Pastoral Care

Proistamenos Rev. Father Nicolaos H. Kotsis, Presiding Priest

Proistamenos is a Greek term meaning “the one who presides”. In this context it means “head Priest (Pastor)”. “Presvytera” (Pres–vee–té–ra) is an honorary title that means “wife of a Priest”. It is derived from the Greek word for “Priest”, i.e., “Presvyteros”. “Diakonissa” (Thee—a—kó—nees—sa) is also an honorary title meaning “wife of a Deacon.”

Past Parish Priests

Etiquette & Protocol