Our Parish Priest

Rev. Fr. Zachariah (Diju) Skariah

Name: Rev. Fr. Zachariah Diju Skariah
Cleric Order: Kashisho – Priest
Ordination Date: October 29, 2011

Current Appointments:

  • Clergy Representative, Diocesan Council (Feb. 2017 – present)
  • Diocesan Director, Sunday School Association (Oct. 2012 – present)
  • Vicar, St. Gregorios Orthodox Church of Kansas City (Nov. 2011 – present)

Education:

  • Master of Social Work – University of Kansas
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Liturgical Studies – Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam (Kerala, India)
  • Master of Divinity – St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (Pennsylvania)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry & Leadership, Psychology & Theology – Trinity Christian College (Chicago)

Certifications:

  • LMSW – Licensed Master of Social Work (Kansas)

Family:

  • Spouse:  Shirley
  • Children:  Arianna & Seraphina