Fr. Demetrios Kazakis was born in Syracuse, NY and grew up in St. Sophia and Her Three Daughters Greek Orthodox Church. He graduated from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in 2011, with a Masters in Divinity. He graduated from Hellenic College in 2008 with a BA in Religious Studies. Prior to beginning at HCHC, Fr. Demetrios received an Associates Degree in Broadcasting & Communications from Oswego State University in 2005. Fr. Demetrios was ordained a Deacon in 2011, by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios at Kimisis Theotokou, Brooklyn, and was later ordained a priest in 2012 by His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasine. He married his wife Presvytera Dianna Doukas in 2009 and they have three children; Andrew, Eleni & Stephen. Fr. Demetrios is the parish priest of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, West Babylon, NY where he has served since 2012.
Watch Now with Fr. Demetrios Kazakis as he discusses a summary of Holy Week in the Orthodox Church. Celebrate Holy Week with family, friends, and faith. Holy Week is a time to walk with Christ during His Passion. Be strengthened and blessed! Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! More on OCTV.