St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
of Boston, MA

Subdeacon Douglas Howdy, Sacristan / Property Manager

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Douglas Howard Howdy was born in Boston on November 25, 1952. He was baptized and grew up in St. George Church where his grandfather, Howard Howdy, was the sexton.  In 1986, Doug was employed by the parish to serve as the church sexton and custodian.  As the Property Manager his responsibilities include maintenance of the physical plant, supervision of the grounds and maintaining the inventory.  Additionally, Doug is responsible for our hall rentals and scheduling of parish related functions.  As an accomplished chef, Doug assists in the kitchen at most parish dinners. 

Douglas was ordained as a Sub-deacon by His Eminence Metropolitan Philip in 1996 and now serves as the church sacristan.  He also bakes the Holy Bread.  Sub-deacon Douglas serves on the Parish Council and is also a Church School teacher.  He is currently enrolled in the St. Stephens Course of Studies of the Antiochian Archdiocese.  His dedication and many talants are greatly appreciated by the community.

 

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church | V. Rev. Fr. Timothy Ferguson, Pastor
55 Emmonsdale Road P.O.Box 320164 | West Roxbury, MA 02132
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