Our Speakers

You can find the text of past addresses on the Archives page.

Our 2014 Speakers:

His Grace Bishop Daniil, Vicar Bishop of the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada & Australia, attended last year’s conference and we are looking forward to his being with us again this year!  His opening talk from last year is available on the Archives section of this website.  

The Very Rev. Archimandrite Irenei (Steenberg)
St. Tikhon Church Orthodox Church, San Francisco, CA
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
 Father Irenei is an internationally recognized scholar of patristics, former head of the Dept. of Theology at the University of Leeds (UK), and director of the Ss. Cyril and Athanasius Orthodox Institute. Father Irenei will be joining for the first few days of the conference.

The Very Rev. Archpriest Philip McCaffery
Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, East Syracuse, New York
Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church
Fr. Philip will also be with us for a few days of the conference this year.  Look for a good talk, lively Question & Answer session, and time for a little personal conversation!

Very Rev. Philip Tolbert 
Director, Bulgarian Orthodox Youth Apostolate 
Fr. Philip is the spiritual advisor for the My Life in Christ Youth Conference and attends each year, speaking, and engaging with the young people in attendance during the week.  His supportive presence helps this youth conference be as wonderful as it always is.

Speakers in Past Years Have Included:

Very Rev. Theodore Petrides
Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Rev. Fr. Moses Berry
Theotokos “Unexpected Joy” Orthodox Church
Orthodox Church in America 
Ash Grove, Missouri

Rev. Fr. Daniel Macay
St. John the Wonderworker Serbian Orthodox Church
Eugene, Oregon

Rev. Fr. Jerome Sanderson
Christ the Savior Orthodox Church
Nashville, Indiana
Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church

The Rev. Fr. Tom Zaferes
Holy Ascension Orthodox Church, Oakland, CA
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese

Rev. Hieromonk James Corazza 
Old Holy Virgin Cathedral
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia 
San Francisco, California