His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios has appointed Dino Pappas to be the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries of the Metropolis of Boston.  Dino, 26, is a 2004 graduate of Boston College where he earned a degree in Management, Finance and Economics.  He also studied at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology which on May 2008 awarded him the Master of Divinity Degree.  Dino succeeds Fr. Philippe Mousis who was assigned to the Saint Catherine Parish in Braintree.

            Dino Pappas said he looks forward to implementing the programs which have been instituted for this important ministry of the Metropolis.  Among his responsibilities are the JOY and GOYA retreats that take place throughout the year in various parts of the Metropolis.  He will also be responsible for the athletic ministry which includes an active basketball program for boys and girls, the campus ministry and the vacation church school program.    Dino will oversee the summer and winter camp programs working closely with Michael Sintros, the Director of the St. Methodios Faith & Heritage Center.  He is also looking forward to continuing the Project Mexico Program which affords high school graduates the opportunity to go to Mexico and construct a house for poor families.

            Dino is the son of the Rev. Angelo and Presbytera Mary Pappas of Portsmouth, NH.  He has a brother, Chris, who lives in New York and a sister, Penny who lives in Portsmouth, NH.