CrossRoad is a ten-day academic summer institute that prepares high school juniors and seniors to make big life decisions and invites them to connect with the Orthodox Christian theological and spiritual tradition in a deep and meaningful way.
Learn more and apply today at crossroadinstitute.org! 2023 Deadline is February 22nd.
Ann Bezzerides (Executive Director)
A native of the Boston Metropolis, Ann’s background in English and Education from Middlebury College (BA), Orthodox theology from St Vladimir’s Seminary (MDiv), and theology and education from Boston College (PhD) informed the design of CrossRoad in 2004. She continues to develop CrossRoad‘s sister programs and teach Youth Ministry at Holy Cross. It is Ann’s joy to follow the paths of CrossRoad alums on their life journeys in all the diverse ways they work, serve, lead, and learn. The future is bright!
Deb Colitas (Director of Communications)
With a BA in Communications and a MS in Education, Deb has over 20 years of experience within business and non-profit communications and marketing to share with CrossRoad. As an Orthodox convert and mother of a CrossRoad alum, she brings a unique perspective to how our youth need the CrossRoad experience now more than ever. Living in Pennsylvania, she is an active member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Bethlehem. Deb’s passion is empowering and teaching others to build authentic outreach.