Fr. Stephen Bithos
Fr. Steve was born in San Francisco, CA to Fr. Constantine & Presvytera Vee Bithos
Married to Presvytera Pearlann; they have two daughters, Angeline and Kathryn (John) Schieber and have a granddaughter, Cecilia
Fr. Steve lived in California, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Illinois growing up, spending many of his formative years here in the St. Nicholas Community. and time in Greece as an adult. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (1983).
Fr. Steve began his ministry at St. Nicholas on March 8th, 2020. Prior to this, he has served the communities of:
- St. Demetrios-Chicago (1984-87)
- St. Iakovos-Valparaiso
- Indiana (1987-1992)
- All Saints-Joliet, IL (1992-2020)
Fr Steve was elevated to Protopresbyter by His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael on June 3, 2018. Fr. Steve currently serves as the Chicago Clergy Syndesmos President and is a member of the Metropolis Council and Archdiocese Presbyters Council.