Fr. Constantine Nicholas Dombalis - Greek Orthodox Retired Clergy Association
Members who have Fallen Asleep
Constantine Nicholas Dombalis, D.D.D.h.l. Dean Emeritus
Greek Orthodox Cathedral Cathedral Dean
304 Sandalwood Dr.
Richmond, Virginia 23229
Former Mary Christine Fourgis, 1954
Nicholas C. and Christopher J.
Hellenic College, B.Th.; Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Theological Seminary, M. Th.; General Theological Seminary of New York, S.T.B.; Graduate studies: Harvard University Episcopal Theological Seminary; Columbia University.
The University of Richmond, Doctor of Divinity, 1989. Randolph Macon College, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1996.
- United States Delegate and Ambassador to the United Nations 38th Session, New York, 1983 United States Civil Rights Commission, 1983
- United States Holocaust Memorial Council, 1980
White House Conference for Children and Youth, 1960 (Group Leader) White House Conference for Religious Leaders, 1995
Secretary of State Appointment
United States Commission for UNESCO, 1980
- Virginia Middle East Peace Commission, 1993
- Board of Visitors (Trustees), Virginia Commonwealth University and Medical College of Virginia, 1991
- Virginia Israel Commission, 1986
- Governor's Electricity Costs Commission of Virginia, 1975 Chairman, Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Service, 1975 Governor's Chaplain Service Committee, 1967
- Dominion National Bank, Richmond, Virginia 1972-1989
- First Union National Bank, Richmond, Virginia 1993 – 1998
- Wachovia National Bank 1999 - 2002
Sts. Cosmas and Damianos Senior Residence, Richmond, Virginia, 1988 The Richmond International Airport Interfaith Chapel, 1995
Department of Humanities, Virginia Union University, 1954, Lecturer; National Council of Churches, Greek Orthodox Representative General Assembly, 1960, 1961, 1969; Richmond Area Ministers Association, 1964, President; Elevation to Proto-presbyter of the Greek Archdiocese of North and South America, 1965; Virginia Council of Greek Orthodox Churches, President, 1960-1972; Committee of Concern in Mississippi to Rebuild Bombed Churches, 1965, Chairman; Archdiocesan Vicar of the Greek Orthodox Churches in Virginia, 1968-1995; Diocesan Youth Commission, 1974; Governing Board of the National Council of Churches, 1976-1983; Virginia Council of Churches, (protestant, Catholic and Orthodox) 1976-1978, President; Hellenic College and Holy Cross Seminary Alumni Association, 19781982, President; National Presbyters Council of Archdiocese, 1979-1983; Executive Board of Diocese, 1984-1991; Richmond Area Clergy Association, 1992-95, Vice Chairman.
Interdenominational Religious Works Foundation, 1960; Volunteer Service Bureau, Community Council, 1963: Advisory Committee, Volunteer Service Bureau, Community Council, 1963-1966; Chairman, Clergy Division United Givers Fund, 1965; Board of Governors, United Givers Fund and Budget Committee, 1966-1969; Chairman, Professional Division, United Givers Fund, 1966; Advisory Board, Salvation Army, 1966-1970; Richmond Biracial Commission on Human Relations, 1966 - 1967; Economic Opportunity Program, 1966-1967; Advisory Board, Buford Academy, 1967-1968; Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1968-1970; Clergy Advisory Board of Planned Parenthood, Virginia League, 19681972; Professional Advisory Board, Richmond Home for Boy's, 1970; State Advisory Board, Salvation Army, 1971; Admission Committee, United Givers Fund, 1970; James Branch Cabell Library Associates, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1970-1978; Vice President, Mediterranean Institute, University of Richmond, 1970 - 1976; Chairman, Boy's Club Lakeview Council, 1970-1974; President, United Nations Association, Richmond Chapter, 1972; Advisory Board, WXEX-TV and WLEE, 1971; American Red Cross, 1972; Community Advisory Board, 1975; Vice President Boy's Club of Richmond, 1973- 1976; Board of the Near East Foundation, 1977 - 1985; Advisory Board, Cumberland Farm for Adolescents, 1978 - 1980; Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, Hellenic College and Greek Orthodox Theological Seminary, 1980 - 1986; Medical College of Virginia HHH Advisory Board, 1984-1988; Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Committee, 1986-1988; Medical College of Virginia Massey Cancer Center Board, 1986 - 1990; Virginia State Board of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1986-1990; Executive Board Chairman, Ecumenical Committee, U. S. Holocaust Memorial Council, Religious Leaders, 1989 - 1993; Council for Americas First Freedom, 1990-96 Advisory Board, Virginia Heroes, 1990-1996; President, c.R.O.S.S. 1992-1995; Richmond Recreation and Parks Foundation, 1992-1994; Old Dominion University Hellenic Studies Board, 1993-94; Commonwealth Alliance for Children, Schools, and Family, 1994-96; The Center for the Study of Religious Freedom, 1996.
Recognitions and Awards
Gregory Taylor Scholarship for Graduate Studies at Harvard University, 1949; Outstanding Clergyman in the United States in Religious Education, 1955; Co-founder of PreNaturalization Classes for Aliens, 1956; (Project cited by Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Pa., 1965); Citation of Greek Orthodox Churches in Virginia, 1962; Daughters of the American Revolution Citation Award, 1968; National Conference of Christians and Jews Brotherhood Award, 1974; Anti-Defamation League (ofB'nai B'rith) Torch of Liberty Award, 1976; Directory of American Scholars, 1972; Who's Who in Religion, 1976-1994; Who's Who South and Southwest, 1975-1994 edition; 100 Most Influential Richmonders (Surroundings Magazine, 1984, 1986); Jewish Federation Community Award, 1991. Baccalaureate Speaker, Commencement, College of William and Mary, 1997