Hierarchs of the Diocese

Most Reverend PAUL
Archbishop of Chicago and the Midwest
2014 – Present

Biography of His Eminence, Archbishop PAUL

Consecration Date: December 27, 2014
Elevation to Archbishop: May 27, 2020
Nameday: November 6

 


Right Reverend MATTHIAS (Moriak), Retired
Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest 2011 – 2013
Biography of His Grace, Bishop MATTHIAS

Consecration Date: April 30, 2011
Nameday: August 9


Most Reverend JOB (Osacky)
Archbishop of Chicago and the Midwest 1992 – 2009
Consecration: January 29, 1983
Repose: December 18, 2009
In Memoriam: Celebrating the memory of our beloved former Archpastor


Right Reverend BORIS (Geeza)
Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest 1923 – 1988
Consecration:  November 11, 1978
Repose: December 30, 2000
In Memoriam: The 15th Anniversary of the Repose of Bishop BORIS


Most Reverend JOHN (Garklavs)
Archbishop of Chicago and Minneapolis 1957-1978
Consecration: 1943
Repose: April 11, 1982
Biography of His Eminence, Archbishop JOHN

Most Reverend DIMITRY (Magan)
Archbishop of Chicago and Minneapolis 1954-1956

 

 


Right Reverend DIONYSIUS (Diachenko)
Bishop of Chicago and Minneapolis 1950 – 1954


Most Blessed LEONTY (Turkevich)
Archbishop of Chicago and Minneapolis 1933 -1950
(later – Metropolitan of All America and Canada)
Consecration: 1933
Repose: May 14, 1965


Right Reverend PAUL (Gavrilov)
Bishop of Chicago 1932-1933


Right Reverend Alexis (Panteleev)
Bishop of Chicago 1931- 1932


Most Blessed THEOPHILUS (Pashkovsky)
Bishop of Chicago 1922 – 1931
(later – Metropolitan of All America and Canada)
Consecration: December 3, 1922
Repose: June 27, 1950


Additionally, on the territory of the current Diocese of the Midwest, the following occupied the see of Detroit (later of Detroit and Cleveland):

APOLLINARY (Koshevoy): 1924-1926
PAUL (Gavrilov): 1928-1932
JEROME (Chernov): 1935-196; 1937-1946
ARSENY (Chahovtsev): 1936-1937
JOHN (Garklavs): 1949-1957

With the transfer of Archbishop JOHN (Garklavs) to Chicago in 1957, the parishes previously under the Bishop of Detroit and Cleveland were transferred to the jurisdiction of the hierarch of Chicago and Minneapolis.

— Alexis Liberovsky, Archivist of the Orthodox Church in America

 
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