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Bishop Thomas: Schedule for 2019-2020

2019      
       
January      
1am St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Feast of Circumcision
1 pm     Phone conference with Chair of Department of Prison Ministry
3     Phone conference with Chair & Assistant of Department of Homeschooling
5-6 St. George Cathedral Pittsburgh, PA Feast of Theophany
7-10   Houston, TX Medical checkups
11-13 St Constantine School Houston, TX Homeschool Conference
13 Church of the 40 Holy Martyrs Sugarland, TX Divine Liturgy
14   Houston, TX Medical checkups
15 St. Andrew Church Riverside, CA Funeral of Fr. Ibrahim Chahoud
15pm St. Matthew Church Torrance, CA Vespers
16 St. Matthew Church Torrance, CA Matins
17 Pentagon Washington, DC Military Chaplaincy conference
18   Washington, DC Right to Life march
18-21 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Winter Family Camp
22 pm St. Mary Church Chambersburg, PA Funeral Trisagion, Nagib Khalifa
23-25 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Youth and Camp Worker Conference
26 St Constantine School Houston, TX Gala, guest speaker
27 St Paul Church Houston, TX Visit
27-31   Houston, TX  Continued medical work & visit St Constantine School
29     DMC Phone Conference
30 St Constantine School Houston, TX Podcasts with Dr. John Mark Reynolds on education
       
February      
1-2   Houston, TX Orthodox Christian Leadership Initiative visit
2 St. George Church Houston, TX Festal Divine Liturgy
3-8   Houston, TX Continued medical work & visit St Constantine School
3 St. George Church Houston, TX Divine Liturgy
9-10 St. George Church Altoona, PA

Visit

14    

Western Pennsylvania Deanery meeting

15-18 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Winter Camp
20 St. George Church Charleston, WV Youth gathering
24 St. Nicholas Church St. Petersburg, FL Divine LIturgy
       
March      
3 Holy Cross Church Olga, FL Divine Liturgy
6-11 St. Tikhon's Seminary South Canaan, PA Board of Trustees meeting
7 St. Mary Church Wilkes-Barre, PA Dinner
9-10 St. John Chrysostom Church York, PA Divine Services
11-15 St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Weeknight services
16-17 St. Patrick Church Bealeton, VA Visit - Patronal Feast
19-20 Antiochian Village Ligonier, PA Greek Metropolis of Pittsburgh Clergy Retreat
21 Conference call   AoB Youth Committee meeting
21pm-22am St. Mary Church Johnstown, PA Funeral, Kelly Hines
22-24 St. Basil Church Ocala, FL Funeral, Fr. Peter Demro
25 Annunciation Monastery Ocala, FL Feast of the Annunciation
26 Sheriff's Office Sarasota, FL Meeting w/Fr David Randolph, Dept of Prison Ministry
30 St. Gregory R.O. Church Tampa, FL Visit
31 St. Joseph the Betrothed R. O. Church Sarasota, FL Divine Liturgy
       
April      
3 St. George Cathedral Pittsburgh, PA Presanctified Liturgy
4-7 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA St. Emmelia Homeschool Conference
6 St. Mary Church Johnstown, PA Divine Liturgy & Diaconal Ordination of Christopher Shadid
12-14 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Diocesan organizational meetings
15 St. John Chrysostom Church York, PA Great Compline
17-21 St Philip Church Souderton, PA Visit / Presanctified Liturgies, Lazarus Saturday, & Palm Sunday
22 Holy Ascension Church West Chester, PA Holy Monday
23 St George Church Upper Darby, PA Holy Tuesday
24 St Paul Church Emmaus, PA  Holy Wednesday
25 St Mary Church Wilkes-Barre, PA Holy Thursday
26 AM St Paul Church Emmaus, PA Royal Hours
26 PM St Mary Church Chambersburg, PA Holy Friday
27-28 St John Chrysostom Church York, PA Holy Saturday & Pascha
29 am St John Chrysostom Church  York, PA  Divine Liturgy
29 pm St George Cathedral Charleston, WV Divine Liturgy
30 St George Cathedral Charleston, WV Trisagion Prayers
       
May      
1 St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Meeting with Youth
2 St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Meeting with Parish Council
4 St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Meeting with Church School students and staff
5 St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV St George Liturgy and Luncheon
10-12 St. Mary Church Wilkes-Barre, PA Ordination of George Marshall Goodge to Holy Diaconate (11th) / Visit
17-19 St. George Church New Kensington, PA Visit
20-23 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA AHoS PhD program
22 St. Michael Church Greensburg, PA Meet with Western PA clergy & families
23 am   Conf Call Committee for Youth meeting, 11:30 am (conf call)
23pm-25 St. Tikhon's Seminary South Canaan, PA Commencement & Board of Trustees meeting
26-27 Antiochian Village Camp Bolivar, PA Family Camp
27-31 Antiochian Village Camp Bolivar, PA Counselor Training
       
       
June      
1 St. Ignatius Chapel, Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Divine Liturgy & Ordination of Dn. Christopher Shadid
2 AM St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Divine Liturgy
2 PM University of Charleston Charleston, WV Symphony Sunday
3 St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Funeral
4 PM St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Liturgy for Ascension
5 PM St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Sports Gathering
9 St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Divine Liturgy
12 Holy Spirit Church Huntington, WV Visit
13-14 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Ancient Faith Podcasting & Writing Conference
14-16 St. Michael Church Greensburg, PA Visit; Pentecost
16-26 Antiochian Village Camp Bolivar, PA Camp Session 1
23 St. George Church New Kensington, PA Visit
26-30 Antiochian Village Center Bolivar, PA Parish Life Conference
       
July      
1-5 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Camp session 2
5-6 St. Paul Church Emmaus, PA Ordination of Dn George Goodge to the Holy Priesthood
7 St. George Church New Kensington,PA Serve Liturgy
13 St. George Cathedral Pittsburgh, PA Ordination of Noah Papas to the Holy Diaconate
14 St. John the Evangelist Church Beaver Falls, PA Visit
19 Telephone conference   Committee for Youth, Assembly of Bishops
19 Holy Cross Church Linthicum, MD Ordination of Dn Timothy Barkley to the Holy Priesthood
20 Holy Cross Church Linthicum, MD Men's fellowship event
21-28   Grand Rapids, MI Archdiocese Convention
29-31  Antiochian Village  Bolivar, PA  Camp
       
August      
1-3 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Camp
4 St. George Church New Kensington, PA Divine Liturgy
5 pm St. George Church New Kensington, PA Transfiguration Divine Liturgy
7 St. George Church Charleston, WV Paraklesis
9 St. George Church Charleston, WV Paraklesis; Parish Dinner
10 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Camp - counselor debriefing
11 St. George Church New Kensington, PA Divine Liturgy
12-13 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Special Olympics
14 pm St. George Church New Kensington, PA Dormition Divine Liturgy
17-18 Holy Spirit Church Huntington, WV Visit
23-25 St. Andrew Church Lewes, DE Visit
25-30 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA House of Studies
29 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Military promotion ceremony, Fr. David Alexander
       
September      
1 St. George Church New Kensington, PA Divine Liturgy
1-5 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA House of Studies
6-8 St. George Cathedral Charleston, WV Visit
13-15 Holy Cross Church Linthicum, MD Visit
21-22 Holy Ascension Church West Chester, PA Visit
23   Bethlehem, PA Presentation on Orthodox parochial school, with Dr. John Mark Reynolds
24-30   Lebanon Tentative; Holy Synod
       
       
October      
1-14   Lebanon Tentative; Holy Synod
17-20   Brooklyn, NY Archdiocese Board of Trustees meeting
24-25 St Tikhon's Seminary Waymart, PA Board of Trustees meeting
25-27 St. James Church Westminster, MD Deacons' Retreat / Parish Visit
       
November      
1-3 St. Mary Church Hunt Valley, MD Visit
5-8 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Clergy Synaxis
9 Annunciation GO Church Ft. Myers, FL Elena Prieston wedding
16-17 St. John Chrystostom Church York, PA Visit
22-25 St. Basil Church Hampton, VA Visit
       
December      
6-8 St. Nicholas Church Beckley, WV Visit - Patronal Feast
20-25 St. George Cathedral Pittsburgh, PA Visit
       
       
2020      
       
February      
6-9   Kendalia, TX SOPHIA Conference
       
March      
12-13 St. Tikhon's Seminary South Canaan, PA Board of Trustees
       
April      
3-5 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA St. Raphael Pilgrimage & Eastern Dioceses Retreat
30 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA St. Emmelia East Homeschool Conference
       
May      
1-3 Antiochian Village  Bolivar, PA  St. Emmelia East Homeschool Conference 
21-25 St. Tikhon's Seminary South Canaan, PA Board of Trustees / Graduation
       
June      
24-28 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Parish Life Conference
       
August       
20-21 St. Tikhon's Seminary South Canaan, PA Board of Trustees
20-23 Antiochian Village Bolivar, PA Men's Conference sponsored by Ancient Faith
       
       
October      
22-23 St. Tikhon's Seminary South Canaan, PA Board of Trustees