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Special Olympics Awareness Day is Sunday October 16th.  More information and all of the files for this day, including a letter from Metropolitan JOSEPH, Father Joseph, and our Teens, along with the various bulletin inserts are available here.

Bible Bowl and Oratorical
information sheets are available here for the Bible Bowl and the Oratorical Festival.  More information on the rules are also available here.  The Bible Bowl study questions and resources are available at


SOYO Special Olympics 2016 an outstanding success.

The 2016 SOYO Special Olympics Teen SOYO Coaches, SOYO Volunteers and SOYO Alumni now serving as PASO staff.

We Congratulate our Newly Elected NAC SOYO Officers

2016-2017 NAC SOYO Officers




Gianmarco Oreste Petrelli

NAC SOYO President

Paul Nicholas Rodriguez-Anter

NAC SOYO Vice-President

Rebekah Brook Bandy

NAC SOYO Secretary

Elizabeth Anne Lengyel-Leahu

NAC SOYO Treasurer

Hilda M Souid

NAC SOYO Social Media Director

V. Rev. Michael  Laffoon

NAC SOYO Spiritual Advisor

V. Rev. Dr. Joseph F Purpura

Chairman of the Department of Youth

2017 Conference and Convention Theme:

My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.

Bible Bowl - The Gospel of Saint Mark
Study Site:

NAC Teen SOYO is now on social media!  Like our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @NACSOYO to stay updated with all things SOYO!

Fr. Joseph Purpura's new Twitter account is: @FrPurpura
follow to get news on Teen SOYO and the Youth activities of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.

October is Youth Month

Each October the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese Celebrates its youth and creates opportunities for youth to become more active in the Liturgical life of the Church.  Read more..
NAC SOYO Officers:

President: Gianmarco Petrelli,



Vice President: Paul Rodriguez-Anter,
Treasurer: Elizabeth Anne Lengyel-Leahu,
Secretary: Rebekah Bandy,
Social Media Director:
Hilda Souid,
Spiritual Advisor:
V. Rev. Michael Laffoon,
Chairman of the Archdiocese Department of Youth and Parish Ministries:
V. Rev. Dr. Joseph F. Purpura,
North American Council of SOYO

P.O. Box 389
Westwood, MA 02090
Phone number: 1-781-255-1757