New York and all North America


en His Eminence the Most Reverend Metropolitan Joseph

Born in Damascus, Syria, in 1950, He completed his basic schooling at the St. John of Damascus and al-Alliyeh schools in Damascus and then at Our Lady of Balamand Monastery in Koura, Lebanon. He completed his undergraduate studies at Lebanese University in Beirut and then earned his Master of Theology (M.Th.) with special studies in music and languages from Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from St. Tikhon Seminary in South Canaan, Pennsylvania, in May, 2010.

Patriarch Ignatius IV of Blessed Memory ordained His Eminence as a deacon in November, 1976, and priest in 1980. As priest, Fr. Joseph served as dean of St. Mary Cathedral in Damascus and as overseer of Holy Cross Church and other parishes in the suburbs of Damascus. He served as superintendent of the secondary school in Damascus from 1980 until 1983. Father Joseph then went abroad to pastor the Antiochian Orthodox Church in London, England from 1983 to 1986, and then the Antiochian Orthodox Church in Cyprus from 1986 until 1991, when he was elected as bishop.
His Eminence has been elected Metropolitan of New York and All North America by the Holy Synod of Antioch in its extraordinary session at Balamand, Lebanon, as a successor of His Eminence Philip Saliba of eternal memory.

The Archdiocese:
Its Center: New Jersey
Tel: 001 201 871 1355 /6
Fax: 001 201 871 7954


Address:
The Most Reverend Metropolitan JOSEPH
Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America
358 Mountain Road, PO Box 5238 
Englewood, NJ 07631‐5238 
U.S.A.

E-mail:
 [email protected]

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For more information, kindly refer to the official website of the Archdiocese:  www.antiochian.org


Auxiliary Bishops:

The Right Reverend Bishop ANTOUN Khoury
Auxiliary Bishop ‐ Miami and the Southeast
1012 N Ocean Blvd. Apt. 1502, Pompano Beach, FL 33062‐4060
Phone: +1 (954) 942‐2361 
Mobile : +1 (201) 463‐9111 
E-mail: [email protected]



The Right Reverend Bishop BASIL Essey
Auxiliary Bishop ‐ Wichita and the Mid‐America
Wichita Chancery
1559 N Woodlawn St., Wichita, KS 67208‐2429
Phone: +1 (316) 687‐3169 
Fax : +1 (316) 636‐5628  
E-mail: [email protected]



The Right Reverend Bishop THOMAS Joseph
Auxiliary Bishop – Charleston, Oakland and the Mid‐Atlantic
Lucum Tenens – Toledo and the Midwest
Charleston WV Chancery
4407 Kanawha Ave., SE, Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: +1 (724) 787‐9832 Mobile 
Fax : +1 (304) 346‐0146 (St. George Cathedral)
E-mail: [email protected]


The Right Reverend Bishop ALEXANDER
Auxiliary Bishop – Ottawa, Eastern Canada and Upstate New York
Ottawa Chancery
10820 Rue Laverdure, Montreal, QC H3L 2L9 CANADA
Phone: +1 (514) 388‐4344 
Fax : +1 (514) 388‐4051 
E-mail: [email protected]


The Right Reverend Bishop JOHN Abdullah
Auxiliary Bishop –Worcester and New England
Worcester Chancery
2 Lydias Path, Westborough, MA 01581‐1841
Phone: +1  (724) 518‐5788 
E-mail: [email protected]


The Right Reverend Bishop ANTHONY Michael
Auxiliary Bishop –Toledo and the Midwest
Send all mail: 5315 Sorrento Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46845‐8886
Toledo Chancery
2656 Pemberton Dr, Toledo, OH 43606‐2903
Phone: +1 (260) 615‐8777 
E-mail: [email protected]


The Right Reverend Bishop NICHOLAS Ozone
Auxiliary Bishop – Brooklyn and Resident Assistant to the Metropolitan
358 Mountain Road, PO Box 5238, Englewood, NJ 07631‐5238
Phone: +1 (201) 871‐1355
E-mail: [email protected]


The Right Reverend Bishop DEMETRI Khoury – Retired
11241 SW 145 Ave., Miami, FL 33186
Phone: +1 (305) 382-2101 
Mobile : +1 (305) 505-1314 Mobile 
Fax: +1 (305)503-6751 
E-mail: [email protected]     
Website: www.almoutran.com