His Eminence, Archbishop Lazar (Puhalo) is a retired bishop of the Orthodox Church in America. He is also the founding abbot of All Saints of North America Monastery in Dewdney, British Columbia. He is a prolific writer and speaker.
Reader Scott Allen Miller is a radio talk show host who has been heard on Fox News Radio, WRKO Boston, WGY Albany, NY, and other stations throughout the United States. He converted to Orthodox Christianity in 2007, and he has been a member of the Boston Byzantine Choir since 2006. He, his wife of 19 years, and two children make their home just outside New York City. They worship at St Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church in Bridgeport, Connecticut. For more information, check out his page here.
Father John Culbreath-Frazier is a student at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary and will graduate in May 2011. He, and his wife Mandy, are from the Carolinas and will stay in the New York area to complete a Hospital Residency in Clinical Pastoral Education and pursue further graduate studies. His previous work experience includes residential therapy for adolescents with behavioral/emotional disorders, as well as customer relations for a Goodyear Tire distributor in western North Carolina before entering seminary.
Dr. David Wagschal was born in raised in Western Canada. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto in 1999, specializing in Church History and Classical Greek. He graduated from St. Vladimir’s Seminary in 2002 with a Master’s in Divinity. He recently completed his doctoral work at the University of Durham in England studying under Fr. Andrew Louth. The title of his dissertation was “The Nature of Law and Legality in the Byzantine Canonical Collections 381-883″. His is now an instructor at St. Vladimir’s in Church History and Canon Law.