Volume 3, Number 11, Authors and Contributors

Deacon Jason Ketz is a deacon at Saint Mary’s Cathedral in Minneapolis, MN. He and his wife Elizabeth have three children (Sophia, Patrick, and Natasha). He is a graduate of Arizona State University and Saint Vladimir’s Seminary and works in the medical device industry. He is the editor of this blog. 

Barbara Soroka is a Special Education Teacher in New York City.  She is the daughter of Fr. Michael and Valerie Zahirsky and married to Michael Soroka, a student at St. Vladimir’s Seminary. She has a graduate degree in Special Education from Teacher’s College at Columbia University. She grew up in parishes in Erie, PA and Queens, NY. 

Rebekah Moll is a parishioner at St. Mary’s Cathedral (OCA) in Minneapolis, MN and is a high school English teacher. She has a Masters in Education from the University of Minnesota. She is married and the proud mother of a two month old daughter.
Richard Ajalat has a Bachelor’s degree from St Mary’s College in California and is completing his final year of studies in the Master of Divinity program at St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. Born in Lebanon during the war, he grew up in Los Angeles, CA, attending St Nicholas Antiochian Cathedral there. 
Andrew Boyd is the Director of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministry for the Orthodox Church in America. He grew up attending Saint Alexis Church in Clinton, CT and attended the University of Connecticut and Saint Vladimir’s Seminary. He enjoys fly-fishing and yelling at cable news channels.