Parish Priest: Father Theologos Drakos
Fr. Theologos was born in Calgary Alberta in October, 1974 to Greek immigrant parents, Fr. Apostolos and Presvytera Anastasia Drakos. Born and raised in Canada, he is a proud Greek Canadian, who has adopted both cultures as his own. In 1992, Fr. Theologos entered the University of Toronto for undergraduate studies program and graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in History and minoring in Classical Studies & Geography. In the fall of the same year, Fr. Theologos entered Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology for Graduate Studies – Masters of Divinity in Boston, Massacheussetes.
While at Holy Cross, Fr. Theologos was involved in many aspects of the school’s daily life including: Chanting Leader, Resident Assistant, Resident Director, and Treasurer of the Student Government. In the spring of 1998, Fr. Theologos graduated ‘With High Distinction’ from Holy Cross with a Masters of Divinity.
Shortly following his graduation from Holy Cross, Fr. Theologos married his wife, Andriana and he was ordained to the Diaconate by His Eminence Metropolitan Sotirios in the fall of 1998. As a deacon, he, along with Fr. Elias Drossos, served Divine Liturgy with His Eminence. It was the first time in Canadian history that our Metropolitan would serve with two Canadian born deacons. That November, Fr. Theologos was ordained to the Priesthood by His Eminence in Kingston, Ontario. He served as the Parish Priest at Koimisis Tis Theotokou in Kingston, Ontario.
In late fall of 1999, Fr. Theologos was appointed as Youth Director of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto, (Canada) and in 2000, he was appointed the webmaster for the Metropolis website. In 2007, Fr. Theologos was appointed Camp Director for the Metropo lis’ Camp Metamorphosis program.
In 2008, Fr. Theologos received a transfer to Panagia in Hamilton, Ontario and he served this parish for six and a half years creating many programs and reviving the community especially among the youth of Hamilton.
In 2014, upon receiving a transfer to Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church in Mississauga, Ontario, Fr. Theologos moved with his family to become the parish priest there. He remains the Camp Director for Camp Metamorphosis which is dedicated to youth and has also been assigned to teach Ethics at the Toronto Orthodox Theological Academy in Toronto, Ontario.
Our priests and congregation welcome you to join us for service every Sunday. God Bless!
Assistant Priest: Father Chris Bitsakakis