Fr. James Karagas - Greek Orthodox Retired Clergy Association
Date & Place of Birth: June 10, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan
Parents Names: Emmanuel Dimitriou Karatzas and Christina Athanasiou Georgiou
Presvytera: Lucille Georgiou Eugenides
- Michael D. Karagas, M.D.
- George D. Karagas
- Victoria L. Karagas
- Demosthenes D. Karagas.
- We also have five grandchildren and five great grandchildren
- Greek Orthodox Theological School Holy Cross 1947-1952 (Licentia)
- University of Athens 1954-1955 (post Graduate studies-School of Theology)
- St. Mary's University of San Antonio 1965-1969 (MA, Roman Catholic Theology)
- Anunciation 1955-1958 in Cleveland, Ohio, as Fr. John G. Geranios' assistant and where ordained a Priest
- Saint Sophia 1958-1974 and 1977- 1981 in San Antonio, Texas, as Pastor
- Sts. Constantine and Helen 1974-1975 in Cleveland, Ohio, as Pastor
- Saint John The Baptist 1976-1977 in Clinton, Michigan, asked by Archbishop Iakovos to help start a new parish.
- Saint Nicholas and Saint John The Baptist 1981-1983 at Grand Junction and Craig, Colorado
- Saint John The Baptist 1983-1987 in Las Vegas, Nevada, as Pastor and where I retired in December 1987
- Served on San Antonio Council of Churches and Texas Council of Churches
- Also asked by Bishop Silas to represent the Archdiocese at a RC conference, along with Fr. Bob Stephanopoulos, in Shreveport, LA
- Have a Commercial Pilot License and flew to outlying areas in Texas to serve Divine Liturgy for communities without a priest
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