New York and all North America

en His Eminence the Most Reverend Metropolitan Joseph

Born in Damascus, Syria, in 1950, He completed his basic schooling at the St. John of Damascus and al-Alliyeh schools in Damascus and then at Our Lady of Balamand Monastery in Koura, Lebanon. He completed his undergraduate studies at Lebanese University in Beirut and then earned his Master of Theology (M.Th.) with special studies in music and languages from Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from St. Tikhon Seminary in South Canaan, Pennsylvania, in May, 2010.

Patriarch Ignatius IV of Blessed Memory ordained His Eminence as a deacon in November, 1976, and priest in 1980. As priest, Fr. Joseph served as dean of St. Mary Cathedral in Damascus and as overseer of Holy Cross Church and other parishes in the suburbs of Damascus. He served as superintendent of the secondary school in Damascus from 1980 until 1983. Father Joseph then went abroad to pastor the Antiochian Orthodox Church in London, England from 1983 to 1986, and then the Antiochian Orthodox Church in Cyprus from 1986 until 1991, when he was elected as bishop.
His Eminence has been elected Metropolitan of New York and All North America by the Holy Synod of Antioch in its extraordinary session at Balamand, Lebanon, as a successor of His Eminence Philip Saliba of eternal memory.


The Archdiocese:
Its Center: New Jersey
Tel: 001 201 871 1355 /6
Fax: 001 201 871 7954


The Most Reverend Metropolitan JOSEPH
Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America

358 Mountain Road

Englewood, NJ 07631

[email protected] 

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America



Auxiliary Bishops:

The Right Reverend Bishop BASIL (Essey)
Auxiliary Bishop ‐ Wichita and the Mid‐America
1559 N Woodlawn St, Wichita, KS 67208-2429

Phone: +1 (316) 687‐3169 
     Fax : +1 (316) 636‐5628  

E-mail: [email protected]


The Right Reverend Bishop THOMAS (Joseph)
Auxiliary Bishop – Charleston, Oakland and the Mid‐Atlantic
4407 Kanawha Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304-1734
Mobile: (724) 787-9832
Fax: +1 (304) 346‐0146 (St. George Cathedral)
E-mail: [email protected]


The Right Reverend Bishop ALEXANDER (Mufarrij)
Auxiliary Bishop – Ottawa, Eastern Canada and Upstate New York
10820 Rue Laverdure, Montreal, QC H3L 2L9, Canada
Phone: +1 (514) 388‐4344 
Fax: +1 (514) 388‐4051 
E-mail: [email protected]

The Right Reverend Bishop JOHN (Abdalah)
Auxiliary Bishop ‐ Worcester and New England
2 Lydias Path, Westborough, MA 01581-1841
Mobile: +1 (724) 518-5788
E-mail: [email protected]    

The Right Reverend Bishop ANTHONY (Michaels)
Auxiliary Bishop –Toledo and the Midwest
5549 Ginger Tree, Toledo, OH 43623
Phone: +1 (260) 615‐8777 
E-mail: [email protected]

The Right Reverend Bishop NICHOLAS (Ozone)
Auxiliary Bishop ‐ Miami and the Southeast
500 Stonemont Lane, Weston, FL 33326-3506
Phone: +1 (954) 804-2563
E-mail: [email protected]

صاحب السيادة الأسقف ديمتري (خوري) الجزيل الاحترام
The Right Reverend Bishop DEMETRI (Khoury) – Retired
78640 Autumn Ln, Palm Desert, CA 92211-1419
Mobile: +1 (305) 505-1313
E-mail[email protected]