June 12, 2016 by J.Lailey

June 10, 2016

To all the members of St George Church, His Holy Eminence Sotirios of Toronto sent our Board a notification letter dated June 6th that Father. John S. Kaoukakis will be transferred to a new Parish Effective July 31 2016 His new Replacement will be Fr. Charalambos Tzintis of Montreal, who will be starting in Edmonton Effective August 1, 2016.

Father Charalambos Tzintis is 45 years old married with two young children and is at present head of Archangels Church in Montreal. We would like to take this time to thank Father John Kaoukakis for all of his help and guidance over the last 13 years and would like to wish him and his family all the success in the future. The board will be having an informal Meet and Greet event at the Church with Father Charalambos and his family, Refreshments and snacks will be provided. The date will be communicated to all members once our President and Father Charalambos have had an opportunity to meet. We have also attached the letter we received from the Metropolis informing our board of their decision.

President Gus Dromparis and the Board of Directors of St Georges Greek Orthodox Community of Edmonton and District


Metropolis letter below:

6 Ιουνίου 2016
Rev. Father, Hon. President
and Est. Members of the Board of Directors
St. George G. O. Community
10831, 124th Street
Edmonton, Alta
T52 1455
Αγαπητοί εν Κυρίω,
Η χάρη του Κυρίου μας Ιησού Χριστού, η αγάπη του Θεού Πατέρα και η κοινωνία
του Αγ. Πνεύματος να είναι πάντα μαζί σας.
Η υπηρεσία του Ιερατικώς σας Προϊσταμένου, π. Ιωάννη Καουκάκη, στην Κοινότητά
σας, λήγει την 31η Ιουλίου και παρακαλώ να τον τιμήσετε καθώς πρέπει.
Νέος Ιερατικώς Προϊστάμενος της αγαπητής σας Κοινότητας από 1ης Αυγούστου
2016, διορίζεται ο π. Χαράλαμπος Τζίντης, σύμφωνα με το Ομοιόμορφο Καταστατικό
Κοινοτήτων της Ιεράς Μητρόπολης Τορόντο (Καναδά). Παρακαλώ να τον δεχθείτε με
τιμή και να συνεργασθείτε με αγάπη για την πρόοδο της Κοινότητάς σας. Εύχομαι
καλή επιτυχία σε όλα.
Με πατρική αγάπη και θερμές ευχές εν Χριστώ Αναστάντι