Over the past several weeks, His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas has traveled to Saginaw, MI; Nashville, TN; and Cincinnati, OH to bestow his clergy with new Offikia.
At the Vespers honoring St. Demetrios (10/25/2022), the patron saint of the church in Saginaw, His Eminence raised Fr. Timothy Cook to the rank of Economos.
On November 20th, Fr. Jarrod Russell in Nashville was raised to the rank of Archimandrite.
On November 27th, Fr. Mark Emroll in Cincinnati was raised to the rank of Protopresbyter.
Axioi and Congratulations!
On the 10th of November 2022, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America announced the appointment of Eva Konstantakos to the position of National Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM).
Eva has served the Metropolis of Detroit as the Metropolis Y2AM Director since 2003, after she earned her Master of Theological Studies from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Over the past 19 years, Eva has worked tirelessly to improve and expand the youth and young adult ministries of the Metropolis and to make sure that our parishes have the resources they need to minister to their local communities. She has been an integral part of the Metropolis of Detroit and will now be able to apply her expertise to the entire Archdiocese.
Eva begins her new position with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America on Tuesday the 15th of November 2022. May God grant her strength in her new role and grant that she may serve the youth and young adults of our Holy Archdiocese well.
Pictured from left to right: Archdiocesan Chancellor Rev. Archimandrite Nektarios Papazafiropoulos, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, and newly-appointed National Director of Y2AM Eva Konstantakos.
© Photo Credits: GOARCH
The Shepherd's Staff Newsletter for Pascha 2021 is now available featuring: Metropolitan's Message; News from MEFGOX, Philoptochos, Youth Office; a news update by Metropolis Youth Director, Eva Konstantakos; A message from Father Niko Tzetzis, and the current 2021 Friends of the Metropolis list of donors through May.
The Shepherd's Staff Newsletter for Christmas 2020 is now available featuring: Metropolitan's Message; News from MEFGOX, Philoptochos, Youth Office; a news update by Metropolis Youth Director, Eva Konstantakos; A Christmas message from Father Michael Marcantoni, and the current 2020 Friends of the Metropolis list of donors.
On Saturday, November 7, 2020, His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit ordained Father Bryce Buffenbarger to the Holy Priesthood at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Carmel, Indiana. He will serve as the second Priest at Holy Trinity, where he was previously serving as Deacon. May he and Presbytera Elyse have a blessed and frutiful ministry in the Lord! Axios! View pictures from the ordination by clicking here.