Rev. Fr. Nektarios Najjar was born and raised in Lebanon.
He Graduated from the St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology at the University of Balamand, Lebanon, in 2012.
Fr. Nektarios is married to Kh. Miray since 2013. They have 2 children: Agapy and Maximos.
While working for the Faculty of theology in Balamand, Fr. Nektarios was ordained to the Holy Diaconate (2014) by His Eminence Metropolitan GEORGE Khodr of Mount Lebanon.
In June 2015, he was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by His Eminence Metropolitan JOSEPH and assigned to the Cathedral as an Assistant Pastor in August 2015.
Fr. Nektarios was appointed Pastor and Dean of the Cathedral on December 1, 2019.
Fr. Nektarios is fluent in Arabic and English; and can read and communicate in French and Greek.