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. Drakos entered the University of Toronto for undergraduate studies. In 1995, he graduated from U of T 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.
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.
The fall of 1998 was a busy time for Fr. Theologos. In September, he married his wife, Andriana. In October, he was ordained to the Diaconate by His Eminence Metropolitan Sotirios. 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. In November, Fr. Theologos was ordained to the Priesthood by His Eminence in Kingston, Ontario.
In late fall of 1999, Fr. Theologos was appointed as Youth Director of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto, (Canada). In 2000, he was appointed the webmaster for the Metropolis website. In 2007, Fr. Theologos was appointed Camp Director for the Metropolis’ Camp Metamorphosis program.
In 2008, Fr. Theologos requested and received a transfer to Panagia in Hamilton, Ontario. He served this parish for six and a half years creating many programs and reviving the community especially among the young of Hamilton.
In 2014, Fr. Theologos was transferred to Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church in Mississauga. Father Theologos remains the Camp Director for Camp Metamorphosis and has also been assigned to teach Ethics at the Toronto Orthodox Theological Academy.
Assistant Priest: Father Chris Bitsakakis