Fr Stavros Ivanos was born in Canberra ACT, completing his primary and secondary school education there. In 2000 Fr Stavros moved to Sydney to pursue his long term dream of Theological studies.
Fr Stavros completed his degree in Theological Studies at St Andrews Theological College in Redfern Sydney. Soon after his graduation, Fr Stavros married Annette Tsigounis and was ordained to the diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos on the 14th May 2006.
Fr Stavros served three years as personal deacon to His Eminence before being ordained to the priesthood on the 26th October 2008. Fr Stavros served as assistant parish priest at St Euphemia Bankstown for two years prior to undertaking pastoral commitments at St Stephanos Parish Hurlstone Park.
Fr Stavros is a bi-lingual priest, fluent in both Greek and English and is very dedicated in serving the pastoral and spiritual needs of his parish and community.
Most recently, In November 2012, Fr Stavros and Presvytera Annette welcomed to the world their first child, Elizabeth.