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Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of the British Isles and Ireland

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Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East

'... And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch'

Acts 11:26

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The Metropolitan

 

Born: 21/08/1970 Lataquieh

Studies:   1989-1994: Mechanical Engineering Degree: Tishreen University, Lataquieh
1995-2000: Degree in Theology, St. John of Damascus Institute, Balamand, Lebanon
2000-2005: Master’s Degree in Theology, St. John of Damascus Institute, the University of Balamand, Lebanon
2005-2010: Doctorate in theology, ethics and homiletics, the University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2005-2010)

 

 

Church Work:

– Archimandrite, priest, pastor and preacher in the parish of Lataquieh since 2000.
– Chaplain to Metropolitan John Mansour (2010-2015).
– Work in the Orthodox youth movement since his youth — appointed President of the Lataquieh Centre for the Orthodox Youth Movement (2001-2003).
– Appointed by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East abbot of the Patriarchal Monastery of St. George Al Humaira.
– The owner and developer of the website “Orthodox Lighthouse” since 2006 http://www.almanarah.net/wp

Fr. Silouan was ordained to the episcopate on Sunday 30th August 2015 at the Monastery of St. George, Al-Humraiyah in Syria.   He was later enthroned as Metropolitan on 27th February 2016 at the Cathedral Church of St George, London.