Dr. Christopher Veniamin, Professor of Patristics at St. Tikhon’s Seminary, will present three seminars on March 21, April 4, and April 11, 2014.
The central theme will be The Spiritual Life in St. Silouan the Athonite and Archimandrite Sophrony of Essex, and will take place at Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church, Berwick PA.
Each seminar will begin immediately following the Akathist, which will begin at 6:00 PM, and the Seminars will be entitled as follows:-
1) On Humility – on Friday, March 21 @ 6:30– 8:30 PM
2) On Peace – on Friday, April 4 @ 6:30– 8:30 PM
3) On the Will of God and on Freedom – on Friday, April 11 @ 6:30– 8:30 PM
Professor Veniamin is a spiritual child of Elder Sophrony of Essex, holds his first degree in Theology from the University of Thessalonica (Greece), and obtained his doctorate from Oxford University, under the supervision of Metropolitan Kallistos Ware. He is the editor and translator of Saint Gregory Palamas: The Homilies (2009 and 2014), and the author of The Orthodox Understanding of Salvation: “Theosis” in Scripture and Tradition (2013). Dr. Veniamin is also the President of Mount Thabor Publishing, which was established in 2005, and has published books by Archimandrite Zacharias, Professor Constantine Scouteris, and Klaus Kenneth.
Rev. Michael Demko
Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church
1228 2nd Ave.
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 752- 3184