Fr. Richard Andrews is pastor of
St. George Greek Orthodox Christian Church in St. Paul, MN and
a volunteer chaplain with the St. Paul Police Department. He
is a graduate of University of Minnesota (BS 1988) Minneapolis,
MN and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (MDiv 1994)
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 the editor of the Orthodox Church in America's
youth department blog, Wonder.
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 is priest/pastor
of Holy Trinity Orthodox Christian Church in Saint Paul. 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.
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 (2000-2006), St. George Cathedral in Wichita,
KS (1997-2000); 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 children,
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 serves at various parishes including Holy Assumption
Orthodox Church in Lublin, WI, St. John the Baptist Orthodox
Church in Stanley, WI., and 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).