Fr. Richard Andrews is pastor/priest
of St. George Greek Orthodox Christian Church in St. Paul, MN
(since 1999) and a volunteer chaplain with the St. Paul Police
Department (since 2006). He is a graduate of University of Minnesota
(Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration &
Marketing 1988) Minneapolis, MN and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox
School of Theology (Masters of Divinity 1994) Boston, MA. He
is Doctoral candidate (Marriage & Family Therapy) at Argosy
University. Fr. Rick previously served Holy Apostles GOC in
Chicago, IL (1995-97) and Dormition GOC in Racine, WI (1997-99).
Fr. George Dokos is pastor/priest
of St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis (since
2014). He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy fis
pastor/priest of St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis
(since 2014). He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy
from the University of Minnesota (1995), a Masters of Divinity
from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (1999) and
a PhD from the University of Thessaloniki (2010). He is married
to Presvytera Christa and they have four children. Fr. George
was ordained to Holy Diaconate (12-9-2001) and Holy Priesthood
(4-28-2002) by Metropolitan Isaiah of Denver. He served Holy
Trinity GOC in Dallas, TX (2001-04), Transfiguration GOC in
Sioux Falls, SD (2007-08), and Sts. Peter & Paul GOC in
Boulder, CO (2008-14).
Fr. Jason Houck serves as the Associate
Pastor at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church (since Feb.2015).
He graduated from the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities)
with Bachelor’s Degree in Finance (1999). He is a graduate
of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Masters of
Divinity with highest distinction 2005), He served a youth director
at St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church in Charlotte, NC (2005-2007).
He earned a Masters of Theology (Th.M) in Biblical Studies and
New Testament at Boston College (2012). After ordination to
the priesthood, he served Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox
Church, of Washington, D.C. (2012 – 2015). He and his
wife, Alexandra (also a Holy Cross graduate, 2007) have three
children: Paul, Lydia and Silas.
Fr. Thomas Begley is priest/pastor
of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in West St. Paul, MN
and Dean of the Midwest Deanery of the Diocese of Toledo, of
the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese. He is a graduate of Hope
College in Holland, MI, (BA 1974) and Oral Robets Seminary,
(MDiv. 1984). He attended St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary,
Crestwood, NY (1983-84).
Deacon Paul Gavrilyuk serves at the
Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (OCA) in St Paul. He holds a Ph.D.
in the History of Christianity from Southern Methodist University
(2001) and a B. S. in Theoretical Physics from the Moscow Institute
of Physics and Technology (1993). He is Associate Professor
of Historical Theology at the University of St Thomas specializing
in Early Church History and Modern Russian Theology. His books
include The Suffering of the Impassible God: The Dialectics
of Patristic Thought (Oxford, 2004) and A History of the Catechumenate
in the Early Church (Cerf, 2008; in French; Russian edn. 2001).
Deacon Jason Ketz serves at St Mary's
Orthodox Cathedral (OCA) in Northeast Minneapolis. He holds
a B.S. in Microbiology from Arizona State University (2003),
and a Master of Divinity from St. Vladimir's Seminary (2012).
A long-time resident of Fridley, MN, Dcn Jason is currently
employed in the quality department at a local medical device
company, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Biomedical Engineering
at the University of Minnesota..
Fr. Paul Paris is priest/pastor of
St. Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis. He is a graduate
of Hellenic College 1988, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of
Theology (M.Div. 1991) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
(MA Youth Ministry 1992) Boston, MA. Fr. Paul served as Youth
Director of the Diocese of San Francisco (1992-95), associate
priest of St. Sophia Cathedral, Los Angeles CA (1995-2002) and
priest/pastor of St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, Santa Barbara
Fr. Christopher Maciolek graduated
from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, MN (BA Orthodox
Christianity, 2006) and St. Tikhon’s Seminary in South
Canaan, Pennsylvania (Masters of Divinity, 2010). He is currently
attached to St. Herman’s Orthodox Church in Minneapolis
and serves Three Holy Hierarchs Orthodox Mission in Northfield,
Fr Andrew Morbey is Dean of St Mary's
Orthodox Cathedral in northeast Minneapolis. His degrees are
in English (BA, MA, and PhD course work; Carleton University
and University of Ottawa) and Theology (MDiv, ThM, and PhD course
work; St Vladimir's Seminary, Union Theological Seminary in
Virginia, and at the University of Birmingham, UK). He taught
various subjects in Theology at the University of St Paul in
Ottawa, Canada 1998 - 2003 prior to moving to Minneapolis.
Fr. Jonathan Proctor has been priest/pastor
of Holy Trinity Orthodox Christian Church in Saint Paul since
1990. He grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was baptized
as an adult, and spent three years living in Athens, Greece,
where he taught English. He is a graduate of the University
of the Witwatersrand (BA) and St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary
(MDiv 1990), New York, NY, and studied theology at the University
of Athens, Greece. His wife Vera grew up in a Serbian priest
family in Chicago, and they have two children.
Fr. Paul Hodge is an Archpriest
of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of N. America.? He is
attached to St. George Orthodox Church in West St. Paul, MN
(since 2011). He holds degrees in Russian Language and Literature
(B.A. Carleton College, Northfield, MN 1988), Soviet/Russian
Studies (Master of International Affairs, Columbia Univ., New
York, NY 1990), and Master of Divinity (St. Vladimir Seminary,
Crestwood, NY 1993). Ordained in 1995 Fr. Paul has served St.
Thomas parish in Sioux City, IA (2006-2011), St. George parish
in Kearney, NE (2000-2005), St. Nicholas parish in Bridgeport,
CT (1996-1997), and St. Elias parish in La Crosse, WI (1995-1996
as interim). He is married to Presvytera Amy and they have two
kids, Elias and Faith.
Fr. Paul Wesche is priest/pastor
of St. Herman’s Orthodox Christian Church in South Minneapolis.
He is a graduate of Nazarene Theological Seminary (Masters of
Divinity), Kansas City, MO and St. Vladimir’s Orthodox
Seminary (Masters of Theology), Crestwood, NY, and Fordham University
(Ph.D in Patristics 1986), New York, NY.
Fr. Thaddeus Wojcik is a retired
priest who is attached to Holy Trinity OCA Church in St. Paul.
He also serves at St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Cornucopia,
WI. He is Dean Emeritus of the Minneapolis Deanery in the Midwest
Diocese of the Orthodox Church of America. Currently, an Adjunct
Professor of Theology at the University of St. Thomas, Saint
Paul, MN (since 2005). He is a graduate of University of Minnesota
(BA, 1964) and St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary (M.Div. 1968).