Ordination of Dn. Mathew K. Alexander : SW American Diocese Awaits the Historic Moment

Written By: on Dec 31st, 2009 and filed under News, Southwest America.

ST. LOUIS: The ordination of Dn. Mathew K. Alexander to the Holy Order of Priesthood, by Metropolitan Alexios Mar Eusebius (Diocesan Bishop) in the presence of Zachariah Mar Nicholovos (Asst. Metropolitan, Diocese of Northeast America) on Saturday morning, January 2, 2010 at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, St. Louis, Missouri.

Dn. Mathew will be the first ordained priest for the newly formed Diocese of South-West America.

Dn. Mathew is a member of St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, St. Louis. After completing his Bachelors in Computer Science & Computer Engineering from Washington University, he went on to complete the Master of Divinity program at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (New York).

Dn. Mathew was ordained as Sub-Deacon in April of 2006 by Metropolitan Mathews Mar Barnabas and Full-Deacon in April of 2009 by Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos.

Dn. Mathew served as the Director for MGOCSM Missions in America since 2005. He also served as the General Secretary of MGOCSM America (2007-2008). He currently is settled in Dallas with his wife, Manju, and is serving as the Youth Minister for the area.

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