Volume 3, Number 6, Authors and Contributors

Archpriest John Jillions is the Chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America and Associate Professor of Theology in the Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies at Saint Paul University in Ottawa. He was ordained deacon in 1981, priest in 1984 and has served in the US, Australia, Greece, England and Canada. He and his wife Denise have three grown sons, two daughters-in-law and an English Cocker Spaniel named Achilles.  

Deacon Jason Ketz is a recent graduate of 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. He and his wife Elizabeth have three children; Sophia, Patrick, and Natalie. He is attached to St. Mary’s Cathedral in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Fr. Christopher Rowe is the associate pastor at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Overland Park, Kansas.  He is also the chaplain for the Eastern Orthodox Youth Camp is Kansas City. Fr. Chris is leading the Youth and Young Adult strategic plan team. He is married and has two children at the University of Kansas. 

Archpriest Steven Voytovich is the Director of the Department of Institutional Chaplaincies for the Orthodox Church in America. He holds M.A., M.Div., and D.Min degrees from St. Vladimir’s Seminary. He works in institutional settings training and educating chaplains. He is attached to Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in New Britain, Connecticut.

Special thanks to Jonathan Bush for this great photo . He makes customs jewelry and chains out of chain mail. See more of his work here