Reverend Deacon Benjamin Rossiter was ordained to the Holy Diaconate March 10, 2019 by His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit and has been assigned to the Church of the Annunciation in Buffalo, NY.
Born in 1983, Deacon Benjamin has lived his whole life in Buffalo, NY, and has always enjoyed serving in the Church, starting as an altar boy at age 10. After graduating high school, he continued to serve as an altar assistant until 2019. During this time, he also attended the State University of NY (Buffalo), graduating in 2005 with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
In 2013, he met his future wife Emily, and they were married in September 2015. In the summer of 2016, with the blessing from Metropolitan Nicholas, and with much encouragement from Emily, he enrolled in the Diaconate Program administered by Hellenic College Holy Cross, completing the program in summer of 2018.