The Ministry of Presence
June 30, 2011 Length: 49:53The Very Rev. Fr. John Kowalczyk is Chaplain at SCI Waymart (Forensic Unit) in Pennsylvania for the past 24 years and the pastor of St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Jermyn, PA since 1985. He has served as Director of Field Education Studies at St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary since 1987. Seminarians from St. Tikhon's complete an internship at the prison in their second year of Theology.
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