Western American Diocese
RUSSIAN ORTHODOX
 CHURCH OUTSIDE
 OF RUSSIA
Western American Diocese
Pastoral Retreat of the Western American Diocese, Sacramento, CA (1996)
Pastoral Retreat of the Western American Diocese, Sacramento, CA (1996)
Pastoral Retreat of the Western American Diocese, Sacramento, CA (1996)

Schedule of the Fall Pastoral Retreat of the Clergy
of the Western American Diocese
San Francisco
November 5-8, 2017

Sunday, November 5

Travel day
6:00 pm: Joy of All Who Sorrow feast day Vigil (no common meal)

Monday, November 6

9:30 am: Greeting of the Bishop, solemn feast day Liturgy, procession and festal meal

6:00 pm: Clergy fellowship at the Society of Russian Cadets and Veteran's of World War I in San Francisco (2401 Lyon Street, San Francisco)

Tuesday, November 7

7:45 am: Hours and Divine Liturgy at St Tikhon's Church (598 15th Avenue)

9:30 am: Light breakfast followed by the opening and first session of the WAD Fall Clergy Pastoral Retreat (at St. Tikhon's)

  • Archdeacon Peter (Karakozov): Monarchy and Fidelity: The Most Holy Synod and the February 1917 Revolution 

12:30 pm: Lunch and continuation of retreat at St. Tikhon's

  • Abbot James (Corazza): Serving the Litya
  • Group discussion (pastoral topics):  "Responding to tragedy and disaster; how to talk to the parish and the community when bad things happen."

4:30 pm: Transfer to Holy Virgin Cathedral

[Vespers & Matins at HVC are to begin at 4:30 pm]

5:00 pm: Dinner at the HVC small fellowship hall

6:00 pm: Panikhida for the victims of the godless communist regime at HVC

7:00 pm: A keynote talk (in large HVC fellowship hall – open to the general public)

  • Archpriest Nicholas Karipoff: (Melbourne, Australia): Patriarch Tikhon, Revolution and 100 Years Later

Wednesday, November 8

7:45 am: Hours and Liturgy at HVC.

9:30 am: Breakfast followed by second session of the WAD Fall Clergy Pastoral Retreat

  • Archpriest Nicholas Karipoff: “The Beauty of God's House: The Aesthetic at the Threshold of Spirituality”
  • Group Presentation and approval of a common epistle from the conference to the flock.

12:30 pm: Closing of the Retreat and farewell lunch.

 

 

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