The Telos Project is a five-year research initiative of the Office of Vocation & Ministry at Hellenic College Holy Cross studying how Orthodox young adults (ages 23–29) and parishes engage one another. This short, ten-minute weekly podcast highlights fourteen Telos pilot parishes.
Meet Salemi Khoury
Jenny interviews Salemi Khoury, Parish Council President at one of the Telos POP Parishes. Salimi discusses what it has been like to serve in such a prominent leadership role as a Young Adult.
Meet the St. George Telos Team
Jenny and Ann talk to Annmarie, George, and Telos team members from St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago about the role that older adults can play in supporting YA ministry in their parishes.
Interview with Fr. Hector Firoglanis
Jenny and Adam interview Fr. Hector Firoglanis, the head priest at Annunciation Lancaster Greek Orthodox Church, about how he centers spiritual growth in his ministry and work with Young Adults.
Jenny and Adam interview Presbytera Donna Smith from St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in Syracuse, NY, about their Telos team’s “I-Can-Ography” project.
Ann, Jenny, and Adam interview Elizabeth Kleto and Michaelina Antahades from St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church in Charlotte, NC.
Mentors and Young Adults
In this episode Ann, Jenny, and Adam interview Fr. George Athanasiou, assistant priest at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Canonsburg, PA, about the importance and influence of mentors in the development of young adults.