andrew was ordained by Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago to the Holy Diaconate at St. Andrew's Greek Orthodox Church in South Bend, IN. He was later ordained a priest by Metropolitan Alexios on December 19th 2004 in Charlotte, NC at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral.
Deacon Vasilios grew up in Endicott, NY, a grandchild of Greek immigrants who came to the USA in the 1920s. While serving as an adult acolyte under the guidance and leadership of Rev. Fr. Michael Bahlatzis, Dcn. Vasilios began the St. Stephens’ Course of Orthodox Theology in 2011. The following year, with the blessings of Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit and Fr. Bahlatzis, he enrolled in the Hellenic College Holy Cross Special program for the Diaconate which he completed in 2014.
Father Philip E. Yanulis was born on June 8, 1951 in Syracuse, NY. After graduating West Genesee High School June, 1969, he attending Syracuse University and received a Bachelor Degree in Music in May, 1973.
Father Philip was accepted in the Master of Divinity Program at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. He attended that school from September, 1973 to May, 1976.