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Fr George ZafeirakosThe Very Revd. Protopresbyter George Zafeirakos was born in Gytheion in the south-east Peloponnese in 1949. Between 1963 and 1967, he studied at the Ecclesiastical Seminary on the island of Patmos. From 1967, he studied at the Ecclesiastical Seminary in Crete, graduating in 1969. From 1969 he studied at the Ecclesiastical Academy in Thessaloniki, graduating in 1972. Ordained to the diaconate by the then Metropolitan Stylianos of Melitoupolis (today, archbishop of Australia) on 23rd September 1973, he was appointed to the church of All Saints on 12th November 1973, being ordained to the priesthood there by Archbishop Athenagoras II (Kokkinakis) of Thyateira and Great Britain on 23rd December of the same year. He was appointed as priest-in-charge of our Cathedral on 14th October 2005. In addition, he is Vice Chairman of the Ecclesiastical Court of the Archdiocese. On  Sunday, 4 January 2009, he was awarded with the Offikion of the Protopresbyter by His Eminence Archbishop Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain.