Hierarchs of the Diocese

The Right Reverend Paul
Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest
1953-

Biography of His Grace, Bishop Paul

Consecration Date: December 27, 2014
Nameday: November 6


The Right Reverend Matthias
Retired Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest
1949-

Biography of His Grace, Bishop Matthias

Consecration Date: April 30, 2011
Nameday: August 9


The Ever-Memorable Job [Osacky]
Archbishop of Chicago and the Midwest
1946-2009

In Memoriam: Celebrating the memory of our beloved former Archpastor


The Ever-Memorable Boris [Geeza]
Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest
1923-2000

In Memoriam: The 15th Anniversary of the Repose of Bishop Boris


The Ever-Memorable John [Garklavs]
Archbishop of Chicago and Minneapolis
1957-1978

Biography of His Eminence, Archbishop John


The Ever-Memorable Dimitry [Magan]
Archbishop of Chicago and Minneapolis
1954-1956

Biography of His Eminence, Archbishop Dimitry


Below is a list of all Bishops of the Diocese of Chicago and Minneapolis (later Diocese of the Midwest).

Theophilus (Pashkovsky), Bishop of Chicago 1922-31 (later – Metropolitan of All America and Canada)

Alexis (Panteleev), Bishop of Chicago 1931-32

Paul (Gavrilov), Bishop of Chicago 1932-3

Leonty (Turkevich), Bishop (later Archbishop) of Chicago and Minneapolis 1933-50 (later – Metropolitan of All America and Canada)

Dionysius (Diachenko), Bishop of Chicago and Minneapolis 1950-4

Dimitry (Magan), Archbishop of Chicago and Minneapolis 1954-6

John (Garklavs), Archbishop of Chicago and Minneapolis 1957-78

Boris (Geeza), Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest 1978-88

Job (Osacky), Bishop (later Archbishop) of Chicago and the Midwest 1992-2009

Matthias (Moriak), Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest 2011-2013

Paul (Gassios), Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest 2014-present

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): 1924-6

Paul (Gavrilov): 1928-32

Jerome (Chernov): 1935-6; 1937-46

Arseny (Chahovtsev): 1936-7

John (Garklavs): 1949-57

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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