Archimandrite Christodoulos -Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology [M.A. '86, M.Div. '07]
Fr Christodoulos was born and raised in the Church by pious and faithful parents in Denver, Colorado; he has interests ranging from sports, music, theater and graphic arts to theology and history, and he has used his God-given talents in multiple ways: graphic designer for Walt Disney Studios ('81-'83), then studies at Holy Cross ('84-'86, '06-'07), then having been awarded the Taylor Scholarship he lived at Moni Vlatadon in Thessaloniki for six months, after that he was parish youth director at St Anthony's in Pasadena, Ca ('87-'88); then after a three year novitiate (beginning in '88) he took monastic vows ('91) at picturesque "THARRI" - the Holy Monastery of Archangel Michael of Rhodes under the revered mission-minded tutelage of the present Metropolitan of New Zealand (+Archb. Amphilochios); he was ordained ('92) and granted the "ofikion" of Pnevmatikos ('94), made periodic mission trips back to the Archdiocese of America and to Canada, to India and to Albania; in 1999 he was sent to the Metropolis of Denver where, while serving as a supply-priest, he founded the Brotherhood of Saint George; an urban oasis of peace and prayer (hermitage/shrine); he then served in the Metropolis of New Zealand (Chancellor, '08-'11) assisting his former Abbot; also with the opening of the St Paraskevi Sacred-Mission Center on the Island of Fiji; and since September 2012 he has been assisting Metropolitan Alexios for our Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta as IEROKYRIX (traveling Preacher/Confessor).