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Archbishop Michael of North and South America

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Archbishop Michael Portrait "Spiritual glory constitutes the most positive negation of time; thus, beautiful spiritual personalities appear in front of us in unusual radiance and greatness. The life and ministry of spiritual people vibrate deeply with our innermost world with the beautiful features of their spiritual being and their moral luster. The arduous spiritual battle sanctifies the virtuous worker of the spirit."

~ Archbishop Michael  

Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in North and South America
Exarch of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

Ordained to the Priesthood in 1919
Elected Metropolitan of Corinth in 1939
Enthroned as Archbishop on December 18, 1949
Reposed on July 13, 1958


Fifty-Year Memorial Service
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Washington, DC
July 13, 2008
May His Memory Be Eternal