Divine Compassion III Conference on Women: Healing, Authority & Ministry in Orthodox Spiritual Tradition


October 2015- Saint Catherine’s Vision

Saturday November 7, 2015 at HCHC- USA

USA: Saint Catherine’s Vision (SCV) is pleased to announce Divine Compassion Conference III on:  Divine Compassion and Women: Healing, Authority and Ministry in Orthodox Spiritual Tradition to be held Saturday, November 7th from 9 am- 4 pm at the Archbishop Iakovos Library Learning and Resource Center of Hellenic College Holy Cross School of Theology.

Dr. Helen Creticos Theodoropoulos, a graduate of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology presently serving as Adjunct Professor of Theology at St. Savas Serbian Orthodox Seminary and Dr. Evangelia Amiridou, Associate Professor of Church History of the Aristotelian University School of Theology in Thessaloniki, Greece, will be offering the keynote address and keynote response, respectively.

Three afternoon seminar presentations engaging Divine Compassion, Women and: 1) Healing, 2) Authority and 3) Ministry will be offered by co-authors of SCV’s upcoming Encountering Women of Faith series, Volume III .  H.E. Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia served as special advisor during SCV’s collaborative, co-authoring sessions during their most recent summer Writing Colloquium for this book. During the seminars they will be highlighting their research engaging the lives of women saints. A fourth optional seminar will be offered just after the official close of the Conference for persons interested in taking part in SCV’s ongoing “diakonima” discussions regarding “Divine Compassion and Human Trafficking”.

The Saturday November 7th conference is co-sponsored with Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston.  This pan-Orthodox Christian conference is designed especially for men and women who desire to learn more deeply about the participation of women in the life of the Church, especially through the powerful witness of female saints through history.

Tickets are available now through SCV’s Eventbrite site: divinecompassionconferenceiii.eventbrite.com.

More information can be found on the websites of cosponsors: Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology,  http://www.hchc.edu;  The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston, http://www.boston.goarch.org and Saint Catherine’s Vision, inc., http://saintcatherinesvision.org.