Super Role-models for Christ

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Fr. Chris speaks of two successful women who left everything to become nuns: Spanish model and actress, Olalla Oliveros and  Colombia’s top models, Amada Rosa Pérez.  Pérez told the Colombian newspaper El Tiempo, “Being a model means being a benchmark, someone whose beliefs are worthy of being imitated, and I grew tired of being a model of superficiality,” 

Wow!  These two women had the lives that many in our society aspire: beauty, popularity, wealth and fame. Yet without God, a spiritual life and faith, they were empty.

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Fr. Chris Makiej

Fr. Christopher is a native of Lowell, MA. He received his Master of Divinity from Holy Cross School of Theology in 1991, and was Ordained in 1994 to the Diaconate by Metropolitan Methodios, and to the Priesthood by Metropolitan Maximos. He served as an assistant Priest at Annunciation Church in Lancaster Pennsylvania for five years and has served as Proistamenos of Saints Constantine and Helen Church in Andover, MA for the past seventeen years. In addition to the pastoral and youth ministry of his parish, Fr. Christopher has served as chaplain and Spiritual Father at Camp Nazareth, PA and Boston Metropolis Youth Camps. He also produced a regional cable television program called "Orthodox Life Today," which discusses current issues from an Orthodox Christian perspective. He also serves on the National Board of the Department of Outreach and Evangelism.