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Sep 24, 1998

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:

Protopresbyter Michael T. Kontogiorgis

Named Assistant Chancellor

September 24, 1998

NEW YORK- The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese announces that the Reverend Protopresbyter Michael T. Kontogiorgis has been appointed Assistant Chancellor, effective September 21, 1998.

Protopresbyter Michael received his B.A. from Hellenic College in Brookline, MA, and was the valedictorian of his graduating class of 1970. Going on to receive his M.Div at Holy Cross School of Theology, he was again the valedictorian of his graduating class of 1973. He subsequently received his S.T.M. from Holy Cross in 1974.

Protopresbyter Michael was ordained to the diaconate on November 26, 1972. Upon his ordination to the priesthood on June 2, 1973, he was assigned to Annunciation Cathedral in Boston as the assistant priest. He has also served the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Orlando, FL as Proistamenos. From 1996 until his assignment at the Archdiocese, Protopresbyter Michael had been serving as the Chancellor of the Diocese of Pittsburgh. He brings a plethora of related experience to his new position, some of which include his work on the Clergy Benefits Committee, the Pension Investment Committee, and the Archdiocese Council.

On a personal note, Protopresbyter Michael and his presbytera, Vicki, have three daughters and two grandchildren.

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