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Andrew (Trempelas) of Dryinoupolis

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Metr. Andrew was born in Patras, Greece in 1939. After completing his secondary education he entered and graduated from the Theological School of the University of Athens. He was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] in 1968 by Metr. [[Sevastianos (Oikonomidis) of Dryinoupolis|Sevastianos (Sebastian)]], which was followed by his ordination as a [[priest]] the following year. He served as a preacher. In 1969, he was elevated to the dignity of [[archimandrite]].
Fr. Andrew was elected a bishop on [[January 27]], 1995 to lead the [[Metropolis of Dryinoupolis, Pogoniani and Konitsa ]] following the repose of Metr. Sevastianos.[]
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