Please join us for our Annual Lenten Retreat:
Saturday, April 2, 2022
“Not an angel, not a messenger, but the Lord Himself!”: Participating Fully in The Passover
The Rev. Dr. Bogdan G. Bucur
Associate Professor of Patristics
St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary
After studying at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Bucharest, Fr. Bogdan came to the USA, where he earned his Ph.D. at Marquette University under the direction of Archbishop Alexander (Golitzin). He now teaches Patristics at St Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary, with a special interest in the link between reception history of the Bible and doctrinal developments in early Christianity and the Byzantine tradition.
Now that we can once again organize a Lenten retreat, we have asked Fr. Bogdan to help reignite our understanding, preparation, and full participation in the great mystery of the Passover—the Pascha—of our great Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!
The first session will consider the foreshadowing of Pascha in the Old Testament episodes of Joseph’s burial and in the later story of Passover; the second will highlight the insistence of the Holy Week hymnography on the need to adequately recognize the Lord in order to participate in the fullness of Passover/ Pascha.
8:30 am Divine Liturgy
10:00 am Registration, coffee, lenten breakfast
11:00 am First session
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Second session
3:30 pm Closing Prayer
4:00 pm Vigil
Pre-register with a suggested donation of $25.00. Registrations will be accepted at the door as space permits with a suggested donation of $30.00. Can’t attend this year? Your contributions in support of our efforts to bring great speakers to the Bay Area are appreciated!
Contact Father Kirill Sokolov, Dean, at 415-673-8565 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to register by mail or phone. Please pre-register regardless of your ability to contribute. We look forward to seeing you!
Parking available at St. Brigid School (Enter on Broadway between Van Ness & Franklin)
Location: Holy Trinity Cathedral, 1520 Green St, San Francisco CA 94123
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