2013 Southern Region GOYA Lenten Retreat: TX

The 2013 Southern Region GOYA Lenten Retreat will be held  at the Sky Ranch Retreat Center in Van, Texas. GOYAns, ages 11-18, are invited to retreat away from every day challenges for a weekend of growth and fellowship. 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 … [Read more...]

Lenten Retreat: Souderton, PA

Theme: “Christian Hospitality: Living Images of Christ” Speaker: Fr. Paul Finley (Director of Focus Center, St. Herman House of Hospitality) For more information:  http://www.st-philip.net/calendar.html … [Read more...]

Northeast Florida 2nd Annual Pan-Orthodox Women’s Lenten Retreat: St. Augustine

St. Photios Shrine

You are invited to spend the day with Presvytera Christine Salzman as she guides us in discovering "What it means to be a Pan Orthodox Woman" and with Margo Toscas Kelley to explore the "First Epistle of Peter". The schedule is as follows: 7:30 a.m. Walking in Prayer                                                           12-2:30 p.m. Lunch and Icon Mounting 8:15-9 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast                      2:30 - 4 p.m. Session II Group A/Group B 9-10 a.m. … [Read more...]

Pan-Orthodox Lenten Retreat: Hermitage, PA

The Clergy Association of Shenango Valley are sponsoring a Lenten Day Retreat. The Clergy Association of the Shenango Valley is made up of the clergy serving the Orthodox Churches located in Farrell, Sharon, Hermitage, Mercer and surrounding areas. There are six Orthodox churches and one cemetery chapel in this region, known commonly as “the Valley”. Theme: “The Meaning of Salvation: An Orthodox Understanding” Speaker: Fr. Jonathan Tobias For more information: … [Read more...]

American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese Lenten Retreat – Central Region: PA

Church, St. Nicholas, Homestead, PA

Central Region:  His Grace, Bishop Gregory will speak on the topic "Repentance and Confession" and will be assisted by Fr.  Matthew Stagon who will lead the youth in an interactive discussion on the theme "The Biggest Little Question; Who is God?"  Registration is required and must be made by March 29, 2013. Mrs. Barbara Coe is in charge of registration. Download Registration Form.  (PDF Format) For more informationr: … [Read more...]

Women’s Lenten Retreat: St. John the Forerunner Monastery: WA

Monastery, St. Johns

This retreat is sponsored by the Myrrhbears of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church of Beaverton, Oregon.  Last year women had the option of staying one or two nights. This proved to be popular, so those same arrangements have been made.  Call for more infor mation or contact us at: http://stjohngoc.org/ … [Read more...]

St. Juliana Guild Lenten Lecture: Falls Church, VA

Theme: “Bullying: Love Thyself as Thy Neighbor” Speaker: Khouria Janet Shadid (Licensed Social Worker & Counselor) A major obstacle to acquiring a peaceful heart, especially during Lent, is dealing with a bully. What is it and how do we deal with it as a Christian? Bullies come in all shapes, sizes, and ages, using different tactics to attempt exerting control and power over other people. How do we encounter that specifically in the home, workplace, or even your parish? What can we … [Read more...]

Lenten Retreat: Webster, MA

Speaker: Klaus Kenneth (a spiritual child of Elder Sophrony of Essex and author of Born to Hate Reborn to Love) For more information:  http://www.thaborian.com/klauskennethsfirstustour.html   or http://schwebster.org/ … [Read more...]

Lenten Retreat: Midwest

Theme: “Idolatry, Power & Identity: A Study of Paul’s Letter to the Galatians” Speaker: Fr. Marc Boulos (Priest of St. Elizabeth Orthodox Mission, in Eagan, MN) Who's Coming? +OCF Groups from Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Chicago +Young Adults, age 18 to 25-ish +Priests and leaders who work with young adults For more information: http://ocfgreatlakesmidwest.weebly.com/index.html   … [Read more...]

Annual Celebration of Books, Schedule of Events: Westchester, IL

Thousands of Orthodox books will be on display for all to browse and purchase for their library.  The Celebration of Books is sponsored by the Metropolis of Chicago Religious Education Department.  Daily hours are 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. On March 31, 2013, the Sunday of St Gregory Palamas, Dr. Christopher Veniamin will be the keynote speaker at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Westchester IL, for their annual "Celebration of Books".  This week-long annual event is in its 29th year and is … [Read more...]