Volume 3, Number 4, Authors and Contributors

Fr. Sean Levine has been serving the men and women of the Armed Forces, first as a Chaplain’s Assistant and later as a Chaplain, for nearly 14 years. Recently ordained as an Orthodox Priest (OCA), he currently serves as a chaplain in the army assigned to Fort Lewis, Washington.

Mr. Andrew Boyd grew up in Guilford, Connecticut and is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Business. He is a third-year student in the Master’s of Divinity program at St. Vladimir’s Seminary. His home parish is St. Alexis Church in Clinton, CT. His is the managing editor of this blog.

Deacon Jason Ketz is a third-year M.Div student at St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. He holds a B.S. in Microbiology, and worked as the Quality Manager at a printing company for several years in his home town of Minneapolis, before answering a long-standing call to theological studies and, God-willing, pastoral ministry. He and his wife Elizabeth have three children; Sophia, Patrick, and Natalie. His home parish is St. Mary’s Cathedral in Minneapolis.

Ms. Andreea Bălan was born and raised in Romania, moving to the U.S. when she was 16 years old. After graduating from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, NM with a degree in liberal arts, she went to study theology at St. Vladimir’s Seminary. Upon completion of her degree in 2010, she relocated to Dallas, TX where she serves as the youth director for a local Orthodox Church in the Antiochian archdiocese.