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Athenagoras Cavadas, Greek bishop.

Background

Cavadas, Athenagoras was born on January 16, 1885 in Corfu, Greece. Son of Spiros and Helen (Boua) Cavadas.

Education

Doctor of Divinity, College Theology, U. Athens, 1911. Bachelor of Arts, University of Oxford, England, 1931.

Career

Came to the United States, 1921, naturalized, 1927. Rector, representative Greek Archdiocese of Western States, 1921-1927. Rector, Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1928-1931.

Served at cathedral, Boston, 1931. Assigned chancellor, Greek Archdiocese of N. and S. American, New York City, 1932. Assigned dean Greek Orthodox Theological School, Pomfret Center, Connecticut, since its opening, 1937.

Bishop of New England and Canada, with title Bishop of Boston, and with diocese office, Boston, since 1938. Republican of Greece, Education Conference San Francisco, 1924. Trustee Conference Education, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1925.

Representative ministry of education, Greece, at Toronto Congress, 1927.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of 11 books on theological and philological subjects, all in Greek language.

Connections

father:
Spiros Cavadas

mother:
Helen (Boua) Cavadas