Father Larry was born in Pontiac, MI on April 26, 1977 to Paulina and Nicholas Legakis. His parents immigrated to the United States in 1974 with their oldest son Steve. Father also has a younger sister, Matina. Father Larry was raised in Royal Oak, MI where he went to elementary school, Junior High, and High School. Growing up he attended St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bloomfield Hills, MI. In 1996 Father graduated from Royal Oak Kimball High school and enrolled in Hellenic College as a seminarian.
In May of 2000 Father Larry graduated from Hellenic College and enrolled in Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. In May of 2003 Father graduated from Holy Cross. During his time in Holy Cross Father met Jennifer Servetas who was a classmate of his. In December of 2002 they were engaged and married on November 1, 2003. In August of 2004 their first child Nicholas was born in Cincinnati, OH. In March of 2008 their daughter Vasilia was born in Louisville, KY.
In January of 2004 Father Larry was assigned by Metropolitan Nicholas as the lay assistant at Holy Trinity-St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Cincinnati, OH. On March 6, 2004 Father was ordained to the Deaconate by Metropolitan Nicholas at his home parish of St. George in Bloomfield Hills, MI. Father Larry served as a Deacon in Cincinnati until May 7, 2004 when he was ordained to priesthood by Metropolitan Nicholas in Cincinnati. Father Larry served as associate Priest in Cincinnati until March of 2006 when he was assigned to the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Louisville, KY where he currently serves.
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