CLERGY


 

"Holy Fathers" (frescos by the hand of Iconographer Michael Alevizakis)

 
 

PASTOR


 

Reverend Father Daniel Meyer

Fr. Daniel is the priest and pastor of Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in West Chester, PA, and was assigned there under His Grace, Bishop Thomas in 2011. His undergraduate studies were in Social Work, and in 2011 he received a Master in Divinity with Honors from St. Tikhon’s Orthodoxy Theological Seminary (South Canaan, PA). His graduate thesis was entitled, Practicing the Remembrance of God with the Whole Man.

Fr. Daniel is a founder of Crown Them with Glory, a project toward educating the faithful in the Church's teachings on traditional marriage, family life, and sexuality. He also serves as a clergy advisor for Orthodox college student groups at West Chester University. Fr. Daniel teaches high school and middle school catechism and church history for St. Raphael School: an Orthodox Christian school for classical education.

Fr. Daniel is married to Presbytera Elizabeth, and together, they have six children.