His Eminence, Archbishop ALEXANDER

Bishop of Toledo and the Bulgarian Diocese

His Eminence was consecrated bishop of Toledo in 2012 by the Synod of the Orthodox Church in America. He is a graduate of St. Vladimir's Seminary (M. Div.) and Oxford University (D. Phil). His life and work was greatly affected by Elder Aimilianos of Simonos Petros, whose monastery he received tonsure in 1986. His Eminence is author of several books including Mystagogy (Cistercian Press) and numerous articles. He taught Patristics at Marquette University from 1989 to 2012. He now resides in Toledo.

 Our Dear Bishop offering the homily at his enthronement

Our Dear Bishop offering the homily at his enthronement

Rev. Mikel Hill

Priest and Acting Rector

Rev. Mikel Hill was assigned to serve at St. Nikolai's in June of 2017. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University (B.M.A) and St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary (M. Div.). Rev. Mikel has participated in several professional recording projects including a world-premier recording of the music of Pavel Chesnokov (Reference Records) and is a member of the professional chamber choir of St. Tikhon's Monastery. He is the father of four lovely daughters: Anna, Sophy, Katya and Cosette. They live in Louisville.

 Fr Mikel with Presbytera Rachel; Anna, Sophy, Katya, Isabelle, and Issac

Fr Mikel with Presbytera Rachel; Anna, Sophy, Katya, Isabelle, and Issac