Feast Day of St Nektarios and Ordination of Paraskevas Proskos

On Sunday, November 9/22, 2015, Their Eminences, Metropolitans Moses of Toronto and Demetrius of America, celebrated the feast of the Cathedral of St Nektarios of Aegina in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. During the liturgy, Paraskevas Proskos was ordained to the diaconate.

Deacon Fr. Paraskevas is forty-four years old, married and the father of three children. His parents are from Vevi, Florina, Greece. He is also Metropolitan Demetrius' first cousin. Axios!

Of the youth of St. Nektarios' parish: Metropolitan Demetrius, Hieromonk Theologos, Archdeacon Agathangelus, and the newly ordained Deacon Paraskevas Proskos continue to serve the Orthodox Church in their role as clergyman.

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