Rev. Dn. George Mathew, Jr ordained to the Holy Priesthood
Rev. Dn. George Mathew, Jr. lovingly known as ‘Benny Semmasen’,
was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at
St. Mary’s Bethlehem Orthodox Church, Thottakadu.
Father George, member of St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Church of
Greater Washington D. C., graduated from St. Tikhon’s Orthodox
Theological Seminary, South Canaan, Pennsylvania in May 2009 and has
tirelessly served as the OVBS Director for the American Diocese, and
has been instrumental in the various ministries of the
Baltimore/Washington D. C./Virginia Area.
His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Assistant Metropolitan of the
Northeast American Diocese led the Holy Ordination Service in the
presence of His Grace, Metropolitan Thomas Mar Athanasius (Chengannur
May God grant all of His choicest blessings upon the newly ordained
Achen and his family, and may the Holy Spirit lead him in the ministry
God has entrusted him.
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