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2015 - 2016 Department of Youth and Parish Ministry Staff

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Chairman of the Department of Youth
V. Rev. Dr. Joseph F Purpura
FrJoseph@OrthodoxYouth.com
Business Phone 781-255-1757
Mobile Phone 617-803-5567

North American Council of SOYO

NAC SOYO Spiritual Advisor
V. Rev. Michael Laffoon
frmlaffoon@yahoo.com
Business Phone 949-851-8933
Mobile Phone 949-278-7745

Executive Director of OCCHY
Kh. Kathleen A Purpura
Kathleen@OrthodoxYouth.com
Business Phone 781-255-1757
Mobile Phone 617-803-5567

NAC SOYO Priest in charge of Special Olympics
V. Rev. Anthony G Yazge
franthony@antiochianvillage.org
Business Phone 724-238-9565
Mobile Phone 724-953-7238

Diocese of Los Angeles and the West

Spiritual Advisor
V. Rev. Michael Laffoon
frmlaffoon@yahoo.com
Business Phone 949-851-8933
Mobile Phone 949-278-7745

Youth Director
Amanda June Sahawneh
ajsrsd@gmail.com
Mobile Phone 602-350-5345

Diocese of Miami and the Southeast

Spiritual Advisor
Fr. Philip C Rogers
FrPhilipRog@gmail.com
Business Phone 337-232-9808
Mobile Phone 337-296-3955

Youth Director
Mara Gabrielle Schuler
mgs16sept@gmail.com
Mobile Phone 404-358-0436

Diocese of Ottawa, Eastern Canada and Upstate New York

Spiritual Advisor
Fr. Nikolai Meyers
FrNMeyers@gmail.com
Business Phone 1(315)939-8837
Mobile Phone 1(901)590-9050

Youth Director
Caroline El-Chaar
elchaar.caroline@gmail.com
Mobile Phone 1(613)462-5345

Diocese of the East

Spiritual Advisor
Fr. Joshua Makoul
Athos1999@yahoo.com
Mobile Phone 412-721-5828

Youth Director
Kh. Hend Kevorkian
HendK99@optonline.net
Mobile Phone 201-715-4514

Diocese of Toledo and the Midwest

Spiritual Advisor
V. Rev. Fr. Mousa Haddad
fr.mousa@gmail.com
Business Phone 1(708)239-0004
Mobile Phone 1(708)979-3222

Youth Director
Amal Michael
amal17m@yahoo.com
Mobile Phone 1(330) 936-0736

Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America

Spiritual Advisor
Fr. Daniel Bethancourt
frdanielb@gmail.com
Business Phone 1(318)797-2226
Mobile Phone 1(318)469-9612

Youth Director
Erin E Ghata
erin.ghata@gmail.com
Mobile Phone 405-410-9456

Diocese of Worcester and New England

Spiritual Advisor
V. Rev. Joseph Kimmett
GeoNorwood@aol.com
Business Phone 781-762-4396

Youth Director
John P. Abud
abudjohn@gmail.com
Mobile Phone 1(810) 252-5769