Plenipotentiary Representative of the founder

Archbishop of Bodbe, Iakob (Iakobishvili) 

Plenipotentiary Representative of the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia at the St. Andrew the First-Called Georgian University










Bishop Iakob (secular name – Konstantine Iakobishvili) was born on 1st March, 1962, in Tbilisi, Georgia.

In 1979 graduated from Vladimir Komarov Tbilisi School of Physics and Mathematics and the same year he attended Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State Universiy, faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics.

November 5 - Angel's commemoration day

15th March of 2003 – Became a monk (Gergeti Trinity Church)

7th May of 2010 - Archimandrite Jacob of Stepantsminda and Khevi Diocese was appointed as Bishop and Chorbishop of Tsurtavi by The Holy Synod.

9th May of 2010 – Consecration as Bishop (Svetitskhoveli Cathedral)
21st December of 2010 – Jacob Bishop of Tsurtavi was appointed as the Bishop of Gardabani and Martkhopi

Serves as Bishop of Bodbe Since 2013 (April) 

9th July 2019 - Became Archbishop of Bodbe