Orthodox Inter-Seminary Movement was hosted at Christ the Saviour Seminary on the weekend of September 24-26, 2010 There were thirty total seminarians in attendance. This was one of the most successful OISM's in recent years.
The seminarians had time upon arriving for informal conversation in the seminary dining hall.
Meeting and greeting in the seminary living room.
An important component of the encounter was strengthening the bond of friendship amonts the seminarians.
The seminarians congregated in the bookstore where many purchased books and gifts.
Fr. Nicholas and con-celebrant Fr. Joseph at the Great Entrance during Divine Liturgy celebrated on Saturday morning in the seminary chapel
Following Liturgy a group photo was taken. Pictured are seminarians from St. Tikhons, St. Vladimirs, Holy Cross, Christ the Saviour, St. Sophias, and Holy Trinity, Jordanville, and our friends from the Lived Theology School in Toronto.
Seminarians listen intently to a presentation by Fr. Dcn. Gregory Rober at the Diocesan Chancery.
Father Deacon Gregory Rober.
On Saturday, the seminarians took an excursion to Antiochian Village in Ligonier, PA. A stop at the giftshop was a must for the seminarians.
Those not shopping or touring the Antiochian Village facilities enjoyed engaging in theological discussions on the porch.
While at the Village, they visited the grave of St. Raphael of Brooklyn, NY.
After dinner in the chancery the seminarians engaged in a discussion regarding the present and future direction of OISM.
Everyone attended vespers at Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Saturday evening
Fr. Dcn. Pavel presented to the seminarians the opportunities at the Lived Theology School (www.livedtheologyschool.org ) at St John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto that is part of our Diocese".