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Curriculum Vitae


1969 Graduation from High school, Bamberg, Bavaria: HS Diploma

1969-1972 Kolleg St. Matthias, Bavaria: B.A. in Philosophy

1972-1975 Philosophical-Theological Seminary, Schwaz, Austria: M.Div. in Theology

1978-79 Psychologieschule München, Bavaria (Germany): Counseling Certificate

1981-1983 Training in Byzantine liturgy & theology (St. Herman Orthodox Mission), Milwaukee, WI 

1992-1993 Midwest Montessori Teacher Training Institute, Omaha, Nebraska: Teacher Certification 

1993-1995 Doctor of Philosophy from MSTG, Athens, Greece: Ph.D. in Helenic (Greek) Literature

2008-2010 Advanced Meditation Training at Open Mind Zen, Florida: Certificates

2009 Lincoln Literacy Council, Lincoln, Nebraska: ELL Certificate 


1975 Catholic Ordination (Order of the Mariavites): Priest (incl. minor orders)

1983 Eastern Ordination (Eastern Orthodox Diocese of Philadelphia)

1992 Reception & Ordination into a Greek Old Calendar Orthodox Synod  

1994 Consecration (St. Photini Old Calendar Orth. Church in Athens, Greece)


       1990-1995 Hegumen at St. Tikhon Orthodox Skete (Small Monastery)

         2015-2017 Aspirant, Novitiate and Solemn Oblation 

         at Christ King  Benedictine Priory

         2022  Abbot of St. Joseph of Arimathea Orthodox Skete


1977 Priest in the Mariavite Catholic Order, Province Of Bavaria

1981 Associate Pastor at St. John the Baptist Eastern Rite Mission, Milwaukee, WI 

1983 Pastor of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in Milwaukee, WI 

1986  Pastor of St. Tikhon Russian Orthodox Church in Lincoln, NE

1994  Eparch of Nebraska

2008  Sabbatical & Study Leave

2015  Vicar of an Eastern Apostolic Vicariate (Ukrainian Orthodox)

2016  Interim Pastor of Sts. Simon & Jude Orthodox Church in Lincoln, NE

2016   Professor of Classical Languages at Meister Eckhart Divinity School

2021  Metropolitan of the Greek Orthodox Church of Epirus


1992 Lincoln Interfaith Council  –  Appreciation Award

1995 Lincoln Police Chaplaincy Corps  -  Excellence Award 1999 

2004 Certified Christian Marriage and Family Therapist

2022  Pontifical Catholic University of America  -  Honorary Professor 


1989-1996 Police Chaplain - Lincoln Police & Fire Departments 

1992-1995 Board Member  -  Lincoln Police Chaplaincy Corps

1992-1994 Assistant Senior Chaplain  -  Lincoln Police Chaplaincy Corps 

1987-1991 Board Member  -  The Gathering Place, Lincoln, Nebraska 

1989-1991 Board President  -  The Gathering Place, Lincoln, NE 

1989-1991 Board Member  -  The Lincoln Interfaith Council

1988-1994 Chairman  -  Center for Spiritual Growth, Lincoln, Nebraska 

1987-1988 President  -  Lincoln Clergy Fellowship Association

2018 -  Member  -  Lancaster County Faith Coalition

2022 -  Board Member   -  LCIV (Lincoln Council For International Visitors)

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