Michael Haldas is an author, a religious educator, and a speaker. He wrote the book Sacramental Living: Understanding Christianity as a Way of Life, which he presented special leather bound editions of as gifts to both Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in private audiences at the Vatican and the Patriarchate. Michael also has a podcast series with the same title as his book on, Ancient Faith Radio, a division of Ancient Faith  Publishing. Michael's weekly LIVE Adult Education classes are seen by thousands worldwide; and, due to the networks of AFR and OCN, his work to date has reached more than three million people in 75 countries. He is also the author of Echoes of Truth: Christianity in the Lord of the Rings, which is available in both an illustrated version and a text only version. He has had nearly 100 articles and papers published magazines and newspapers such Theosis Magazine  The National Herald, Pravmir, and other publications. Additionally, he has recorded and contributed to multiple DVD and CD educational projects. He is also a member of the Orientale Lumen Foundation and the Orthodox Speakers Bureau. He teaches adult religious education at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George in Bethesda, Maryland, conducts regular Zoom classes at St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral and has worked with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Religious Education Department to create educational lessons and materials.