Rev. Robert Archon, Presiding Priest
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Brief Biography of Fr. Robert J. Archon
Robert Archon grew up in Flushing Queens, NY until the age of 15 when subsequent to his father’s retirement from the Navy moved to Fresno, CA. There he became a jeweler before preparing to study for the priesthood. Rev. Fr. Robert J. Archon graduated from Holy Cross School of Theology in 1986 and served as an Assistant Priest at St. Nicholas in Flushing, N.Y., then served the Annunciation Church in Elkins Park, PA., and finally at St. Mark in Boca Raton, FL. He currently is serving at St. Nicholas in Portsmouth, NH with his wife Caliope and their youngest daughter Erin who is attending Portsmouth High School. Their oldest daughter Nicole is currently attending the Florida State University in Boca Raton, FL majoring in Hospitality. Fr. Robert has completed a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at LaSalle University. He studied in Thessalonika Greece at the Balkans Institute. He has been asked to participate on the first IOCC Team to assist Bosnian refugees, led a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, accompanied the Archons to the Patriarchate (Istanbul, Turkey) upon the return of the sacred relics of SS. Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom from the Vatican. His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios has asked him to offer his leadership abilities in being the Keynote speaker for the Metropolis on Leadership Training. He serves as the Chaplain for both the Fire and Police Departments in Portsmouth, NH. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. doctoral studies in Organizational Leadership at Eastern University focusing on Non-for-Profit Organizations.