'In the world, but not of the world'
An evening of informal discussion and Q&A session with Fr John Behr, Dean of St Vladimir’s Seminary in New York, Professor of Patristics, and author of many publications and articles covering a breadth of topics on Orthodox life, faith, and theology.
Organised by: London Orthodox Youth Association
Location: St George's Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, London
Date: Monday 9th February
Scheduled for Saturday October 18th at the Orthodox Church of St. Nectarios in Battersea, London (SW11 5QR).
We will begin with the Divine Liturgy in the church from 9am until around 11.30am and then move next door into the hall for a day of fun and fellowship, lunch included. Various Orthodox events will also be advertised, and we will promote next year's festival and exchange ideas on other future events! Vespers will take place between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.
All are welcome to join us, and if you can only attend for part of the day, that's fine too. Bring friends and spread the word!
Any musical instruments, special food, stories, and Orthodox "show and tell" welcome.
Contact us with any questions in the lead-up to the event.
"Fasts, Feasts, and the Joy of the Resurrection"
As the main event of the OFSJB Youth calendar, we take a few days out in the countryside of Derbyshire to enjoy fellowship and fun together. There will be several talks and sessions with select Orthodox clergy and academics on the topic of 'Fasts, Feasts, and the Joy of the Resurrection', as well as evening activities, and a visit to the shrine and well of St Bertram. Expect to meet fellow Orthodox Christians from various backgrounds and around the world!
Fr Andreas Andreopoulos, Fr Christopher Neill and Fr Philip Hall
Dates: Thurs 29th May - Sun 1st June 2014
Location: Dovedale House, Ilam, DE6 2AZ
** Applications closed **
Every year we head to the rural and blessed village of Walsingham, this has been a place of pilgrimage since the Middle Ages — one of the
four great shrines of medieval Christendom, ranking alongside Jerusalem, Rome and Santiago da Compostella.
There are 3 Orthodox churches there: link , all of which we will try and visit. It is a pleasant weekend in very beautiful surroundings and accommodation.
We leave early Saturday morning and return Sunday evening.
Dates: Sat 9th to Sun 10th November 2013
Location: Walsingham, Norfolk.
Come and join for a break in the wonderful area of Snowdonia Wales.
Dates: Fri 13th Sept evening - Sun 15th afternoon.
Cost: £30 (£22 students) for board and lodging.
Travel: Arrange separately.
Friday night - Arrive
Saturday - Climb Mt Snowdon then toasted marshmallows on the campfire.
Sunday - Visit Father Deiniol in Blaenau.