Nathaniel (Popp) of Detroit

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
m (links)
m (rm. contact information, priest cat; added ext links)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
The Most Reverend '''Nathaniel''', [[Archbishop]] of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate, presides over the [[Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America (OCA)|Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America]], an [[ethnic diocese]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]]. He is also the founder and president of the [[St. Andrew House Center for Orthodox Christian Studies]].
 
The Most Reverend '''Nathaniel''', [[Archbishop]] of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate, presides over the [[Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America (OCA)|Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America]], an [[ethnic diocese]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]]. He is also the founder and president of the [[St. Andrew House Center for Orthodox Christian Studies]].
  
Abp. Nathaniel was born [[June 12]], 1940 in Aurora, Illinois to a family of Romanian heritage.  In 1966, he was [[ordination|ordained]] to the [[Presbyter|priesthood]] in the Romanian Uniate Church.  He soon left the Unia and, under the guidance of Archbishop Valeria (Trifa) of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, converted to Orthodoxy on [[February 15]], 1968.  After residing in a [[Monasticism|monastic]] community for several years, Fr. Popp became the [[rector]] of a parish in Hermitage, Pennsylvania.
+
Abp. Nathaniel was born [[June 12]], 1940, in Aurora, Illinois, to a family of Romanian heritage.  In 1966, he was [[ordination|ordained]] to the [[Presbyter|priesthood]] in the Romanian [[Uniate]] Church.  He soon left the Unia and, under the guidance of Archbishop [[Valerian (Trifa) of Detroit|Valerian (Trifa)]] of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, [[convert]]ed to Orthodoxy on [[February 15]], 1968.  After residing in a [[Monasticism|monastic]] community for several years, Fr. Popp became the [[rector]] of a parish in Hermitage, Pennsylvania.
  
On [[November 15]], 1980, Fr. Nathaniel was consecrated [[Bishop]] of Dearborn Heights, as an [[auxiliary bishop]] to Abp. Valeria.  He served as bishop until 1984, when Abp. Valeria retired.  On [[November 17]], 1984, Bishop Nathaniel became the ruling hierarch of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America.  On [[October 20]], 1999, the Holy Synod of the OCA elevated him to the rank of archbishop.
+
On [[November 15]], 1980, Fr. Nathaniel was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] [[Bishop]] of Dearborn Heights, as an [[auxiliary bishop]] to Abp. Valerian.  He served as bishop until 1984, when Abp. Valerian retired.  On [[November 17]], 1984, Bishop Nathaniel became the ruling hierarch of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America.  On [[October 20]], 1999, the [[Holy Synod]] of the OCA elevated him to the rank of archbishop.
  
 
Archbishop Nathaniel traveled to Romania in May 2003, where he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Oradea.
 
Archbishop Nathaniel traveled to Romania in May 2003, where he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Oradea.
 
  
 
{{start box}}
 
{{start box}}
{{succession |
+
{{succession|
    title=Bishop of Dearborn Heights |
+
title=Bishop of Dearborn Heights|
    before=? |
+
before=?|
    after=? |
+
after=?|
    years=1980–1984}}
+
years=1980–1984}}
{{succession |
+
{{succession|
    title=[[Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America (OCA)|Archbishop of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate]] |
+
title=[[Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America (OCA)|Archbishop of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate]]|
    before=[[Valerian (Trifa) of Detroit|Valerian (Trifa)]] |
+
before=[[Valerian (Trifa) of Detroit|Valerian (Trifa)]]|
    after=Incumbent|
+
after=|
    years=1984–present}}
+
years=1984–present}}
 
{{end box}}
 
{{end box}}
  
==Contact information==
+
==External links==
PO Box 309<br>
+
*[http://www.roea.org/bio-nathaniel.htm Official biography]
Grass Lake, MI 49240-0309
+
*[http://www.roea.org/+NPastoral.htm Pastoral letters] (also in [http://www.roea.org/+NPastorale.htm Romanian])
 
+
*[http://orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/resources/hierarchs/oca/current.htm#nathaniel_arch Listing] at the Orthodox Research Institute
Office: 517-522-4800<br>
+
Fax: 517-522-5907
+
 
+
==External link==
+
* [http://www.roea.org/bio-nathaniel.htm Biography]
+
 
+
  
[[Category:Priests]]
 
 
[[Category:Bishops]]
 
[[Category:Bishops]]

Revision as of 14:15, October 30, 2007

The Most Reverend Nathaniel, Archbishop of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate, presides over the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, an ethnic diocese of the Orthodox Church in America. He is also the founder and president of the St. Andrew House Center for Orthodox Christian Studies.

Abp. Nathaniel was born June 12, 1940, in Aurora, Illinois, to a family of Romanian heritage. In 1966, he was ordained to the priesthood in the Romanian Uniate Church. He soon left the Unia and, under the guidance of Archbishop Valerian (Trifa) of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, converted to Orthodoxy on February 15, 1968. After residing in a monastic community for several years, Fr. Popp became the rector of a parish in Hermitage, Pennsylvania.

On November 15, 1980, Fr. Nathaniel was consecrated Bishop of Dearborn Heights, as an auxiliary bishop to Abp. Valerian. He served as bishop until 1984, when Abp. Valerian retired. On November 17, 1984, Bishop Nathaniel became the ruling hierarch of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America. On October 20, 1999, the Holy Synod of the OCA elevated him to the rank of archbishop.

Archbishop Nathaniel traveled to Romania in May 2003, where he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Oradea.

Succession box:
Nathaniel (Popp) of Detroit
Preceded by:
?
Bishop of Dearborn Heights
1980–1984
Succeeded by:
?
Preceded by:
Valerian (Trifa)
Archbishop of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate
1984–present
Succeeded by:
Help with box



External links

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox