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Reverend Father Konstantinos Douvakis

Father Konstantinos (Kosta) Douvikas was born November 21, 1960, in the village of Lykeia (a former municipality of Argolis, Peloponnese), Greece.

Fr. Kosta graduated the Ecclesiastical School of Tinos and the Education Academy of Tripolis where he also served as an Elementary School teacher.

Ordained as a Deacon in November 1982, Fr. Kosta was appointed to the Assumption of the Theotokos Church of Argos.

Ordained a priest in November 1983, he was transferred by Metropolitan Iakovos to the Cathedral of Nafplion, where he served as the Reverend Priest for 10 consecutive years.

At the same time, Fr. Kosta served at the Metropolis Offices at the Office of Divorces, at the “Treasury of Love” and writing the Minutes of the Metropolis Council. He served for many years as the Vicar of Asini-Nafplia, as well as at the Agriculture Prisons of Tirintha.

Fr. Kosta graduated from the Byzantine Music School and has served as the President of the Committee for Hearing and Judging of Chanters of the Metropolis.  He has been a member of the Metropolis Council for many years.

In 1989, at the invitation of His Eminence Metropolitan Anthony of San Francisco, Fr. Kosta moved to the United States and was assigned to Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Upland, California where he served as parish priest for seven years.  At Saint Spyridon, Fr. Kosta managed to develop and sustain the parish and contributed financially to the growth of the Church by investing in the purchase of real estate.

After his 2007 petition, His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco transferred Fr. Kosta to Saint Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church & Shrine in Covina, California where he served as parish priest for 14 years.

In September 2021, His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos transferred Fr. Kosta to Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church of Temecula as the new parish priest following the retirement of Fr. Andrew Lesko.

Fr. Kosta and his wife, Presvytera Kostantina (Dina) have seven children and two grandchildren.

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