St. Paraskevi Orthodox Monastery, Washington, TX
Archimandrite Demetrios is the Chaplain of the Monastery of Saint Paraskevi in Washington, Texas. He has been a priest since 1974 and a regular speaker across the United States and Canada on spiritual matters for the past 25 years. He served as chaplain of the Nativity of the Theotokos Monastery in Saxonburg, PA from 1994-2016. Before being tonsured a monk and elevated to Archimandrite in July 2010, Fr. Demetri was married with four children and now has 20 grandchildren. He has Bachelors and Masters degrees in civil engineering from George Tech. University and a Master of Divinity from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Theological School. He also served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force from 1967-71.