Angelo Niqula Hired as New Pastoral Assistant
We are pleased to welcome Sub-Deacon Angelo Niqula to St. George parish as our new Pastoral Assistant. Angelo is a Chicago native and member of St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church in Palos Heights, Illinois. He graduated in May 2019 with a Master of Divinity degree from St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in New York. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from the University of Illinois. Angelo has experience in hospital chaplaincy, youth and young adult ministry, including Orthodox Christian Fellowship, religious education coordination and teaching, Orthodox camping program at Camp St. Raphael, Orthodox mission and evangelism council member, and an extensive background in Liturgical music. He is also proficient in Arabic, Russian and Greek. Angelo is newly married to Evangelia [Lia] Pagones also of Chicago. Angelo and Lia will arrive in Boston on Wednesday, 21 August and they will be living at the married student housing at Holy Cross Seminary in Brookline. His first Sunday with us will be on 25 August and an ‘official welcome’ coffee hour is planned for Sunday, September 8th, coinciding with the start of our Church School year. Please join us in welcoming Angelo and Lia to St. George Parish.