Rev. Father Evangelos Aravantinos
Born in Montreal, Quebec on March 22, 1976 as the youngest of three siblings. Through the guidance of his spiritual father, Fr. Nicholaos Papageorgiou, he entered the Toronto Orthodox Theological Academy, thus taking the first step toward his childhood dream to enter the priesthood. In May of 2003, he graduated and received his Theological degree.
After graduating Fr. Evangelos accepted an invitation from His Eminence Metropolitan Archbishop Sotirios to become the Finance Director of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto (Canada). While working at the Metropolis, he also served as a cantor at the Academy's chapel of St. John the Theologian Greek Orthodox Church.During that time Fr. Evangelos met his wonderful wife Ioanna Gounakis from Windsor Ontario, and were married on June 4th, 2005. Prior to his wedding, Fr. Evangelos resigned as the Finance Director of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto (Canada).
On July 16th, 2005, Fr. Evangelos was ordained to the Holy Deaconate in his home parish of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary in Montreal, Quebec and subsequently to the Holy Priesthood on July 30th, 2005 at Sts. Nicholas and Dimitrios Church in Vancouver, British Columbia where he had served until November 30th, 2014, and has been serving our community since December 1st, 2014.
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