On August 14, 2021 His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael ordained Fr. Theofanis Rauch to the Holy Priesthood at The Greek Orthodox Church of St. Demetrios – Elmhurst, IL.
Fr. Theofanis grew up at St. George Greek Orthodox Church NW Indiana.
After serving as the Metropolis Administrator for the past year, Fr. Theofanis will be assigned as Associate Pastor at St. Demetrios in Elmhurst, Illinois, along with his wife, Presbytera Lydia and their son, Fanourios.