St Aidan's Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Silouan

His Eminence Metropolitan SILOUAN

Born: 21/08/1970 Lataquieh


  • 1989-1994: Mechanical Engineering Degree: Tishreen University, Lataquieh
  • 1995-2000: Degree in Theology, St. John of Damascus Institute, Balamand, Lebanon
  • 2000-2005: Master’s Degree in Theology, St. John of Damascus Institute, the University of Balamand, Lebanon
  • 2005-2010: Doctorate in theology, ethics and homiletics, the University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2005-2010)

Church Work

  • Archimandrite, priest, pastor and preacher in the parish of Lataquieh since 2000;
  • Chaplain to Metropolitan John Mansour (2010-2015)
  • Work in the Orthodox youth movement since his youth — appointed President of the Lataquieh Centre for the Orthodox Youth Movement (2001-2003)
  • Appointed by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East abbot of the Patriarchal Monastery of St. George Al Humaira;
  • The owner and developer of the website “Orthodox Lighthouse” since 2006

Fr. Silouan was ordained to the episcopate on Sunday 30th August 2015 at the Monastery of St. George, Al-Humraiyah in Syria.   He was later enthroned as Metropolitan on 27th February 2016 at the Cathedral Church of St George, London.