GOARCH - January 23, 1998

Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis Appointed
National Commander of the Order of St. Andrew

New York, NY - Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis has been appointed by His Eminence Archbishop Spyridon as National Commander of the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle for a two year term, effective January 22, 1998. He succeeds Dr. Chris Philip, a dedicated member of the Order of St. Andrew for over 20 years, who has served as National Commander since 1989, following the retirement of the late Dr. Anthony G. Borden, the father-in-law of Dr. Limberakis.

Dr. Limberakis was invested as Archon Aktouarios of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in 1987 and has served on its National Council since 1989 and subsequently as National Secretary.

He chaired the Archon Patriarchal Concert for Peace featuring Nana Mouskouri during the Fall visit of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

His Eminence Archbishop Spyridon, in exhorting Dr. Limberakis to carry out his responsibilities with dignity and honor said: "As defenders of the faith the Archons have the special obligation to proclaim loudly to all the world the 2,000 year- old tradition of the Great Church of Christ, the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. It is the special call of the Church to all Archons to live a life pleasing to God, in constant vigilance, in order to defend and protect the See of Saint Andrew in Constantinople."

President of Bustleton Radiology Associates, Ltd., a multi-modality radiology practice in metropolitan Philadelphia, Dr. Limberakis is the son of the Rev. and Mrs. John Limberakis and is married to Dr. Maria Borden Limberakis, a family practitioner in Philadelphia, PA. They have three young children.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Limberakis is a member of the Parish Council of St. Sophia Church, Valley Forge, PA. He has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Hellenic College/Holy Cross School of Theology and chaired the trustee development committee.

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