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      The Chancellor of OMHKSEA was elected as Metropolitan of Singapore
      admin | November 3, 2011 |

      The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia with great
      joy announces that on November 3,2011 the Holy and Sacred Synod of the
      Ecumenical Patriarchate elected the Rev.Archimandrite fr.Konstantinos
      Tsilis, Chancellor of OMHKSEA, as Metropolitan of Singapore!

      The Episcopal ordination of the new Bishop will be held on November 21st
      at Panagia of Pera Church in Constantinople.

      BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

      Konstantinos,

      Elected Metropolitan of Singapore

      Archimandrite Konstantinos Tsilis was born in 1973 in Piraeus.

      He studied at the Higher Ecclesiastical Academy of Athens and the
      Department of Pastoral Theology of the School of Theology of Athens
      University. He has successfully completed seminars on a) journalism, b)
      elocution, c) the symbolism of the spoken and written word, d) filming
      and editing, in Greece and abroad, e) Dealing with those suffering
      psychological trauma following natural disasters, at the Eastern
      Mennonite University in the USA, on a US government bursary, f)
      traditional practical medicine, with an emphasis on first aid and
      malnourishment aid, in Thailand, g) teaching Greek as a second language,
      at the School of Philosophy of the University of Athens.

      As a layman, and for a period of fifteen years, he worked as a
      journalist for church and secular journals and newspapers, as a
      collaborator and producer of radio programs, and as a news editor for
      church and secular radio stations, including the stations of the Church
      of Piraeus, the Church of Greece, and the Radio Station of Art and the
      Word of the Municipality of Thessalonica. He is a regular contributor to
      the printed and electronic press.

      He served at the Holy Metropolis of Piraeus as a Sunday School teacher,
      on the staff of the summer camps, as a collaborator of the Youth
      Department, and as a representative at youth conferences.

      He was ordained Deacon by His Eminence Nikitas, Metropolitan of Hong
      Kong, on 25 January 2003, and Priest, by the same, on 26 January 2003.
      On 19 July 2003 he received the office of Archimandrite.

      From 1998, he regularly visited the missionary Metropolitanate of Hong
      Kong as a volunteer, while after his ordination, in 2003, he served at
      the Holy Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia as Vicar
      General, and from March 2005 until today, he served as Chancellor.

      Following the tsunami in South Eastern Asia, in December 2004, he
      organized programs of moral and material support for the victims of the
      disaster, the distribution of humanitarian aid, and the reconstruction
      of clinics and schools in Thailand and the Nias Islands off the coast of
      Sumatra, Indonesia.

      He has a good command of the written and spoken English language. He has
      some knowledge of Italian, French, and Hebrew. He also knows sign
      language and Braille.
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