Orthodox Women in the Healing Ministries
Jackson Michigan


Rev. John Konkle, M.Div., Ph.D.


                    Father John Konkle joined Holy Dormition Monastey in the capacity of resident priest in 2009. Born and raised in Michigan, not far from the monastery, Father John holds a BS in Math. from the Michigan Technological University, holds a M. Div. from the International School of Theology, a MA in Philosophy from the University of California and a Ph.D from Princeton University.  He also graduated from St. Vladimir Theological Seminary.  Before coming to the monastery Father John was Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College and also was founder and CEO of Linklings, a software development company.  In 1996, together with is wife Ana and two sons, Jared and Jeremiah, Father was received in the Orthodox Church and in 2007 was ordained a deacon, followed by the ordination to the priesthood in 2009.

              Among the daily services, Father John is also invited by different groups to lecture, both at the monastery as well as other places.

Ancient Faith Radio will be taping our 2018 OWHM Retreat and will be found under Specials. Our other past retreats can be found there as well.