Rev. Fr. Demetrios Kazakis, Presiding Priest
Voice: (631) 587-1150
Fr. Demetrios was born in Syracuse, NY and raised in the parish of St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church. He received an Associate's Degree in Communication and Broadcasting from SUNY Oswego in 2005. He graduated from Hellenic College/Holy Cross with a Bachelor's Degree in Religious Studies and Masters in Divinity '08, and '11 respectively.
He was ordained as a Deacon by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, on July 30, 2011 and as a Priest by His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasiane, on June 30, 2012. Both ordinations took place at Kimisis Theotokou, Brooklyn while acting as assistant priest to The V. Rev. Fr. Damaskinos Ganas before being assigned to St. Nicholas. Fr. Demetrios married Dianna Doukas on July 12, 2009. They have a son, Andrew Demetrios and a daughter, Eleni Evangelia.
The Glorious Prophet Elias (Elijah); Synaxis of the Russians who were perfected in France: Protopresbyter Alexios Mednedkov, Presbyter Dimitrii Klepinin, Mother Maria Skobtsova, her son Yuri Skobtsov, and Ilia Fondaminskii; Mother Maria Skobtsova, New-Martyr of France