METROPOLITAN CHRYSOSTOMOS OF KITIUM

 

Date of Consecration:

October 26, 1973

Date of Election:

October 24, 1973

Date of Elevation to Archimandrite:

1970

Date of Ordination to the Priesthood:

July 7, 1970

Date of Monastic Tonsure:

1958

Date of Ordination to the Diaconate:

1955

Date of Birth:

June 1938

Name Day:

January 27

 

Biography

Metropolitan Chrysostomos was born in June 1938. In 1958, he became a novice of the Maheras Monastery. He studied in the Business School in Cyprus's gymnasium.

In 1955 he was ordained a deacon. From 1962 until 1970, he studied in the Legal and Theological Faculties of the University of Athens. On June 7, 1970, he was ordained a presbyter with the elevation to archimandrite in the Maheras Monastery.

On October 24, 1973, he was elected Metropolitan of Kitium. His episcopal consecration took place on October 26, 1973.

His name day is January 27.

Sergei Kozlov
Translated from the Russian by Daryle Lamoureux

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