Fr. Richard Andrews is pastor/priest
of St. George Greek Orthodox Christian Church in St. Paul, MN
(since 1999) and a volunteer chaplain with the St. Paul Police
Department (since 2006). He is a graduate of University of Minnesota
(Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration &
Marketing 1988) Minneapolis, MN and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox
School of Theology (Masters of Divinity 1994) Boston, MA. He
is Doctoral candidate (Marriage & Family Therapy) at Argosy
University. Fr. Rick previously served Holy Apostles GOC in
Chicago, IL (1995-97) and Dormition GOC in Racine, WI (1997-99).
Fr. George Dokos is pastor/priest
of St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis (since
2014). He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy fis
pastor/priest of St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in Minneapolis
(since 2014). He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy
from the University of Minnesota (1995), a Masters of Divinity
from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (1999) and
a PhD from the University of Thessaloniki (2010). He is married
to Presvytera Christa and they have four children. Fr. George
was ordained to Holy Diaconate (12-9-2001) and Holy Priesthood
(4-28-2002) by Metropolitan Isaiah of Denver. He served Holy
Trinity GOC in Dallas, TX (2001-04), Transfiguration GOC in
Sioux Falls, SD (2007-08), and Sts. Peter & Paul GOC in
Boulder, CO (2008-14).
Fr. Jason Houck serves as the Associate
Pastor at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church (since Feb.2015).
He graduated from the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities)
with Bachelor’s Degree in Finance (1999). He is a graduate
of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Masters of
Divinity with highest distinction 2005), He served a youth director
at St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church in Charlotte, NC (2005-2007).
He earned a Masters of Theology (Th.M) in Biblical Studies and
New Testament at Boston College (2012). After ordination to
the priesthood, he served Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox
Church, of Washington, D.C. (2012 – 2015). He and his
wife, Alexandra (also a Holy Cross graduate, 2007) have three
children: Paul, Lydia and Silas.
Deacon Jason Ketz serves at St Mary's
Orthodox Cathedral (OCA) in Northeast Minneapolis. He holds
a B.S. in Microbiology from Arizona State University (2003),
and a Master of Divinity from St. Vladimir's Seminary (2012).
A long-time resident of Fridley, MN, Dcn Jason is currently
employed in the quality department at a local medical device
company, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Biomedical Engineering
at the University of Minnesota..
Fr. John Mangels
is pastor of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church in West St. Paul. He is convert
from Catholicism and a graduate of St. Thomas Theological Seminary in Denver, Colorado. He did post graduate
work in Sacred Music at the University of Denver.
Fr. Jonathan Proctor has been priest/pastor
of Holy Trinity Orthodox Christian Church in Saint Paul since
1990. He grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was baptized
as an adult, and spent three years living in Athens, Greece,
where he taught English. He is a graduate of the University
of the Witwatersrand (BA) and St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary
(MDiv 1990), New York, NY, and studied theology at the University
of Athens, Greece. His wife Vera grew up in a Serbian priest
family in Chicago, and they have two children.
Fr. Paul Hodge is an Archpriest
of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of N. America.? He is
attached to St. George Orthodox Church in West St. Paul, MN
(since 2011). He holds degrees in Russian Language and Literature
(B.A. Carleton College, Northfield, MN 1988), Soviet/Russian
Studies (Master of International Affairs, Columbia Univ., New
York, NY 1990), and Master of Divinity (St. Vladimir Seminary,
Crestwood, NY 1993). Ordained in 1995 Fr. Paul has served St.
Thomas parish in Sioux City, IA (2006-2011), St. George parish
in Kearney, NE (2000-2005), St. Nicholas parish in Bridgeport,
CT (1996-1997), and St. Elias parish in La Crosse, WI (1995-1996
as interim). He is married to Presvytera Amy and they have two
kids, Elias and Faith.
Fr. Thaddeus Wojcik is a retired
priest who is attached to Holy Trinity OCA Church in St. Paul.
He also serves at St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Cornucopia,
WI. He is Dean Emeritus of the Minneapolis Deanery in the Midwest
Diocese of the Orthodox Church of America. Currently, an Adjunct
Professor of Theology at the University of St. Thomas, Saint
Paul, MN (since 2005). He is a graduate of University of Minnesota
(BA, 1964) and St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary (M.Div. 1968).