GOA’s Bishop Demetrios Kantzavelos : From Altar Boy to Bishop

February 17, 2010  []

Wearing a golden miter and vestments custom-made for him in Greece, Rev. Demetri Kantzavelos will kneel before the altar of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church Saturday just as he did more than three decades ago.

An altar boy then, Kantzavelos is being elevated to auxiliary bishop, considered a successor of the apostles in Orthodox tradition. At 44, he will be the youngest bishop currently in the 4 million-member Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

Read the full article: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chicago/chi-0612080312dec08,0,7764178.story

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