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REv. fr. Athanasios nenes

Parish Priest

Rev. Fr. Athanasios Nenes was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and grew up in Thessaloniki, Greece. Since May of 2006, he has served the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America within the Metropolis of Boston, as the Parish Priest at Assumption of the Virgin Mary parish, in Manchester, NH.

Prior to his assignment to Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Fr. Athanasios served for 12 years as a priest in the Metropolis of Neapolis and Stravoupolis in Thessaloniki, Greece. He is married with two children, Maria and Vasilis.

He attended classes at the Theological School of Belgrade "Saint Savas," and at the department of Social and Pastoral Theology at the Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki. He also holds a Masters of Divinity from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Class of 2009). 

He has been involved in music and choirs his entire life, and prior to his ordination, Fr. Athanasios studied double bass and music at the national Conservatoire of Thessaloniki.

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Rev. fr. nicholas mueller

Parish Ministries Assistant

Rev. Fr. Nicholas Mueller is a 2015 graduate of the Masters of Divinity program at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and from Roseville, CA. Growing up Fr. Nick served as an altar boy at St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church in Roseville, CA, and participated in GOYA and Sunday School. The loving formation he received at St. Anna's eventually guided him to enroll at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology after completing his undergraduate studies in English Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. 

Father Nicholas currently works at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Religious Education in addition to serving at Taxiarchae/Archangels Greek Orthodox Church in Watertown. He and his wife Dena live in Somerville, MA. Presb. Dena is pursuing her doctoral studies in English Literature at Harvard University.

Father Nicholas was ordained on July 25, 2017 on the Feast of the Dormition of St. Anna, at St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church in Roseville, CA by His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco.