Fr. Antonios Pinakoulas was born in 1952 in Argyri Karditsa. Since 1964 he lives in Athens, where he studied law and theology. For fifteen years he worked as a bank employee. In 1983 he was ordained a deacon and in 1984 an elder. He is vicar of the Holy Church of Agios Panteleimonos of Chalandrio. He published articles and books of liturgical and pastoral content, as well as concerning the modern Greek ideology.