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Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North
and South America|
April 1, 1959 - July 29, 1996
Ordained to the Priesthood in 1940
His Eminence Metropolitan Silas
Date of Election:
September 13, 1960
Date of Consecration: October 9, 1960
Fell Asleep in the Lord: December 12, 2000
His Grace, Bishop Silas of Amphipolis was elected as the first Bishop of the Diocese of New Jersey and in 1979, was elevated by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to Titular Metropolitan of New Jersey. His Excellency, Metropolitan Silas continued his service to the Diocese as its spiritual leader until his elevation by the Ecumenical Patriarchate as Metropolitan of Saranta Ekklesion and his retirement in 1996.
His Grace Bishop George of New Jersey
Consecration as Bishop of Komanon: June 13, 1998
Election as Bishop of New Jersey: March 13, 1999
Fell Asleep in the Lord: November 22, 1999