Demetri (Khoury)

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Demetri (born Matta Khoury), titular Bishop of Jableh, was an auxiliary bishop of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America from 1995 to 2003.

Taybeh-Ramallah, West Bank Region September 20, 1948, to the V.Rev. Ibrahim and Hanneh Khoury.

As of 2013 he was an auxiliary bishop of the Iglesia Católica Apostólica Ortodoxa De Antioquia México-Venezuela-Centroamérica-El Caribe in the Exarcado De El Caribe.


  • Our Lady of Balamand Monastery, Koura, Lebanon
  • St. John of Damascus Orthodox Theological Academy (Balamand) Koura, Lebanon
  • Hellenic College, Brookline, MA (1974—B.A. in Philosophy and Religion)
  • Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA (1978—M.Div.)

Ecclesiastical positions[edit]

  • Deacon, September 6, 1975
  • Priest, September 7, 1975
  • Archimandrite, 1981 by Metropolitan Philip
  • Bishop, March 12, 1995, by Patriarch Ignatius IV, in St. Mary Cathedral (Mother Cathedral of the Antiochian Patriarchate), Damascus, Syria
  • Pastor, St. George Church, Boston, MA
  • Pastor, St. Mary Church, Cambridge, MA
  • St. George Church, Allentown, PA
  • Dean, St. Nicholas Cathedral, Brooklyn, NY
  • Dean, St. George Cathedral, Coral Gables, FL
  • Bishop of Jableh (Syria); Auxiliary Bishop, Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America (1995-2003); assigned by Metropolitan Philip to Toledo, OH, Chancery.


  • A Cloud of Witnesses: Saints and Martyrs From the Holy Land
  • Prophetelogion


  • Gillquist, Peter E., "The Elevation of Demetri (Khoury) to the Holy Episcopacy" WORD MAGAZINE 39.5 (May 1995), 4-8.

External Links[edit]

Bishop Demetri's Personal Site