METROPOLITAN AUGOUSTINOS (LAMBARDAKIS) OF GERMANY

 

Hierarchical Sees:

Metropolitan of Germany (1980-)

Bishop of Elaia (1972-1980)

Date of Elevation to Metropolitan:

November 8, 1980

Date of Consecration:

March 26, 1972

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood:

1964

Date of Ordination to the Diaconate:

1960

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1938

Name Day:

June 15

 

BIOGRAPHY:

Metropolitan Augustinos (Lambardakis) was born on February 7, 1938, in Chania, Crete. He was ordained to the deaconate in 1960. In that same year, he graduated from the Halki Theological School. He has done further studies in Salzburg, Munster and Berlin. In 1964, he was ordained to the priesthood. He was consecrated Bishop of Elaia, Vicar of the Metropolitan of Germany, on March 26, 1972. He was elevated to Metropolitan of Germany on November 8, 1980.

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