The Parish Community of Saint John ~ New York City
The Parish Community of Saint John is served by clergy of the Diocese of New York and the Atlantic Coast of the Orthodox-Catholic Church of America who live in and around New York City. In our jurisdiction, our clergy are self-supporting, and serve our parishes without salary or other compensation. This page was last updated on 12 February 2014.
The Right Reverend Mother Elizabeth (Walker) is the Bishop for the Diocese of New York and the Atlantic Coast. Her ministry includes education, social services, and health care administration.
The Reverend Father Giles R. Spoonhour is one of the founders of The New Seminary in New York City, where he serves as a director for The Interfaith Temple; and serves as a counselor at Bedford Hills Correctional Center. His ministry includes education, spiritual direction, counseling and weddings.
The Reverend Mother Francesca M. C. Fortunato is a graduate of The New Seminary, where she currently serves as one of the Deans. She is also a graduate of the American Institute of Holistic Theology. Her ministry includes spiritual direction, counseling, education, weddings, and children's religious education.
The Reverend Father John Nicodemus Giannelli is a graduate of the American Institute of Holistic Theology. His ministry includes counseling, spiritual direction, and social services.