Alejo (Pacheco y Vera) of Mexico City

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His Grace, the Right Reverend Bishop '''Alejo (Pacheco y Vera) of Mexico City''' is the newly elected ruling bishop of the [[OCA]]'s [[Exarchate of Mexico (OCA)|Exarchate of Mexico]] (succeeding Abp. [[Dmitri (Royster) of Dallas|Dmitri (Royster)]] as its exarch). His installation is scheduled for [[January 18]], 2009 at the Cathedral of the Ascension of Our Lord in Mexico City.
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His Grace, the Right Reverend Bishop '''Alejo (Pacheco y Vera) of Mexico City''' is the ruling bishop of the [[OCA]]'s [[Diocese of Mexico (OCA)|Diocese of Mexico]] (succeeding Abp. [[Dmitri (Royster) of Dallas|Dmitri (Royster)]], who had been its [[exarch]]). His Grace was installed on [[January 18]], 2009 at the Cathedral of the Ascension of Our Lord in Mexico City by Metr. [[Jonah (Paffhausen) of Washington and New York| Jonah of Washington]] and other members of the [[Holy Synod]].
  
 
==Life==
 
==Life==
The future Bishop Alejo was born in Mexico on [[September 6]], 1954, the son of Eusebio Pacheco and Maria C. Cera-Villeda. He was received into the Orthodox faith on [[August 1]], 1972. He pursued studies of Orthodox theology under programs offered by Metr. Antonio Chedraoui, the Antiochian Orthodox Bishop of Mexico City. which led him to enter the [[monasticism|monastic]] community. On [[July 8]], 1978, he was [[tonsure]]d a [[monk]] by [[Jose (Cortes y Olmos) of Mexico City|Bishop Jose]] of Mexico City with the name Alejo.  
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The future Bishop Alejo was born in Mexico on [[September 6]], 1954, the son of Eusebio Pacheco and Maria C. Cera-Villeda. He was received into the Orthodox faith on [[August 1]], 1972. He pursued studies of Orthodox theology under programs offered by Metr. Antonio Chedraoui, the Antiochian Orthodox Bishop of Mexico City, which eventually led him to enter [[monasticism|monastic]] life. On [[July 8]], 1978, he was [[tonsure]]d a [[monk]] by [[Jose (Cortes y Olmos) of Mexico City|Bishop José]] of Mexico City with the name Alejo.  
  
On [[January 14]], 1979, he was [[ordination|ordained]] [[deacon]] and assigned to the Cathedral of the Ascension of Our Lord (Catedral de la Ascension del Senor) in Mexico City. He was ordained a [[priest]] on [[March 1]], 1981. While continuing to serve at the [[cathedral]], he served the many missions throughout the State of Chaipas.  
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On [[January 14]], 1979, he was [[ordination|ordained]] [[deacon]] and assigned to the Cathedral of the Ascension of Our Lord (La Catedral de la Ascensión del Señor) in Mexico City. He was ordained a [[priest]] on [[March 1]], 1981. While continuing to serve at the [[cathedral]], he served the many missions throughout the State of Chiapas.  
  
In 2001, be was elevated to the monastic rank of [[igumen]] by the [[Synod]] of Bishops. Two years later he was elevated to [[archimandrite]]. On [[May 28]], 2005, Archimandrite Alejo was consecrated Bishop of Mexico City, auxiliary to Metropolitan [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman]], at [[St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery (South Canaan, Pennsylvania)|St. Tikhon's Monastery]] in South Canaan, Pennsylvania, following his election by the Synod of Bishops in March 2005. On [[October 16]], 2008, the Synod of Bishops of the OCA elected His Grace, Bishop Alejo as the ruling Bishop of Mexico City and the Exarchate of Mexico.
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In 2001, he was elevated to the monastic rank of [[igumen]] by the [[Synod]] of Bishops. Two years later he was elevated to [[archimandrite]]. On [[May 28]], 2005, Archimandrite Alejo was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Bishop of Mexico City, auxiliary to Metropolitan [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman]], at [[St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery (South Canaan, Pennsylvania)|St. Tikhon's Monastery]] in South Canaan, Pennsylvania, following his election by the Synod of Bishops in March 2005. On [[October 16]], 2008, the Synod of Bishops of the OCA elected His Grace, Bishop Alejo as the ruling Bishop of Mexico City and the Exarchate of Mexico.
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
 
*[http://www.oca.org/news/1667  OCA News and Events item His Grace, Bishop Alejo elected ruling bishop of Exarchate of Mexico]
 
*[http://www.oca.org/news/1667  OCA News and Events item His Grace, Bishop Alejo elected ruling bishop of Exarchate of Mexico]
 
*[http://www.stgeorgepantry.org/bishopalejo.html  Archimandrite Alejo consecrated Bishop of Mexico City]
 
*[http://www.stgeorgepantry.org/bishopalejo.html  Archimandrite Alejo consecrated Bishop of Mexico City]
*Various OCA news items
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==External link==
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*[http://www.oca.org/news/1761  Exarchate of Mexico elevated to full diocesan status]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:25, February 24, 2012

His Grace, the Right Reverend Bishop Alejo (Pacheco y Vera) of Mexico City is the ruling bishop of the OCA's Diocese of Mexico (succeeding Abp. Dmitri (Royster), who had been its exarch). His Grace was installed on January 18, 2009 at the Cathedral of the Ascension of Our Lord in Mexico City by Metr. Jonah of Washington and other members of the Holy Synod.

Life

The future Bishop Alejo was born in Mexico on September 6, 1954, the son of Eusebio Pacheco and Maria C. Cera-Villeda. He was received into the Orthodox faith on August 1, 1972. He pursued studies of Orthodox theology under programs offered by Metr. Antonio Chedraoui, the Antiochian Orthodox Bishop of Mexico City, which eventually led him to enter monastic life. On July 8, 1978, he was tonsured a monk by Bishop José of Mexico City with the name Alejo.

On January 14, 1979, he was ordained deacon and assigned to the Cathedral of the Ascension of Our Lord (La Catedral de la Ascensión del Señor) in Mexico City. He was ordained a priest on March 1, 1981. While continuing to serve at the cathedral, he served the many missions throughout the State of Chiapas.

In 2001, he was elevated to the monastic rank of igumen by the Synod of Bishops. Two years later he was elevated to archimandrite. On May 28, 2005, Archimandrite Alejo was consecrated Bishop of Mexico City, auxiliary to Metropolitan Herman, at St. Tikhon's Monastery in South Canaan, Pennsylvania, following his election by the Synod of Bishops in March 2005. On October 16, 2008, the Synod of Bishops of the OCA elected His Grace, Bishop Alejo as the ruling Bishop of Mexico City and the Exarchate of Mexico.

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External link

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