R. Christopher Moody Receives Metropolitan Methodios' Blessings Before he Leaves for Afghanistan
The Rev. Fr. Christopher Moody of Clinton, ME, a Greek Orthodox Military Chaplain who will leave for Afganistan in October, stopped to get the blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios prior to reporting to Fort Jackson, Columbia, SC for training. A member of the National Guard, Fr. Moody is a 2010 graduate of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Metropolitan Methodios ordained Fr. Moody to the Diaconate on October 11, 2009 at the Holy Trinity Church in Lewiston, ME, his home parish, and to the Holy Priesthood on Janaury 31, 2010 at the Sts. Constantine & Helen Church in Cambridge, MA. Prior to departing for South Caroline, Fr. Moody assisted Fr. Foustoukos at the St. Vasilios Parish in Peabody, MA for five months. Fr. Moody who has also served in Iraq for more than a year, will complete his training at Camp Atterbury, IN, before he leaves for Afghanistan. He and his wife, Victoria Angela, are the parents of Hannah, Michael, Sarah and Mary.