Our Priest

Fr. Michael attended St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Seminary in South Canaan, PA. He was ordained to the priesthood on July, 7th, 2013 by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion (ROCOR) where he served as a supply priest for a year before moving to the St. Louis area to serve a parish there for two years. Fr. Michael Lillie was assigned to serve our parish as rector in March 2016. He also served in the US Air Force Reserves as an Orthodox Chaplain at Youngstown Air Reserve Station. He is available for pastoral visits, confession, and catechesis.

Fr. Michael’s wife’s name is Matushka Melanie and they have five children Dorothy, Viktoria, Isaac, Jacob, and Nina.