January 11, 2005 at Saint Matthias Slovak Catholic Church in Youngstown. Speaker: John Righetti, president of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society on "The Quest for the Rusyn Soul: Misunderstanding and Healing in the Rusyn Religious Community." This covered how the Rusyn community split into Orthodox and Greek-Catholic and how they are working to heal the split.
June 2005 Orientale Lumen IX East in Washington, DC and West in San Diego CA. Topic: "Structure of the Church, East and West."
June 29, 2005 at St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Boardman. Speaker, Father George Gage, pastor. Topic: "Journey of Faith from Romania to the USA, Part 1"
October 7-8, 2005 Notre Dame Cleveland Eastern Church Traditions Seminar on "Mysticism: The Experience of God in Today's World."
October 8, 2005 Byzantine Spirituality Conference Pittsburgh on "Heaven on Earth: The Church and Liturgy."
October 11, 2005 St. Mark's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Liberty. Speaker, Protopresbyter Thomas J. Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir's Seminary on "Roman Presidency and Church Unity in our Time: Orthodox Reflections on the Primacy of the Pope of Rome."
November and December 2005. Jack Figel of Eastern Christian Publications and the Society of St. John Chrysostom was involved in an ecumenical delegation to Rome and Constantinople. Mr. Figel accompanied Archbishop Vsevolod of Scopelos, one of the Society patrons and Bishop John Michael (Botean) of Canton. They were in Constantinople for the feast of St. Andrew, the patronal feast of the Ecumenical Patriarch.
December 13, 2005 at St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Boardman. Speaker, Father George Gage, pastor. Topic: "Journey of Faith from Romania to the USA, Part 2."