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Dr. Veniamin to Visit Dallas/Fort Worth Area

March 7-9, 2014: Dr Christopher Veniamin, Professor of Patristics at St Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, to speak in the Dallas/Fort Worth area

Prof. Veniamin will give several presentations based on his recently-released book, The Orthodox Understanding of Salvation: “Theosis” in Scripture and Tradition.

Dr Veniamin’s schedule will include:-

Friday March 7th
St Barbara Orthodox Church (OCA)
5201 Altamesa Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76133
(817) 294-0325
7:00-8:00 PM  Talk by Dr. Christopher Intro

Saturday March 8th
St Seraphim of Sarov Cathedral (OCA)
4208 Wycliff Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219
Vigil – 5:00 p.m.
After Vigil Reception and Dr. Christopher Veniamin Lecture #1 with Q&A

Sunday March 9th
St Sava Orthodox Church (OCA), Plano, TX
1501 Jupiter Rd
Allen, Texas 75002
Give Sermon for Divine Liturgy
12:00 Noon Informal Discussion about Fr Sophrony

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Dallas Texas
13555 Hillcrest Rd, Dallas, TX 75240
(972) 991-1166
6:00 PM  Pan Orthodox Lenten Vespers
Panegyric Oration on the Sunday of Orthodoxy by Dr. Christopher Veniamin Lecture

For more details, see individual entries for Dr Veniamin’s full schedule

Prof. Christopher Veniamin – Guest Speaker for “Spiritual Day” in Pickering ON, Canada

Dr. Christopher Veniamin, Professor of Patristics at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Canaan PA and President of Mount Thabor Publishing, has been graciously invited to address college students from three Coptic Orthodox parishes in the vicinity of St. Mary & St. John The Beloved Coptic Orthodox Church in Pickering ON, on Saturday, February 15, 2014. Thanks to Fr. Daniel Bessada, the day will begin with the Divine Liturgy, which will be followed by two presentations (with time for Questions), the first in the morning, the second in the afternoon.

Based on Prof. Veniamin’s recently published book, The Orthodox Understanding of Salvation, the first presentation will be, “The Orthodox Understanding of Salvation: ‘Theosis’ in St. Silouan the Athonite and Elder Sophrony of Essex”; and the second, “The Orthodox Interpretation of Holy Scripture: St. Gregory Palamas and the Key to Understanding the Bible.”

For further information, please visit St. Mary & St. John The Beloved Coptic Orthodox Church or call (905) 837-0888.

Elder Zacharias Returns to Wichita

Archimadrite Zacharias, of the Patriarchal and Stavropegic Monastery of St. John the Baptist, Essex, England, will be the Guest Speaker for the 2014 Annual St. Raphael Clergy Brotherhood Retreat, of the Antiochian Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America (under the Omophorion of Bishop Basil Essey).

The retreat will be held February 4-7, 2014, and will consist of six talks. The general them is entitled, “To live a Christian life is impossible. All one can do as a Christian is ‘die daily’.” For more information, go to Bishop Basil Essey.

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