The Most Holy Metropolitan of Vostra Timotheos (in the world Theodore) Margaritis, was born in Patra in 1951. He arrived in Jerusalem in 1967. Graduating from the Patriarchal School, he was tonsured Monk and was anointed Deacon in 1970.
In 1975 he was anointed Priest. He studied the Sacred Science at the Holy Theological Academy of Petroupolis from where he graduated in 1980 receiving the title “Kandidat” of Theology.