Every time you give to FFA, someone like Deacon Andrei Psarev works hard to honor your generosity. Because without you, his story may have been very different.
Jordanville, NY, is not easy place to live — especially if you have a family to support.
There are very few employment opportunities, even for someone as highly educated as Deacon Andrei Psarev, who is pursuing a PhD in Byzantine studies and writing a unique textbook on the history of our Church, so he can serve ROCOR even better.
“If someone told me 20 years ago that I would be bringing up three kids, and supporting my wife and my mother-in-law, while working three jobs and writing my PhD thesis, I’d never have believed them,” he said.