Metropolitan Sotirios ordained to the Holy Diaconate and Priesthood, respectively, George Kodogeorgakis, who is 28-years old and a graduate of the Theological Academy. Having first been tonsured a monk and receiving the name Nikodimos, on April 30, 2019, he was ordained as a Deacon at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Laval, Quebec.
On Thursday, May 16, during an evening celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Laval, Quebec, Deacon Nikodimos was ordained into the Priesthood. All of the Fathers of Greater Montreal, Laval and surrounding areas participated.
Father Nikodimos (Kodogeorgakis) was appointed to serve as the parish priest of Koimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church in Kingston, Ontario.
Michael Christodimitropoulos, who is 39-years old and a student of the Theological Academy was tonsured a monk and received the name Venediktos. On Saturday morning, May 18, 2019, he was ordained as a Deacon at the St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Montreal, Quebec.
He will soon be ordained a Priest and appointed to serve at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Community of Sudbury, Ontario while concurrently continuing with his studies at the Patriarchal Toronto Orthodox Theological Academy.
It is noteworthy that all the ordinations were attended by a multitude of devout and faithful Christians.