Our Episcopate

Saint George Orthodox Cathedral is a part of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, one of the three ethnic dioceses of the Orthodox Church of America. We are under the spiritual protection of Archbishop Nathanial (Popp). Our Metropolitan is Metropolitan Tikhon.

Metropolitan Tikhon

The Most Blessed Tikhon (Mollard)

Archbishop of Washington

Metropolitan of All America and Canada

Consecrated: February 14, 2004
Name day: October 9


Our Church belongs to the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, which is a diocese of the Orthodox Church in America, an autocephalous (self ruling) church lead by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon. 

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The Most Reverend Dr. Nathaniel (Popp)

Archbishop of Detroit and the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate

Consecrated: November 15, 1980
Name day: April 22

The Most Reverend Dr. Nathaniel (Popp) is the leader of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America. The headquarters of our episcopate are in Grass Lake, Michigan, USA. 

The Right Reverend Andrei (Hoarste) PhD

Bishop of Cleveland and Vicar Bishop of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate

Consecrated: February 1, 2020
Name day: November 30

The Right Reverend Andrei (Hoarste) is the vicar bishop of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America. The headquarters of our episcopate are in Grass Lake, Michigan, USA.