Apr 14, 2021
Welcome to episode 96, the countdown to episode 100 continues! In this episode, I have the honor of interviewing the Very Reverend Doctor Peter-Michael Preble.
Monsignor Preble received an Associates's and bachelor’s degree from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts. He received his seminary training at the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree, with a concentration in Pastoral Psychology from the American International University in Indiana. Monsignor Preble holds several certifications in trauma and stress including being a Diplomat with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.
Monsignor Preble was ordained Deacon and Priest in 2004 in the Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in the Americas and for 12 years served a Romanian Orthodox Parish in Southbridge, Massachusetts. In 2016 he was granted Ordained Ministerial Standing by the Pilgrim Association of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ. In 2019 he was incardinated priest into the Independent Old Catholic Church by Bishop Thomas Bryant and in 2020 was elevated to Monsignor with the rank of Protonotary Apostolic and created Vicar Forane of New England in the Diocese of the Eastern United States of the Independent Old Catholic Church.
Monsignor Preble is a Hospice Chaplain with the Brockton Visiting Nurses Association. He is a Military Chaplain with the Massachusetts Organized Militia, Fire Department Chaplain with the Quincy Massachusetts Fire Department, the Deputy Chief Chaplain with the Massachusetts Corps of Fire Chaplains, and National Chaplain for the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Monsignor Preble has served parishes in the Romanian Orthodox Church as well as 3 parishes as interim minister in the United Church of Christ.
Monsignor Preble is Married to Nicolette and has a daughter Oonagh. Monsignor Preble and his wife Nicky are living historians reenacting life in 18th and 19th century New England.
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