During this time of pandemic, many couples are experiencing new and unexplored sides of their spouse and marriage as they navigate the many layers of increased stressors and the unprecedented situation they are living in. In this webinar, Fr. Tom and Pres. Pat Tsagalakis discuss opportunities and blessings for marriage to grow and thrive during this time through the challenges couples are encountering together.

Fr. Tom Tsagalakis serves as the priest of Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Shoreline, Washington. A former adjunct professor at Seattle Pacific University (SPU), he maintains a private practice in marriage and family therapy in Seattle. Fr. Tom received his undergraduate degree from San Jose State University and completed a master’s degree in divinity from Holy Cross School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts. He also holds a master’s degree in marriage and family counseling from Seattle Pacific University.

Presvytera Pat is the Assistant Director of the Metropolis of San Francsico Family Wellness Ministry. She and Fr. Tom, serve as guest speakers and retreat leaders at marriage and family seminars throughout the country. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan. Pres. Pat teaches Elementary and Middle School Music at St. John School in Seattle. They have two grown children, Nicholas and Maria Sophia.

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