Rev. Fr. Tadeos Barseghyan
St. Sahag Armenian Church
Rev. Fr. Tadeos Barseghyan was born on September 13, 1984, in Etchmiadzin, Armenia.
He graduated from the Gevorkian Theological Seminary of Holy Etchmiadzin in 2007, and was ordained to the holy priesthood on July 19, 2009, by Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America.
He has worked at the Inter-Church Department at Holy Etchmiadzin, and served as the military chaplain for the Air Force Academy in Yerevan, Armenia. Following his ordination in 2009, he was assigned to serve as the assistant pastor of St. Stepanos Church in Abovyan, Armenia.
At the invitation of Archbishop Barsamian, Fr. Tadeos arrived in the United States in January 2011. He completed his pastoral internship with the Very Rev. Fr. Aren Jebejian, then-pastor of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church of Chicago, IL. In addition, he studied at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago.
On November 1, 2012, Fr. Tadeos was assigned as the pastor of St. Sahag Church of St. Paul, MN. Fr. Tadeos is married to Yn. Gayane, and they have a son, Khachadour, and a daughter, Lucy.