Deacon Seraphim Chemodakov (class of 2002)
ordained to Priesthood at Holy Trinity Monastery
On the Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ, 2005, His Grace, Bishop Gabriel of Manhattan, ordained Deacon Seraphim Chemodakov (class of 2002) to the Priesthood at Holy Trinity Monastery. The newly-ordained Fr. Seraphim is the son of Archpriest Nikita Chemodakov, an alumnus of Holy Trinity Seminary (class of 1976) and Rector of St. Nicholas Church in Fairfield, NSW, Australia, and the nephew of His Grace, Bishop Gabriel of Manhattan, himself an alumnus (class of 1984) and former instructor. Fr. Seraphim, who also holds a degree in Applied Science from the University of Western Sydney, will move with his family to Lakewood, NJ, to serve as an assistant priest at the St. Alexander Nevsky Church.