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Rev. Fr. Stamatios G. Sfikas, Cathedral Dean

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Rev. Fr. Stamatios SfikasFr. Stamatios G. Sfikas is a first generation Greek-American. He was born to Stylianos and Anastasia Sfikas on May 12, 1987. The oldest of two siblings, both Fr. Stamati and his brother George, grew up at St. Demetrios Church in Chicago. Fr. Stamatios was greatly involved in St. Demetrios, being a student in the Solon Greek School where he completed 12 years of study, and also being active in St. Demetrios’ youth groups, Sunday School program, and altar boy and athletic organizations.

He attended Stephen T. Mather High School and after graduating he went on to study at the University of Illinois Chicago, graduating in 2009 with a B.A. in Political Science. Upon graduating he enrolled at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, graduating with his Masters of Divinity in May of 2012. While in Boston he taught Greek School at the Annunciation Cathedral of New England, St. Nicholas in Lexington and was Director of the Greek School at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary in Somerville, MA. In addition to teaching while in Boston, he was Ecclesiarch of the Campus Chapel and was also Class President of his graduating class.

He was assigned to serve as the Pastoral Assistant to Fr. John Kalomas at St. Andrew in Chicago in August of 2012. Fr. Stamatios was ordained to the Holy Deaconate on February 24, 2013 at St. Demetrios in Chicago and then to the Holy Priesthood at St. Andrew in Chicago on September 15, 2013, all by the hand of His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago. Fr. Stamatios served the parish of St. Andrew in Chicago from August 2012 to December 31, 2014. His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago appointed Fr. Stamatios as Dean of the Annunciation Cathedral on January 1, 2015.

Fr. Stamatios married Presbytera Katerina, the daughter of Fr. Apostolos and Presbytera Sophia Georgiafentis, in 2012 at St. Demetrios Church in Chicago. Fr. Stamatios and Presbytera Katerina have three daughters, Anastasia, Sophia, and Styliani.

 

Rev. Fr. Nicholas Nikokavouras, Dean Emeritus

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Rev. Fr. Nicholas NikokavourasFr. Nicholas Nikokavouras was born to Fr. Iraklis and Erasmia Nikokavouras (née Kapodistrias) in 1937 in Sfakera, of the Corfu island of Greece.

His father Iraklis Nikokavouras was ordained priest in 1936 by His Eminence, Metropolitan Alexander of Corfu and a former Archbishop of America. On his ordination, his eminence changed his name from Iraklis to Sebastianos in honor of his uncle Sebastianos Nikokavouras, who served as Metropolitan of Corfu between the years of 1899 and 1920.

In 1943 during the Second World War Fr. Sebastianos was executed by the German occupation forces in Greece because of his active support of the underground Greek resistance movement fighting to liberate Greece from the axis military occupation.

Fr. Nicholas began his primary school education in his home village school of Sfakera, and in 1951 continued his studies at the Ecclesiastical School of Corinth finishing it in 1958. more»

Orthros & Divine Liturgy
Saturday of Souls
Saturday, February 29 – 9:00 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, March 1 – 8:15 AM

Compline
Monday, March 2 – 6:00 PM

9th Hour
Wednesday, March 4 – 5:45 PM

Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
Wednesday, March 4 – 6:00 PM

Salutations to the Theotokos
Friday, March 6 – 6:30 PM

Orthros & Divine Liturgy
Saturday of Souls
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Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, March 8 – 8:15 AM

Compline
Monday, March 9 – 6:00 PM

9th Hour
Wednesday, March 11 – 5:45 PM

Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
Wednesday, March 11 – 6:00 PM

Salutations to the Theotokos
Friday, March 13 – 6:30 PM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, March 15 – 8:15 AM

Compline
Monday, March 16 – 6:00 PM

9th Hour
Wednesday, March 18 – 5:45 PM

Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
Wednesday, March 18 – 6:00 PM

Salutations to the Theotokos
Friday, March 20 – 6:30 PM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, March 22 – 8:15 AM

Compline
Monday, March 23 – 6:00 PM

Great Vespers
Tuesday, March 24 – 7:00 PM

Orthros & Divine Liturgy
Feast of the Annunciation
Wednesday, March 25 – 8:30 AM

Salutations to the Theotokos
Friday, March 27 – 6:30 PM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, March 29 – 8:15 AM

Fanari Junior GOYA Winter Camp
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Friday, February 28 – 12:00 AM

Philoptochos Meeting
Sunday, March 8 – 12:00 AM

Feed the Hungry
Assumption
Tuesday, March 10 – 11:00 AM

Stavroproskynetseos Luncheon
Sunday, March 22 – 12:00 AM

Loukoumades Sale (Philoptochos)
Sunday, March 29 – 12:00 AM