Vol 4: No 9 Authors and Contributors

Dn. Gregory Ealy  Originally from the Diocese of the South, Dn Gregory grew up at St. Stephen’s Orthodox Church near Orlando, FL. In 2007 he earned an M Div. and an MA in Liturgical Music from St. Vladimir’s Seminary. Currently he serves as Music Director at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Minneapolis, MN.

Ms Christina Andresen is the Chapter Relations Coordinator for Orthodox Christian Fellowship. She received her Master of Divinity from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and her BA in English and Philosophy from Texas A&M University where she was very involved in OCF and her local parish. Christina now lives in Dallas, TX with her husband and daughter where they attend Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.

Mr Brad Vien is a second-year student at St Vladimir’s Seminary in Crestwood, NY. Originally from Marietta, GA, Brad is a 2003 graduate of Asbury College in Wilmore, KY and a 2008 graduate of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY with an M.A. in Philosophy. Prior to attending St Vladimir’s, he worked as an Instructor of Philosophy at both the University of Kentucky and Asbury.

Deacon Jason Ketz is an alumni of St Vladimir’s Seminary and a deacon at St Mary’s Cathedral in his hometown of Minneapolis, MN.  Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, and in addition to his work at St Mary’s, is employed  in the Quality department of a leading medical device company in the Minneapolis area.