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==[http://ocf.net/news/gwu_voc_conf.asp March 4-6: OCF Capital Conference at Georgetown]==
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==[http://www.svots.edu/Press-Releases/2005-0209-passion-symposium/index.html April 3-4: "Symposium on the Passion of Christ" with Bishop Kallistos (Ware)]==
The [[Orthodox Christian Fellowship]] (OCF) of George Washington University cordially invites all college students and young adults to Capital Conference 2005 scheduled for March 4-6, 2005!  The topic is "Vocation, Vocation, Vocation!"  Guest speakers are:  Fr. [[Thomas Hopko]], author and Dean Emeritus of [[St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (Crestwood, New York)|St. Vladimir's Seminary]]; Fr. Nicholas C. Triantafilou, Dean of [[Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, Massachusetts)|Holy Cross]] and Executive Director of [[IOCC]].  Other possible speakers include Melina Kanakaredes, lead actress of the TV show ''Providence'', and Senator Paul SarbanesWe are still awaiting word from them.  If anyone has any questions, feel free to email Andy Lentz at alentz@gwu.edu.
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[[St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (Crestwood, New York)|St Vladimir's Seminary]] will host a "Symposium on the Passion of Christ," to be held April 3-4, 2005. His Grace, [[Bishop]] [[Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia]] will be among the speakers at this eventThe seminary encourages all to join us for this special symposium in which Bishop Kallistos will deliver the keynote address on Sunday evening at 7:30 pm. A full day of lectures will follow on Monday, given by members of the seminary faculty, including Visiting Professor in Liturgical Art Richard Schneider. "The Passion of Christ, his crucifixion and resurrection," says Fr. John Behr, professor of patristics, who will also speak at the symposium, "is both the starting point and the central axis of the Christian faith and liturgical year: taking up the Cross defines us as Christians, members of the body of Christ."  The symposium will begin on the third Sunday of Great Lent—the Veneration of the Cross.  Pre-registration is $25; $35 upon arrival at the symposium. For more information, call (914) 961-8313, ext. 323 or e-mail info@svots.edu.
 
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==[http://www.svots.edu/Press-Releases/2005-0302-film.html March 6: Three Films on Kosovo at St. Vladimir's Seminary]==
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All are welcome to St Vladimir's Seminary this Sunday for the viewing of three short films documenting the crisis in Kosovo. Filmmaker Ninoslav Randjelovic will be presenting his work to all who wish to attend. Mr Randjelovic, an alumnus of St Vladimir's Seminary, has been documenting the crisis in Kosovo for the last eight years. He has created sixteen documentaries and hundreds of television reports. Some have appeared at film festivals throughout the world and received awards. This event is free and open to the public.  
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==[http://ocf.net/dop.asp March 13: OCF National Day of Prayer]==
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[[Orthodox Christian Fellowship]] has plans for another National Day of Prayer to bring together OCF chapters from across the nation to pray continuously for 24 hours to begin [[Great Lent]].
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==[http://crossroad.hchc.edu/ June 25–July 5: CrossRoad]==
 
==[http://crossroad.hchc.edu/ June 25–July 5: CrossRoad]==
CrossRoad is a 10–day summer program for Orthodox Christian high school seniors of all jurisdictions to help them discern their life callings, matching personal gifts with the needs of the world. The staff of CrossRoad believes that in just about any direction you choose for your life, it can be of service of God and of neighbor, which is Christ’s call to us all.  This event will take place on the campus of Hellenic College/Holy Cross in Brookline, Massachusetts.   
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CrossRoad is a 10–day summer program for Orthodox Christian high school seniors of all jurisdictions to help them discern their life callings, matching personal gifts with the needs of the world. The staff of CrossRoad believes that in just about any direction you choose for your life, it can be of service of God and of neighbor, which is Christ’s call to us all.  This event will take place on the campus of [[Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, Massachusetts)|Hellenic College/Holy Cross in Brookline, Massachusetts]].   
  
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==[http://oca.org/news.asp?ID=613 July 17-22: 14th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America]==
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The AAC will convene in Toronto, ON, Canada July 17-22, 2005.  Delegates and observers from throughout the [[OCA]] will be given the opportunity to participate in the AAC’s four key components – worship, fellowship, learning, and decision making – focusing on the theme, "Our Church and the Future."  Parishes are asked to begin the delegate selection process in a timely manner so that their elected delegates may prepare themselves for significant and meaningful participation in the Council.  While the Council’s first session will open on Monday, July 18, delegates and observers are encouraged to arrive in Toronto earlier to participate in various pre-AAC workshops on Saturday, July 16 and the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, July 17, at which members of the Holy Synod of Bishops will concelebrate.
  
 
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April 3-4: "Symposium on the Passion of Christ" with Bishop Kallistos (Ware)

St Vladimir's Seminary will host a "Symposium on the Passion of Christ," to be held April 3-4, 2005. His Grace, Bishop Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia will be among the speakers at this event. The seminary encourages all to join us for this special symposium in which Bishop Kallistos will deliver the keynote address on Sunday evening at 7:30 pm. A full day of lectures will follow on Monday, given by members of the seminary faculty, including Visiting Professor in Liturgical Art Richard Schneider. "The Passion of Christ, his crucifixion and resurrection," says Fr. John Behr, professor of patristics, who will also speak at the symposium, "is both the starting point and the central axis of the Christian faith and liturgical year: taking up the Cross defines us as Christians, members of the body of Christ." The symposium will begin on the third Sunday of Great Lent—the Veneration of the Cross. Pre-registration is $25; $35 upon arrival at the symposium. For more information, call (914) 961-8313, ext. 323 or e-mail info@svots.edu.

June 25–July 5: CrossRoad

CrossRoad is a 10–day summer program for Orthodox Christian high school seniors of all jurisdictions to help them discern their life callings, matching personal gifts with the needs of the world. The staff of CrossRoad believes that in just about any direction you choose for your life, it can be of service of God and of neighbor, which is Christ’s call to us all. This event will take place on the campus of Hellenic College/Holy Cross in Brookline, Massachusetts.

July 17-22: 14th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America

The AAC will convene in Toronto, ON, Canada July 17-22, 2005. Delegates and observers from throughout the OCA will be given the opportunity to participate in the AAC’s four key components – worship, fellowship, learning, and decision making – focusing on the theme, "Our Church and the Future." Parishes are asked to begin the delegate selection process in a timely manner so that their elected delegates may prepare themselves for significant and meaningful participation in the Council. While the Council’s first session will open on Monday, July 18, delegates and observers are encouraged to arrive in Toronto earlier to participate in various pre-AAC workshops on Saturday, July 16 and the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, July 17, at which members of the Holy Synod of Bishops will concelebrate.

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