Demetrios (Makris) of Olympus

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
m (cat.)
(replaced dead link)
Line 3: Line 3:
  
 
==Life==
 
==Life==
Demetrios T. Makris was born and educated in Greece, where he also entered the [[Holy Orders]]. Father Demetrios emigrated to the United States of America in 1938 and was assigned to St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1940, serving until 1994. While at St. Spyridon Church, Fr. Demetrios was instrumental in the purchase of the site of the present St. Spyridon Cathedral in Worcester.
+
Demetrios T. Makris was born and educated in Greece, where he also entered the [[Holy Orders]]. Father Demetrios emigrated to the United States of America in 1938 and was assigned to St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1940, serving until 1944. While at St. Spyridon Church, Fr. Demetrios was instrumental in the purchase of the site of the present St. Spyridon Cathedral in Worcester.
  
 
He also taught at the Greek Orthodox Seminary in Pomfret, Connecticut, the predecessor institution to [[Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, Massachusetts)|Greek Orthodox School of Theology]] in Brookline, Massachusetts, becoming a full time professor and then assistant dean. Fr. Demetrios was subsequently named [[chancellor]] of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America
 
He also taught at the Greek Orthodox Seminary in Pomfret, Connecticut, the predecessor institution to [[Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, Massachusetts)|Greek Orthodox School of Theology]] in Brookline, Massachusetts, becoming a full time professor and then assistant dean. Fr. Demetrios was subsequently named [[chancellor]] of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America
Line 21: Line 21:
 
*[http://www.boston.goarch.org/about_us/past_bishops.html Past Bishops]
 
*[http://www.boston.goarch.org/about_us/past_bishops.html Past Bishops]
 
*[http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F30710F93B55177B93C7A81782D85F458585F9 New Greek Bishop Consecrated Here]
 
*[http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F30710F93B55177B93C7A81782D85F458585F9 New Greek Bishop Consecrated Here]
*[http://sf.goarch.org/metropolis/l About the Metropolis of San Francisco]
+
*[http://sanfran.goarch.org/metropolis/ Metropolis of San Francisco]
  
 
[[Category: Bishops]]
 
[[Category: Bishops]]
 
[[Category:20th-century bishops]]
 
[[Category:20th-century bishops]]
 
[[Category: Bishops of Olympus]]
 
[[Category: Bishops of Olympus]]

Revision as of 10:51, September 12, 2012

Demetrios (Makris) of Olympus

His Grace, Right Reverend Demetrios (Makris) of Olympus was a hierarch of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. He served as Bishop of Olympus in Boston, Massachusetts and in San Francisco, California.

Life

Demetrios T. Makris was born and educated in Greece, where he also entered the Holy Orders. Father Demetrios emigrated to the United States of America in 1938 and was assigned to St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1940, serving until 1944. While at St. Spyridon Church, Fr. Demetrios was instrumental in the purchase of the site of the present St. Spyridon Cathedral in Worcester.

He also taught at the Greek Orthodox Seminary in Pomfret, Connecticut, the predecessor institution to Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts, becoming a full time professor and then assistant dean. Fr. Demetrios was subsequently named chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America

On September 14, 1951, Fr. Demetrios was consecrated Bishop of the Titular See of Olympus and served the First Archdiocesan District that included Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. From 1955 to 1968, Bishop Demetrios served as the bishop of the fourth district of San Francisco. Then, from 1968 to 1973, he served the third district of Boston.

This article or section is a stub (i.e., in need of additional material). You can help OrthodoxWiki by expanding it.


Succession box:
Demetrios (Makris) of Olympus
Preceded by:
?
Bishop of Olympus
1951-?
Succeeded by:
?
Help with box



Sources

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox