John Sakellariou was born in 1982 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the first of two sons to the late Zaharias and Eleni (Boustalis) Sakellariou.
Upon his graduation from high school in 2000, John attended the University of Cincinnati where he completed his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Technology in 2006.
Soon after graduation, John was employed in the Information Technology division of the Kroger Corporation. In 2010, John left the Kroger Corporation in order to attend Holy Cross School of Theology. While in seminary and after graduation, John had the opportunity to work for the Archdiocese’s Department of Internet Ministries. In May of 2014, he completed his Masters of Divinity with Distinction at Holy Cross School of Theology.
Fr. John is married to Presvytera Pavlina and they are blessed with two sons, Zaharias and Constantine.