Rev. Fr. Abraham (Abi) Chacko ordained to the Holy Priesthood

Rev. Dn. Abi Chacko, son of Mr. Chacko C. Kochukunju and Mrs. Rachel Chacko (Chackalayil House, Kadapra, Niranam) was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at his home parish, St. Mary’s Malankara Orthodox Church of West Sayville, New York.

The ordination services were be led by Their Graces, Mathews Mar Barnabas, Diocesan Metropolitan, and Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Assistant Metropolitan.

Rev. Fr. Abraham (Abi) Chacko currently assists in the various ministries in St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of Oak Park, Illinois and has served as the MGOCSM General Treasurer of the American Diocese and the MGOCSM Council member of the Queens/Long Island/Brooklyn Area.

Father Abraham Chacko is married to Mrs. Sibyl Thomas Chacko from St. Gregorios Malankara Orthodox Church, Oak Park.

Father Abraham is a graduate of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, New York and a graduate of the liturgical studies program at Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

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