Fr. Deacon Lawrence is a husband, a father of two, a deacon for the Eparchy of Parma, and has taught Eastern Christian Formation to Adults and High School Students. He completed his diaconal studies at St. Gregory the Theologian Seminary in June, 1995. He was ordained by the Holy Spirit through the laying on of hands of Most Rev. Andrew Pataki on July 30, 1995. He has been involved in Ecumenical Community for over 40 years. He holds a BBA and an MBA and is Certified in Production & Inventory Management by the Association for Supply Chain Management. He has taught tennis for over 25 years.