Rev. Father Andrew Georganas, Ieratikos Proistamenos
Fr. Andrew was born in Arlington Heights, IL on March 23, 1971. As an infant he lived in Des Plaines, IL. He was raised in Wheaton, IL and graduated from Wheaton North High School in 1989. In 1994 he graduated from Hellenic College and in 1997 he graduated from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology - both institutions in Brookline, MA.
In 1997 he obtained the position of Youth Director at the SS. Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Glenview, IL. In 1999, he become the Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministries for the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago.
On November 25, 2000 Fr. Andrew married his love and soul-mate, Dimitra Nassis. On May 21, 2001 he was ordained to the Holy Diaconate at the SS. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Palos Hills, IL. In September of 2001, Fr. Andrew began to serve on a part-time basis The Greek Orthodox Church of St. Demetrios in Elmhurst, IL. On June 9, 2002 Fr. Andrew was ordained to the Holy Priesthood at St. Demetrios in Elmhurst and served the parish on a full-time basis. On our parish feast day, October 26, 2020, Fr. Andrew was elevated to the rank of Protopresbyter by His Eminence Metropolitan Nathaniel.
AXIOS! Father Andrew joined Saint Demetrios in Chicago as our Ieratikos Proistamenos on January 1, 2021.