*1980: Fr Seraphim was transferred to Holy Metropolis of Nea Krini and Kalamaria, served as [[parish]] priest of Church of St Paraskevi.
*1986: Archbishop Stylianos invited Fr Seraphim to Australia. Appointed parish priest at Archdiocesan Church of St Eustathios, Melbourne, where Bishop [[Ezekiel of Dervis]] was serving.
*1991 [[March 12|Mar 12]]: Fr Seraphim elected Bishop of Apollonias. Appointed to First Archdiocesan District of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, based in Sydney, as Assistant Bishop to Archbishop Stylianos.