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Tue Aug 28 14:46:35 EDT 2001
Ordination of the Reverend Theodore Sakellar On Saturday, September 8, 2001 The Reverend Deacon Theodore Sakellar shall receive the sacred "laying on of hands" in the Ordination to the Holy Priesthood of the Orthodox Church. Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. at Saint Mary's Albanian Orthodox Church, 535 Salisbury Street in Worcester, Massachusetts where the new priest is assigned. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Theodosius, Archbishop of Washington, D.C. and Primate of the Orthodox Church in America shall preside at the ancient rites, assisted by diocesan clergy. Father Theodore was born of Albanian ancestry in San Jose, California and baptized at St.Thomas Albanian Orthodox Church in Farmington, MI. His great grandfather served as a priest in the homeland and his paternal grandparents arrived from Permet, Albania in the last century, making their home in Lynn, Massachusetts. They were devoted followers of the late Archbishop Fan S. Noli and worshipped at Saint George Albanian Orthodox Cathedral. His maternal parentage descends from Dardha, Albania eventually settling in Detroit. After completing undergraduate studies, Fr. Theodore worked in the field of Respiratory Technology on the West Coast. He and his wife Cynthia have two children, Alexandra and Michael. In June, 2001, he completed theological studies at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary in Brookline, MA where he received a Master's Degree in Theological Studies with High Distinction. During his priestly formation, he was attached to Saint George Cathedral in South Boston. ________________________________________________________________ GET INTERNET ACCESS FROM JUNO! Juno offers FREE or PREMIUM Internet access for less! Join Juno today! For your FREE software, visit: http://dl.www.juno.com/get/tagj.
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