Divine Compassion Conference III: Divine Compassion and Women
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 7, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Archbishop Iakovos Library and Learning Resource Center of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.
Dr. Helen Creticos Theodoropoulos, a graduate of Holy Cross currently serving as Adjunct Professor of Theology at St. Sava 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 those interested in taking part in SCV's ongoing diakonima discussions regarding "Divine Compassion and Human Trafficking."
The 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.