Father Michael Kardamakis (1932-2008) comes from Crete. He studied Theology at the University of Athens and did postgraduate studies in Graz, Austria. He was awarded a Doctor of Theology at the School of Theology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He dedicated his life to the organization and upgrading of Church Education in our country. As an elder he served in Crete, Graz, Katerini, Lamia and Athens. He belongs to the chorus of great contemporary Orthodox theologians and is characterized as the theologian of freedom, exercise and beauty. His thoughtful writing work includes about twenty books.