Tsarigradsko shose 9 km, 1186 Sofia

His High Reverence Archpriest Nikolay Georgiev (born in 1964 in Sofia).

He graduated from the Theological Academy of St. Kliment Ohridski (1984-1989). He was ordained a priest (Ierei) on November 12, 1989, by the Bishop of Leucadia Neophyte (then vicar of the Metropolitan of Sofia, now Bulgarian Patriarch).

He was honored with the ecclesiastic ranks of Protoierei* (1993), Economos (2017), Economos Staurophor (2020), successively.

Chairman of the church board of trustees of the church of St. Demetrios of Thessaloniki in the city of Sofia (1990-2004).

Chairman of the church board of trustees of St. Paraskeva Church in Sofia (2004-2006). Ephemerius in the Patriarchal Cathedral, the Stauropegial Church-Monument of St. Alexander Nevsky (2006-2009). Parish priest in the Bulgarian church St. George the Victory-Bearer in Toronto, Canada (2009-2011).

First confessor of the Sofia Central Prison (1992-1997).

Founder of the Chaplaincy Service in Bulgaria (1997).

Chief Chaplain of the prisons in the Republic of Bulgaria (1997-2002).

Member of the Commission on Pardons under the President of the Republic (1997-2002).

Founder and chairman of Prison Fellowship Bulgaria – Community for Restorative Justice (1994 – present).

Member of the Board of Prison Fellowship Canada (2009-2011).

Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia at Prison Fellowship International (2011-2014).

Director of the Building and Development Program at Prison Fellowship International (2015-2016).

Head of the Public Relations Department at the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church – Bulgarian Patriarchate (since 2017).

Chairman of the church board of trustees of the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Nedelya in Sofia (since 2020).

He is Priest of the Royal Family, and in charge of the duties of a spiritual mentor to King Boris III and Queen Giovanna Fund, and cares for the churches and chapels associated with the Dynasty since 2013.

Archpriest Nikolay Georgiev is married with two children.