His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios was born Demetrios Trakatellis in Thessaloniki, Greece on February 1, 1928. In 1950 he graduated with distinction from the University of Athens School of Theology. In 1960 he was ordained a deacon, and in 1964 a priest.
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Website: http://www.goarch.org/
Name day: October 26