By the Grace of God and through the laying of hands by H.E. Metropolitan Basilios, cordially we invite you to prayerfully participate in the ordination of Shadi Hanna to the rank of the Holy Diaconate.

On the feast day of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Saturday, August 6, 2022, at St Nicholas Church, East Melbourne.
Matins from 9.00 am followed by the Divine Liturgy and the Holy Ordination.

We ask you to keep the new deacon and his family in your prayers.

His is worthy! Moustahik! Axios!

In 2021 Mr Shadi completed a graduate certificate in Arts (Theological Studies) from St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College and commenced Master of Theological Studies in 2022.

He is a long-standing active member of St Nicholas parish in East Melbourne, active involvement in parish life as a member of the choir, the Parish Council, and the leadership of the Youths Group. Currently a member of the Archdiocese’s Board of Trustees.

At a professional level, he is a member of the Executive Team at an inner Melbourne Local Government Authority. Has diverse senior management and leadership experience across the aged care, health, and community services sectors. Holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Graduate Diploma of Health Services Management and Master of Business Administration.

Married and father of two teenage daughters.