2014 Southern Region GOYA Fall Retreat: TX

2014, Retreat, TX

GOYAns, ages 11-18, are invited to retreat away from every day challenges for a weekend of growth and fellowship.  The gathering will be held at  Pine Cove Outback Retreat Center in Columbus, Texas. In addition to completing the online registration form, adult advisors must download, complete, and return to the Metropolis Office the following: Advisor Application Form Code of Conduct Youth Protection Manual Metropolis of Denver Supplement (not to be returned) Online registration is … [Read more...]

Orthodox Institute at Antiochian Village

Dr. Harry Boosalis, Professor of Dogmatics at St. Tikhon’s Seminary has been asked to direct the core courses at this year’s Orthodox Institute at Antiochian Village in Ligionier, PA. Theme: " Theosis: Your Life With God."   Dr. Boosalis will be speaking on the topics of - Freedom in Christ, Spiritual Warfare and Suffering, as well as Love and Prayer. This year’s keynote speakers are Fr. Anthony Coniaris and Dr. Kyriakos Markides. Our own Fr. David Hester (Faculty) and Fr. John Oliver … [Read more...]

“Nashi Predky-Our Ancestors” Fall 2014 Conference: NJ

2014, Ancestors

  Join the Historical and Educational Center for the first full-day conference of the Family History Group. Expert speakers Matthew Bielawa, Angie Bush, Michael Buryk, and Michelle Chubenko will present talks on a variety of topics related to Ukrainian and Eastern European genealogy from the introductory to the advanced. Presentations will include: Galicia: An Introduction to the Austro-Hungarian Province Ukrainian Vital Records: Finding Them, Reading Them, Understanding Them The … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Eastern Christianity Symposium: Ft. Wayne, IN

St. Gregory

Theme:  “Image and Holiness” Saint Nicholas Church of  Ft. Wayne, IN  and the University of Saint Francis will cosponsor their second annual symposium. Friday, October 17, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and Saturday, October 18, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ University of Saint Francis North Campus Auditorium “One of the best known elements of the Eastern Orthodox tradition is our iconography,” said Saint Nicholas’ Rector, Archpriest Andrew Jarmus. “We are going to discuss the … [Read more...]

A Fall Spiritual Retreat: St. James,MO

Fr. Sergius, Abbot of St Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery in South Canaan, Pennsylvania will lead a retreat entitled "Door to Paradise: Jesus Christ in Ancient Christianity". For more information:  http://annunciationoca.org/public/Door-To-Paradise-Retreat-Flyer.pdf   or    http://stots.edu/news_140908_3.html     … [Read more...]

Commemoration:100th anniversary of the death of Stevan Mokranjac: Chicago, IL

2014, Oct 5 Serbian Singing Soc.

The Serbian Singing Society Branko Radichevich and the Serbian Singing Federation will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Stevan Mokranjac in two separate events. October 3rd and 4th will consist of a symposium and choral workshop centered on Mokranjac compositions of sacred and secular folk music. A concert will take place at 5pm on Sunday October 5th and will feature a presentation by Prof. Dr. Danica Petrovic, musicologist from Belgrade, an expert in the life and work of … [Read more...]

Student Conference on 700th Anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh’s Birth: Jordonville, NY

2014, St. Sergiius

  "The Brightest Luminary of the Russian Land:" the 700th Anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh’s Birth  Holy Trinity Seminary will host a student conference .The keynote address, the topic of which will be announced at a later date, will be delivered on Friday evening the by Archpriest Paul Velikanov of Moscow Theological Academy. For more information: http://eadiocese.org/News/2014/apr/htsretreat.en.htm http://eadiocese.org/en.index.htm … [Read more...]

Benefit Concert: Detroit, MI

Logo, COCC Detroit

The Council of Orthodox Christian Churches of Metropolitan Detroit (COCC) will sponsor a benefit concert to aid needy people in Middle East, North Africa and Ukraine. This is its fourth annual benefit concert. Theme:  "Blessed Be the Name of the Lord!"   The program will consist of Orthodox hymnsand songs of worship performed by the Orthodox Choir of Metropolitan Detroit conducted by Victoria Kopistiansky, artistic director.  Donations will be collected to aid needy people in the Middle … [Read more...]

All-Diocesan Celebration-Pilgrimage: Monterey, CA

2014, Celebration in Monterey, CA

His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill has announced an All-Diocesan Celebration-Pilgrimage to Saint Seraphim of Sarov Church in Monterey, California.  “This year, 2014, the Local Russian Church celebrates the 700th Anniversary of the birth of the venerable God-bearer Sergius of Radonezh, and the Church Abroad – the 50th Anniversary of the glorification of Holy Righteous John of Krondstadt. This is a jubilee of two intercessors who embody within themselves on the one hand – Russian Orthodox Monasticism; … [Read more...]

COLLEGE AGE RETREAT – September 26-28, 2014 – Grass Lake, Michigan

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WHAT: College Age Retreat WHERE: Vatra Romaneasca, Grass Lake, Michigan WHEN: SEPTEMBER 26 - 28, 2014 - arrive Friday evening and depart Sunday early afternoon WHO: College students SPEAKERS: Fr John Konkle and Fr Dan Hoarste Confirm Participation: by September 24, 2014 COST: Free will donation CONTACT: Fr Dan Hoarste, 517-522-4800 or dan.hoarste@gmail.com - See more at: http://www.roea.org/#sthash.iSxfezVe.dpuf … [Read more...]