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Visitation of His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasiane Ordination to the Diaconate of Nikolas S. Delaveris, January 10, 2016
Visitation of His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasiane
Ordination to the Diaconate of Nikolas S. Delaveris,
January 10, 2016
It is with boundless joy and fervent anticipation that we announce the visitation of His Grace, Bishop Andonios of Phasiane, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, on the occasion of the ordination to the Diaconate of Mr. Nikolas S. Delaveris, January 10, 2016.
Mr. Delaveris is holds a BA (2008) in Jazz Studies from Michigan State University, a Master of Divinity (2015) from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, and a Certificate of Completion (2015) from the Addictions Counselor Education Program, University of Massachusetts, Boston. He is currently employed as a Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) by Green Door, Washington, DC.
In addition to varied internship and employment experiences over the years in both Jazz performance and addictions counseling, Nikolas possesses an extensive record of youth ministry service to the Archdiocese, including GOYA, OCF, Camp Nazareth, Camp Saint Paul and Ionian Village.
He is married to the former Katherine Anastasia Ligget, who is a candidate for the Master of Science in Biohazardous Threat Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases from the Biomedical Graduate School of Georgetown University. Nikolas and Katherine live in Washington, DC.
We invite you to come and receive the pastoral blessings of His Grace, Bishop Andonios, as we celebrate the ordination to the Diaconate of Nikolas S. Delaveris (picture below). Reception to follow.
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A Blessed Nativity and Theophany Season to all!
The Clergy and Parish Council of Saint Sophia Cathedral