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Recent Ordinations, Appointments, Retirements and Assignments + April 2016

From the April 2016 issue of The Word:


FULLER, Deacon Paul, to the holy priesthood by Bishop Nicholas on February 7, 2016, at St. George Church, Danbury, Connecticut. Fr. Paul will remain attached to St. George Church until he graduates from St. Vladimir's Seminary.

ROUMIE, Matthew (Adib), to the diaconate by Bishop Thomas on January 31, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.


BERGER, Priest Calinic, as the second priest and associate pastor of St. Nicholas Cathedral, Los Angeles, California, effective December 6, 2015.


BASSETT, Deacon Michael, elevated to the rank and dignity of Protodeacon by Bishop Anthony on February 28, 2016, at St. George Church in Flint, Michigan.

OLIVER, Priest John, to the rank of Archpriest by Bishop Thomas on January 31, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Fr John served a number of years at St. Philip, Souderton, Pennsylvania.

POWLEY, Father Stephen, Executive Director of Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM), was elevated to the dignity of Archpriest by Bishop Basil on February 5, 2016, at St. George Cathedral in Wichita, Kansas.