Gerasimos was ordained to the [[priest]]hood in May of 1941 by [[Metropolitan]] [[Michael (Konstantinides) of America|Michael of Corinth]]. Damaskinos, now [[Archbishop]] of Athens, appointed Gerasimos as director of the orphanage of Vouliagmeni. He held this position through the remainder of the war and the occupation of Greece, following which he agreed to become Chancellor of the [[Metropolis of Corinth]] in 1945. In 1947, he relocated to Germany, where he served as [[proistamenos]] of the Greek Orthodox church in Munich. It was during this service that he completed his first book ''Greek Philosophy as Propaideia to Christianity''.
title=Bishop of Abydos<br>3rd District/Boston|
after=[[Demetrios (Makris) of Olympus|Demetrios (Makris)