Demetri (Khoury) of Jableh
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His Grace Demetri (Matta Khoury), Titular Bishop of Jableh, was an auxiliary bishop of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America from 1995 to 2003.
Born: Taybeh-Ramallah, West Bank Region September 20, 1948, to the V.Rev. Ibrahim and Hanneh Khoury.
- Our Lady of Balamand Monastery, Koura, Lebanon
- St. John of Damascus Orthodox Theological Academy (Balamand) Koura, Lebanon
- Hellenic College, Brookline, MA (1974 -- B.A. in Philosophy and Religion)
- Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA (1978 -- M.Div.)
- Deacon, September 6, 1975
- Priest, September 7, 1975
- Archimandrite, 1981 by Metropolitan Philip
- Bishop, March 12, 1995, by Patriarch Ignatius IV, in St. Mary Cathedral (Mother Cathedral of the Antiochian Patriarchate), Damascus, Syria
- Pastor, St. George Church, Boston, MA
- Pastor, St. Mary Church, Cambridge, MA
- St. George Church, Allentown, PA
- Dean, St. Nicholas Cathedral, Brooklyn, NY
- Dean, St. George Cathedral, Coral Gables, FL
- Bishop of Jableh (Syria); Auxiliary Bishop, Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America (1995-2003); assigned by Metropolitan Philip to Toledo, OH, Chancery.
- Suspended from service as a bishop pending an investigation following his arrest for criminal sexual misconduct and disorderly drunkenness in July 2003.
- Retired from service following his February 25, 2004 guilty plea to a reduced charge of attempted fourth degree criminal sexual misconduct (a felony).
- Restored as vicar of the Iglesia Católica Apostólica Ortodoxa De Antioquia México-Venezuela-Centroamérica-El Caribe in the Exarcado De El Caribe in December 2008.
- The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
- The Divine and Holy Gospel Book
- The Liturgical Guide for Priests, Chanters, and Choirs
- The Great Euchologion (translated from Arabic and Greek texts of the Typicon)
- The Service Book of the Bishop (in English)
- The Book of the Typicon (Translated from Arabic into English)
- Handbook of the Faithful
- A Cloud of Witnesses - Saints and Martyrs from the Holy Land
- The Book of the Prophetologion (contains the Old Testament Lectionary readings appointed at Vespers and at other services during the Liturgical year of the Eastern Orthodox Church)
- Gillquist, Peter E., "The Elevation of Demetri (Khoury) to the Holy Episcopacy" WORD MAGAZINE 39.5 (May 1995), 4-8.
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