Father Eusebius A. Stephanou
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Archimandrite Father Eusebius A. Stephanou, Th.D., the son and grandson of priests, born in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, was ordained to the priesthood of the Orthodox Church in Greece upon completion of his studies at the University of Athens. He was also a graduate of the University of Michigan, the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary, and the General Theological Seminary, New York, N.Y. He is survived by his sister Anna Kourtesis of Detroit, Michigan.
In addition to holding a number of pastorates, Father Eusebius taught systematic Theology for a period of six years, as professor and sub dean, in his alma mater, the Holy Cross Seminary, Brookline, Massachusetts. He later joined the faculty of the University of Notre Dame as associate professor in the department of theology.
In 1968, while pastoring the Holy Trinity Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana, he embarked on a Renewal Outreach with the publication of the monthly The Logos, presently a newsletter renamed Orthodox Evangelist.
A time of visitation will be held Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 6:00 to 6:30 P.M. at Saints Markella and Demetrois Greek Orthodox Church, 104 Bryn Mawr Boulevard, Mary Esther, Florida 32569, with a Trisagion Service to follow at 6:30 P.M. A reception will follow services. An Orthros Service will be held Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. with the Devine Liturgy at 10:00 A.M. with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:30 A.M. interment will follow at Destin Memorial Cemetery. Expressions of love and sympathy can be viewed or submitted online@www.mclaughlinmortuary.com">online@www.mclaughlinmortuary.com">online@www.mclaughlinmortuary.com">online@www.mclaughlinmortuary.com.
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Published in Northwest Florida Daily News on May 26, 2016.
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June 8, 2016
Father Eusebius was a man with a mission to renew the Orthodox Church. He was a devout man, who really loved the Lord. He touched the lives of so many. May his memory be eternal
Jim Vanides
June 5, 2016
My Uncle and spiritual mentor. You will be truly missed. You touched so many lives and ministered to so many people around the world. I love and miss you. You are in heaven with the Lord where you wanted to be. Memory be eternal
Athena Kourtesis
June 2, 2016
+Memory Eternal!
Jason Schneider
June 1, 2016
I will truly miss him. Wonderful man. I was truly blessed to meet him.
May 31, 2016
Fr. Eusebius was indeed a voice crying in the wilderness. May his memory be eternal.
Bryan Hartman
May 30, 2016
Memory be eternal to my Uncle, My Spriritual Father and Mentor. I will Miss Him. He touched so many and accomplished so much.
Alex & Irene, Kosta, Anna Kourtesis
May 29, 2016
Memory eternal
Greg Vamvakerides
May 28, 2016
He was a man of God. He was a blessing and a a good brother in Christ. Now he is with the Lord and all the saints in heaven looking over us. Amen
George Palivos
May 27, 2016
Memory eternal to a great and devout Orthodox Priest.Fr.Eusebius helped my mother and I through some dark times and was always in his prayers.God bless Fr.Eusebius for always being a Rock for Christ Jesus and the Orthodox Church.
Michael Adair/ Judie McCall
May 26, 2016
Such a joy to be around him. He made me want to love Jesus as much as he did. I have never met a more Godly man. I will miss him. I am so happy he is finally with his Savior.
Janet Wendt
May 26, 2016
Memory eternal beloved Father Eusebius. Thank you for the love and spiritual guidance you have shown our family for 48 years. You will be missed dear Father. We love you.
John and Idalia Kaniaris, Melissa, Stephanie, Eleni and there family.
John and Dali Kaniaris
May 26, 2016
Father Stephanou was a great encourager of my faith. A man that truly loved his Savior. Praying for the family.
Regen Miller
May 26, 2016
May his memory be eternal.
Mary Gardner
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