Diocesan Clergy Convocation 2007 (Part 2)
From Tuesday May 22 - Thursday May 24, 2007, Diocesan Clergy gathered at Camp Nazareth, in Mercer PA for their biennial Priest's Convocation. This Year's Conference, in honor of the 1600th Anniversary of the Repose of St. John Chrysostom centered on the theme: " GLORY BE TO GOD FOR ALL THINGS..." - (ST JOHN CHRYSOSTOM) The photos below show scenes from the events associatied with the convocation.
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Stephen Dutko offers his reflections on his priestly ministry in the Diocese.
Following lunch, Professor Michael J. Thompson of Sts Cyril and Methodius Seminary, spoke on the topic "Prostopinje and the Renewal of Parish Worship"
Very Rev. Fr. Patrick Reardon spoke Tuesday Evening on the topic "Orthodox Priestly Ministry in the Modern World."
Wednesday morning saw the commencement of repairs to the Camp Nazareth swimming pool.
Clergy who concelebrated Wednesday Morning's Divine Liturgy.
The participants of Clergy Convocation 2007
Iconographers Matthew Garrett (Pictured) and Philip Zimmerman spoke following breakfast on the topic "Iconography in Our Parish Worship"
His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas presented Very Rev. Protopresbyter Stephen Dutko with a cross from Mount Athos on the ocsasion of his 65th Anniversary of the Holy Priesthood.
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Stephen Dutko, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday and 65 Anniversary of Ordination to the Holy Priesthood.