Volume 3, Number 3, Authors and Contributors

Rev. Sergius Halvorsen PhD. is Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Rhetoric at St. Vladimir’s Seminary in Yonkers, New York. He is the associate pastor at Christ the Savior Church in Southbury, CT and lives in Middletown,CT with his wife and three children. He enjoys singing, reading historical fiction and watching his children perform on stage and on the baseball field. He is currently writing a book on preaching.

Dr. Albert S. Rossi is an Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology at St. Vladimir’s Seminary in Yonkers, New York. He is a retired professor of psychology and a practicing clinical psychologist in New York State. He is the father of two grown children and an active member of the community of Three Hierarchs Chapel at the Seminary.

Maria Reynolds-Weir is a priest’s wife, high school teacher and free-lance writer. She had contributed to The Handmaiden and Revolution Magazine Online. She writes for her own blogs and keeps busy raising two wonder-filled youths in Crawfordsville, Indiana, where she attends at St. Stephen the First Martyr Orthodox Church.

Protodeacon Paul Nimchek was ordained a deacon in 1980 and assigned to Saints Cyril and Methodius Church in Terryville, CT, his home parish. He served as the New England Diocesan treasurer for 20 years (1986 – 2006). He is currently a member of the New England Diocesan Council and the administrator of ONE Stewards (Orthodox New England Stewards). ONE Stewards is an annual program in the diocese to raise monies in support of Youth Programs, Missions, Seminarian Scholarships, and Charitable Outreach. He resides with his wife, Patricia, and in Torrington, CT were he also teaches math at a local college.