Fr. Joshua Pappas

Fr. Joshua, son of Fr. Harry and Presvytera Kerry Pappas, was raised in Minneapolis, MN and attended college in North Carolina at Davidson, where he studied religion and economics. After graduation, he worked for three years at Liberty Mutual in White Plains, NY, while continuing to discern a call to ministry. In 2011, he left Liberty Mutual and enrolled at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA.

In 2014, Fr. Joshua married Joanna Lialios, who hails from the northern suburbs of Chicago. They lived together at the seminary and in Thessaloniki, Greece (for 10 months), before being assigned to Archangel Michael Church in Port Washington, NY (Long Island) in 2016. Fr. Joshua was assigned to Holy Trinity in Grand Rapids, MI in 2019, where he continues to serve.

Fr. Joshua and Presvytera Joanna have two children, Aimilianie and Chrysostom.