[[Image:BillKosarFrNicolaiLydiaNicolaido29Oct02.jpg|thumb|right|Bill Kosar (Wsk) with my wife Lydia and Fr. Nicolai at Tokyo's "Nicolai-do" Cathedral]]
I am a retired U.S.Navy Commander who had served in Japan, France and Antarctica as well as various places in the U.S. I was married by Archbishop Ireney at Nicolai-do Cathedral to the daughter of the director of the Nicolai-do choir. So, my interst in the Japanese Orthodox Church!