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Nov
5
Sun
2017
Pilgrimage to Holy Land
Nov 5 – Nov 15 all-day
Pilgrimage to Holy Land @ Holy Land | Israel
Come make your plans to join the Ukrainian Orthodox Pilgrimage to the Holy Land with His Eminence Metropolitan Antony.
Nov
6
Mon
2017
Iconography Workshop: Goldendale, WA
Nov 6 – Nov 10 all-day
Iconographer: Deacon Matthew Garrett
Location: Maryhill Museum of Art

For pre-registration and deposit payment please contact: Louise Palermo

For more information: http://www.holy-icons.com/classes

Nov
9
Thu
2017
Pan-Orthodox Clergy Retreat: Burlingame, CA
Nov 9 @ 10:09 pm – Nov 10 @ 11:09 pm
Pan-Orthodox Clergy Retreat: Burlingame, CA @ Mercy Center  Burlingame | Burlingame | California | United States

A Pan-Orthodox Clergy Retreat is an important gathering which brings the Orthodox clergy on the West Coast together in brotherly love and energizes them in their ministry of service to God and His faithful people entrusted to their pastoral care.

The event has been organized with the blessings of the Hierarchs of the California Orthodox jurisdictions of California: Metropolitan Gerasimos (Greek), Metropolitan Joseph (Antiochian), Archbishop Kyrill (ROCOR), Bishop Maxim (Serbian), and Archbishop Benjamin (OCA).

We are honored to have Bishop Irenei of Sacramento and Archimandrite Nathanael Symeonidis presenting on these important topics at this event.  We hope that you will join us in discussing these important topics that transcend our jurisdictions so that we may all explore and learn together.

The St. Sebastian Orthodox Press, a Ministry of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Western America is honored to be assisting with the logistics related to this event. For more information:  https://eventgrid.com/Events/35217/pan-orthodox-clergy-retreat-humanity-and-identity-discovering-the-self-in-the-world-and-in-the-church

Nov
10
Fri
2017
Annual Metropolis of Boston Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians Conference
Nov 10 – Nov 12 all-day
Annual Metropolis of Boston Federation of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians Conference @ Varied | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

Host Parish:
Annunciation Cathedral of New England
514 Parker Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02120
Rev. Fr. Demetrios E. Tonias, Ph.D., Cathedral Dean
“A Choral Setting in Greek and English of the Divine Liturgy for the Greek Orthodox Church” by Constantine Limberakis, Archon Primikirios
Conference Music will be available for purchase at all Conference Rehearsals.
*Please note that this choral setting of the Divine Liturgy uses the English Translation that has been newly approved by the Holy Eparchial Synod. For this year’s Conference we will be chanting mostly in English.

Conference Area Music Rehearsals:
August 13, 2017, 3:00 to 5:00 pm at Annunciation Church, 7 Harris Street, Newburyport, MA
Boat cruise hosted by the Annunciation Church to follow at 6:00 pm
Check the Calendar often for dates
Additional 2017 Conference Area Music Rehearsals will be scheduled in the coming months
Conference Coordinator:

Guest Conductor: Constantine Limberakis, Archon Primikirios – Annunciation Cathedral, Boston, MA
Guest Organist: Roberto Poli – Annunciation Catherdral, Boston, MA
Youth Choir Guest Conductor: TBA

Accommodations:
Since Boston is central to the Federation, most participants will be able to commute to the Conference. Rather than reserving a block of rooms at Boston room rates in November, members of the Federation have graciously offered to open their homes to out-of-town guests. If you are coming to the conference and need somewhere to stay, please contact Cindy Rodolakis at crodolakis@yahoo.com or by phone at 413-575-8269.

For more information: http://www.boston.churchmusic.goarch.org/

SJB-Bi-Annual Fall Women’s Away Retreat: Canby,OR
Nov 10 – Nov 12 all-day

Theme: “St Innocent of Alaska and The Way of the Cross”

Guest Speaker: Fr. Paul Moses Jaroslaw

For more information: www.StJohnGOC.org

Vocations Retreat: South Canaan, PA
Nov 10 – Nov 11 all-day
Vocations Retreat: South Canaan, PA @ Saint Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary | Waymart | Pennsylvania | United States

Saint Tikhon’s Seminary will host its annual Vocations Retreat.  The theme will be “Humility and Obedience in Saint John Chrysostom.”

In addition to a number of presentations and talks, participants will be able to attend services and classes and talk with current seminarians.

For more information or to register: http://www.stots.edu/

Nov
11
Sat
2017
Third Annual Antiochan Women’s Autumn Retreat: Arlington, WA
Nov 11 all-day

Theme: “The Voice in My Head: Developing a Christian Conscience”.

Guest Lecturer: Fr. Josiah Trenham

For more information: https://orthodoxnorthwest.wordpress.com/2017/10/17/antiochan-womens-retreat-at-st-andrew-orthodox-church-in-arlington-nov-11-2017/

Nov
12
Sun
2017
New St. Sebastian Orthodox Press BOOK CLUB in L.A.
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is a book club that meets every two months. Please RSVP if you wish to commit to join.  For more information:http://www.westsrbdio.org/images/pdf/bookclub/bookclubflyer.pdf

Sinatra, Chocolate and Wine to Benefit Camp Agape in Seattle
Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sinatra, Chocolate and Wine to Benefit Camp Agape in Seattle @ Herban Feast | Seattle | Washington | United States

Seattle Chocolate and Wine Ball for Camp Agape NW sponsored by the St. Catherine Philoptochos of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle.  Supporting children with cancer and their families:

 

Nov
13
Mon
2017
Early Career Research Fellowships 2018, University of Cambridge Deadline Information
Nov 13 all-day
Early Career Research Fellowships 2018, University of Cambridge Deadline Information

This year six colleges invite applications for eleven Early Career Research Fellowships which will normally be tenable for three years from 1 October 2018.

Early Career Research Fellowships are open to graduates, women and men, of any university who have recently or are about to complete their doctorates. Candidates would normally be expected to have completed no more that 5 years full time equivalent post-doctoral research. Research Fellowships will not normally be awarded to people who have held comparable post-doctoral positions.

For more information: https://maryjahariscenter.org/blog/early-career-research-fellowships-2018-university-of-cambridge

Applications must be received online by 5.00pm on Monday, 13th November 2017. References must be received online no later than 5.00pm on Monday, 20th November 2017. Please note that the application deadline has been extended and that incomplete applications will NOT be accepted. Please make sure that your application and your referees’ reports reach us before the closing date.

Celebrating 40 Years of Service! The St. Herman House FOCUS Cleveland
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Celebrating 40 Years of Service! The St. Herman House FOCUS Cleveland @ St. George Orthodox Church | Cleveland | Ohio | United States

The St. Herman House FOCUS Cleveland Presents: An Evening with Frederica Mathewes-Green on the topic, “Whatever Happened to the U.S. Male? The Homeless Man in a World of Negative Messages.”

The St. Herman House – FOCUS Cleveland is an Orthodox Christian house of hospitality.  We are a non-profit, 501c3, charitable organization committed to serving the homeless and needy poor of Ohio City and Inner City Cleveland in a spirit of love and hospitality. We have been in operation since September of 1977. St. Herman’s is solely owned and operated by FOCUS North America which conducts outreach centers and programs in 30 cities around the country.

For more information: https://sainthermans.com/anevenngwithfredericamatthewsgreen.html

Nov
16
Thu
2017
The Liturgy of St. James: History, Theology, and Current Practice (Limited Enrollment):Brookline, MA
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm
The Liturgy of St. James: History, Theology, and Current Practice (Limited Enrollment):Brookline, MA @ Hellenic College Holy Cross Building: Archbishop Iakovos Library Reading Room | Brookline | Massachusetts | United States

The Liturgy of St. James (JAS) is often celebrated as an ancient liturgy, understood to be more ancient than the Liturgy of St. Basil or the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. It is even seen as the mother text of all liturgies. How JAS is celebrated today is often colored by the above presuppositions. The object of this seminar is to examine the accuracy of these claims by placing JAS in its proper milieu, the liturgical tradition of Jerusalem. We will look into the historical context, textual and manuscript traditions, anaphoral structures, theological articulations, and modern liturgical celebrations of JAS. These considerations will allow the participants to become familiar with JAS and to place JAS in its proper liturgical and historical context.

Language prerequisite: One year (two semesters) of biblical Greek or the equivalent.
This is a two-day seminar. It will meet on Thursday, November 16, 2017, from 12:00–2:00 pm and again on Friday, November 17, 2017, from 12:00–2:00 pm. Students are expected to attend both meetings.

Seating is limited to 12 students. The seminar is open to Hellenic College juniors and seniors in the Religious Studies program and Holy Cross students. All participants must meet the language requirement. Registration is required. A group of pre-assigned readings will be circulated at least one week prior to the workshop. Participants are expected to complete the readings before the workshop.

For more information: https://maryjahariscenter.org/events/the-liturgy-of-st.-james

Nov
17
Fri
2017
Nativity Fast Retreat: Fitchberg, WI
Nov 17 – Nov 19 all-day
Nativity Fast Retreat: Fitchberg, WI @ Saint Ignatius Orthodox Christian Church | Fitchburg | Wisconsin | United States

Theme: “The Birth of Beauty in the Universe: Reflections on the Incarnation of Christ”
Speaker: Khouria Krista West
Saint Ignatius Orthodox Christian Church
Madison, Wisconsin

Please register by emailing the church.  For more information: http://www.antiochian.org/toledo

Nov
18
Sat
2017
85th Memorial Holodomor Commemoration: NY
Nov 18 all-day
85th Memorial Holodomor Commemoration: NY @ St. George Ukranian Catholic Church  | New York | New York | United States

November 7: Washington DC Memorial Observance and Briefing to Congress

Nov. 18: Memorial Service to be held at 2:00 PM, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, 5th Avenue, New York City, NY

For more information: http://uocofusa.org/news_170922_2.html

COCC Third Annual Christmas Concert: Southfield, MI
Nov 18 @ 12:49 am – 1:49 am
COCC Third Annual Christmas Concert: Southfield, MI

The Council of Orthodox Christian Churches of Metropolitan Detroit (COCC) will sponsor its third annual “Christ is Born! Glorify Him! A Detroit Orthodox Christmas Concert”.

The first part of the concert will feature Nativity hymns and carols from Greece, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine and other lands sung by selected choirs from local Orthodox churches, including St. Mary the Protectress; St. George Romanian Orthodox Cathedral, Southfield; and St. Lazarus Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, Detroit. An oratorio-style narration will connect the performances in the concert.

The second part will feature English-language hymns sung by the participating choristers with members of the Orthodox Choir of Metropolitan Detroit and a sing-a-long of popular carols. An afterglow reception will follow.

The public is invited to attend the concert

 

Nov
19
Sun
2017
Arctic Light: Finnish Orthodox Music Concert Performed by Cappella Romana: Lake Oswego, WA
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

“Renowned Finnish choral director Timo Nuoranne returns to direct glimmering sacred works from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Estonia. With selections from Cappella Romana’s celebrated recording Arctic Light: Finnish Orthodox Music, and a Trisagion in Estonian, Slavonic, and Greek by Erkki-Sven Tüür.” (from website)

For more information: Marylhurst University

 

Dec
1
Fri
2017
Retreat on Parenting, Home Family, Relationships: Rocky River, OH
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 2 @ 3:30 pm
God created us to thrive, as human beings, in intimate relationships with Him and others. However, it is hard to live in peace with one another in the home, in the family, and in the community. Join our conversation and discussion with Dr. Philip Mamalakis as he shares with us how Christ, through His Church, invites us to thrive in our homes, relationships, marriage, and parenting. The retreat starts on Friday, December 1 – 7:30-9pm — “Thriving in Our Lives: Thriving in Our Parenting” , and Saturday, December 2 – 9am-3pm — “Thriving in Our Lives: Thriving in Our Home, Relationships, and Marriage”.  Lunch is provided on Saturday. Please RSVP
Dec
2
Sat
2017
THE PAN ORTHODOX SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIBLE AND CHURCH HISTORY TOURNAMENT: Alhambra, CA
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
THE PAN ORTHODOX SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIBLE AND CHURCH HISTORY TOURNAMENT: Alhambra, CA @ ST. STEVEN’S SERBIAN ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL | Alhambra | California | United States

THE PAN ORTHODOX SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIBLE AND CHURCH HISTORY TOURNAMENT is for grades 6 TO 12. Fellowship with other Orthodox youth! Activities, Prizes, Lunch included!  A fun, competitive event of over 20 teams.

Participants study with their own reading packets between now and December 2nd. Then they work together as a team to answer Bowl questions based on direct quotes from the readings.
Dec
10
Sun
2017
The 25th Annual Pan-Orthodox Nativity Concert: Parma, OH
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The 25th Annual Pan-Orthodox  Nativity Concert: Parma, OH @ Holy Trinity Orthodox Church | Parma | Ohio | United States

The Greater Cleveland Council of Orthodox Clergy invites you to attend this annual Pan-Orthodox event.

For more information: https://www.holy-trin.org/home1.html

Dec
13
Wed
2017
Exhibition – Shepherding Ukrainian Orthodoxy in a New Land: The Metropolitans of the Church: NJ
Dec 13 2017 – Apr 16 2018 all-day
Exhibition - Shepherding Ukrainian Orthodoxy in a New Land: The Metropolitans of the Church: NJ @ The Ukrainian History and Education Center  | Franklin Township | New Jersey | United States

In preparation for the 2018 celebration of the 100th anniversary of Ukrainian Orthodoxy in the United States, the UHEC presents an exhibition documenting the lives of the Church’s prime hierarchs, the historical and cultural contexts in which they lived and worked, and their legacies through photographs, museum items, archival documents, and audio recordings. he exhibit opened with a reception and gallery talk on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 3:30 pm.

Regular hours: M-F 9am–5pm except as noted see website). Weekends, evenings, and groups by appointment.

For more information: http://www.ukrhec.org/exhibits

 

Dec
15
Fri
2017
Byzantine Christmas Concert in Cambridge: MA
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

December 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A Byzantine Christmas, featuring the Psaltikon Choir, Spyridon Antonopoulos, PhD, Director, in a concert of Byzantine chant, Greek carols, and dramatic readings of passages from the Christmas stories by Greek authors including Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851-1911). The audience will participate with singing of traditional Christmas and New Year’s carols. at… Find out more »

A Byzantine Christmas, featuring the Psaltikon Choir, Spyridon Antonopoulos, PhD, Director, in a concert of Byzantine chant, Greek carols, and dramatic readings of passages from the Christmas stories by Greek authors including Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851-1911). The audience will participate with singing of traditional Christmas and New Year’s carols.
Please note that this annual event sells out quickly. To secure your tickets, and benefit from the discounted price, purchase in advance at www.thegreekinstitute.org.

 

Dec
16
Sat
2017
Concert – St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble: Clinton, MA
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

After a 3-year hiatus, the powerhouse a capella quartet from St. Petersburg is returning to the Museum with an all new program!

Since 2003, the St. Petersburg Mens Ensemble has shared their musical gifts, warmth, and humor with audiences around the globe. Their repertoire encompasses various musical periods and styles, from ancient Russian chants to chorales of Western and Eastern European masters to modern and contemporary.

The groups four previous concerts at the Museum have all sold out, so make sure to get your tickets early for this engaging and memorable event. To order tickets call the Museum or click the link below:

https://petersburgensemble.brownpapertickets.com/

Dec
28
Thu
2017
2018-2019 GEORGE PAPAIOANNOU FELLOWSHIP
Dec 28 2017 – Jan 15 2018 all-day
2018-2019 GEORGE PAPAIOANNOU FELLOWSHIP @ Georgia State University | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

THE GENNADIUS LIBRARY OF THE AMERICAN SCHOOL OF CLASSICAL STUDIES AT ATHENS: THE 2018-2019 GEORGE PAPAIOANNOU FELLOWSHIP.  Research in Modern Greek Political and Social History

Deadline: January 15, 2018. Eligibility: Awarded to PhD candidates or Senior Scholars of any nationality researching Greece in the 1940’s and the post-war period. Fellows are required to make use of and refer to the George Papaioannou Papers housed at the Archives of the Gennadius Library. Open to all nationalities.

For more information see: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/archives/george-papaioannou-papers-catalogue

 

Kids Gallery Exhibition of St. Nick: Clinton, MA
Dec 28 – Dec 30 all-day
Kids Gallery Exhibition of St. Nick: Clinton, MA @ Museum of Russian Icons | Clinton | Massachusetts | United States

 

Drop-in and make your own binoculars, then grab an expedition guide and find icons of Saint Nicholas, famed gift-giver, and learn how he is celebrated in Russian culture.
For more information: ttp://www.museumofrussianicons.org/event/kids-gallery-expeditions-saint-nick/

Princeton Hellenic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2018-19
Dec 28 2017 – Jan 8 2018 all-day
Princeton Hellenic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2018-19

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies at Princeton offers postdoctoral fellowships that are awarded annually on a competitive basis.  Scholars in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences are eligible to apply. These fellowships are intended for scholars in Hellenic Studies, with a special emphasis on Modern Greek Studies, Byzantine Studies, or Late Antique Studies, including their relation to the Classical tradition.  The goal of this postdoctoral research fellowship program is to advance the scholarship of outstanding Hellenists at an early stage of their career and thus to strengthen the field of post-Classical Greek Studies in the United States and abroad

The deadline for our Hellenic Studies postdoctoral research fellowships, 2018-19, is January 8, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted. The 2018-19 postdoctoral research fellowship announcement is now available.

For more information: http://www.princeton.edu/hellenic/

Dec
30
Sat
2017
FELLOWSHIP IN POST-CLASSICAL STUDIES: Georgia State University
Dec 30 2017 – Jan 15 2018 all-day
FELLOWSHIP IN POST-CLASSICAL STUDIES: Georgia State University @ Georgia State University | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

M. ALISON FRANTZ FELLOWSHIP IN POST-CLASSICAL STUDIES

Deadline: January 15, 2018.     The M. Alison Frantz Fellowship, formerly known as the Gennadeion Fellow in Post-Classical Studies, was named in honor of archaeologist, Byzantinist, and photographer M. Alison Frantz (1903 – 1995), whose photographs of antiquities are widely used in books on Greek culture.

Fields of study: Late Antiquity, Byzantine Studies, post-Byzantine Studies, or Modern Greek Studies.

Eligibility: Ph.D. candidates and recent PhDs (up to five years) from a U.S. or Canadian institution. Candidates should demonstrate their need to work in the Gennadius Library.  For more information about the application, visit the ASCSA web site at: http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/admission-membership/Graduate-and-Post-Doctoral.

For more information: http://hellenicstudies.gsu.edu/2017/12/11/m-alison-frantz-fellowship-in-post-classical-studies/

Dec
31
Sun
2017
GRAMMY NOMINATED Clarion Choir joins forces with the PaTRAM Institute Singers: NY
Dec 31 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day

The GRAMMY NOMINATED Clarion Choir joins forces with the PaTRAM Institute Singers to continue their tradition of performing Russian sacred choral music on New Year’s Eve and Day!

You are cordially invited!

Choral masterpieces will be performed under the batons of Artistic Director Maestro Steven Fox of the Clarion Choir and Artistic Director Maestro Peter Jermihov of the PaTRAM Institute Singers.

The evening’s program will consist of Russian sacred music by such composer greats as Rachmaninoff, Sviridov, Chesnokov, Ledkovsky and Sander and include an extraordinary work by Rachmaninoff’s mentor, ALEXANDER KASTALSKY, Memory Eternal.

The venue for the concerts is the beautiful Church of the Resurrection on Manhattan’s upper East Side.

For more information: https://patraminstitute.org/event/the-patram-institute-singers-to-perform-in-the-clarion-choirs-annual-russian-new-years-concerts/

Jan
5
Fri
2018
“The 12 Days of Christmas in the East” Performed by Cappella Romana: Seattle and Portland, OR
Jan 5 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 6 @ 10:30 pm

“Music director Alexander Lingas leads Cappella Romana in a program of early and contemporary music from the Greek Orthodox tradition for the 12 Days of Christmas. Medieval Byzantine chant, choral works by Greek-Americans Frank Desby, Tikey Zes, and Peter MIchaelides, and by Michael Adamis and Sir John Tavener. Originally performed in the Twelfth Night Festival at Trinity Church Wall Street, New York.” From the website.

Fri 5 Jan, 8:00pm
St. James Cathedral
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PORTLAND

Sat 6 Jan, 8:00pm
St. Mary’s Cathedral
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Jan
12
Fri
2018
Crossroads Graduate Convention
Jan 12 – Jan 15 all-day

Crossroads is an established graduate and young professionals convention hosted by the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States under the auspices of His Grace Bishop Youssef.  All graduates and young professionals born on or before January 13, 1996. No Exceptions.

Theme:
The Manifestation of the Spirit

Speakers:
H.G. Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop in the U.K.
Fr. Anthony Mourad, St. George and St. Anthony Coptic Orthodox Church, Ottawa Canada

For more information:  http://susgrads.org/overview/

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