Clergy & Staff
/ Clergy & Staff

All of our volunteer Parish Priests are former active-duty veterans of the U.S. Marine Corps (Bishop John & Deacon Peter) and U.S. Air Force (Fr. Aleksy and Fr. Thomas)

Archbishop John, O.S.J.
Archbishop John, O.S.J.
Archbishop John, O.S.J.
Rev.Fr. Aleksy, O.S.A.
Rev.Fr. Aleksy, O.S.A.
Rev.Fr. Aleksy, O.S.A.
Fr. Thomas, O.S.A.
Fr. Thomas, O.S.A.
Fr. Thomas, O.S.A.
Deaconess Miriam, O.S.A
Deaconess Miriam, O.S.A
Deaconess Miriam, O.S.A
Dedicated to Deacon Peter, O.S.A. of Happy Memory
Dedicated to Deacon Peter, O.S.A. of Happy Memory
Dedicated to Deacon Peter, O.S.A. of Happy Memory
History Of Our All Volunteer Major Clergy Staff

November 17th, 1991: Archbishop Metropolitan Dr. Mar Mikhael, O.S.J, ordained presbyter John, O.S.A. (nee: John I. Frederick Sr.) as a priest in our Eastern Catholic Church of the East, Jurisdiction and Tradition. Fr. John than established and founded in Hawaii, with the permission of His Archbishop Dr. Mar Mikhael, our first Autocephalous Eastern Catholic Orthodox Church of the East (Chaldean-Syrian Rite) Parish, Saint Michael the Archangel in 1991

In 1997: Archbishop Metropolitan Dr. Mar Mikhael, ordained presbyter Fr. Aleksy O.S.A (nee: Alexander Santos) as a priest in our Jurisdiction and Tradition. In 2021 Bishop John, O.S.A. elevated Fr. Aleksy, *O.S.A. (*Order of St. Anthony) to the Chor-episcopus position.

In 2013: Archbishop Metropolitan Dr. Mar Mikhael, O.S.J., along with Bishop Josef, O.S.A., of the Philippines ordained Chore-episcopus Fr. John, O.S.J. a Vicar Bishop in our Jurisdiction and Tradition.

In 2014: Bishop Mar John, *O.S.J. (*Order of St. John) Ordained brother Peter, (nee: Rodney Reyes) a Deacon in our jurisdiction. Deacon Peter, O.S.A., went to sleep permanently in 2022.

In 2020: His Beatitude (in our tradition) Archbishop Dr. Mar Mikhael, O.S. J., of Happy Memory expectantly went to sleep permanently (died) of Covid. In 2021, Bishop John than contacted Archbishop Michael Kirkland of the Orthodox Church of America, Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church. (OCA-UAOC) and asked His Eminence, Archbishop Michael Kirkland, if he would receive our Tradition and Jurisdiction into the OCA-UAOC. With-in a couple of months we were officially received into the OCA-UAOC, as an American Province, Archeparchy of Hawaii. Archbishop John is an active member along with the other 44 Canonical Hierarches of the OCA, Holy Synod, and an active member Standing Episcopal Conference (SEC) of the Orthodox Bishops of our OCA Blessed Jurisdiction.  Canonical Hierarchy, His All-Holiness +Bartholomeus I 

In 2021: Bishop John then elevated Fr. Aleksy to the Chore-episcopus and ordained Sister Miriam (nee: Mrs. Diane Romley) to the Deaconess position in our OCA-UAOC. Her name and title will be Deaconess Miriam, O.S.A.

In 2022: Bishop John, O.S.J. ordained Fr. Thomas, O.S.A., (nee: Roho Herrera) a priest in our tradition and Jurisdiction. Fr. Thomas continues to study advanced studies of the Holy Priesthood in our Church.

NOTE: All of our ordained clergy above, had to complete seminary training in our traditions. 

St. Michael the Archangel Parish
94-529 Ukee St.
Waipahu, HI 96797


St. Michael the Archangel Parish
94-529 Ukee St., Waipahu, HI 96797
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