NEW YORK – Eighteen Masters of Divinity seniors from HCHC took part in the annual seminars and orientation at Archdiocese headquarters in mid-February where they heard presentations from the various department heads and representatives of auxiliary organizations of the Church.

In addition to those pictures on this page, other presenters included Youth and Young Adult Ministries Director Steven Christoforou, GOTelecom Managing Director and Communications coordinator Marissa Costidis, News and Information Director Stavros Papagermanos, Benefits Program Director Anna Vrettos, Stewardship, Outreach and Evangelism Director Fr. Jim Kordaris, Archons National Vice Commander John Halecky Jr., National Philoptochos social worker Paulette Geanacopoulos and Peggy Sotirhos Nicholson, FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy & Hellenism.

They also traveled to Saint Basil Academy where they were addressed by Fr. Costas Sitaras, Academy and Center for Family Care overseer; and Presvytera Kerry Pappas, of the Office of Marriage and Family.

Seniors participating in the orientation were: Bryce Buffenbarger, Brian Stefanovic, Jason Ivey, James Peers, Nicholas Livingston, Daniel Christ, Jordan Parro, Gregory Gounardes, Alexander Limberatos, Curtis Mitchell, Theodosios Palis, Seraphim Ramos, Sebastian Mot, David Mynihan, Sotirios Michalatos, Nick Junes, Antonios Papathanasiou and George Mastakas.

The group also toured the site of St. Nicholas Church and National Shrine in downtown Manhattan.