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Pre-Lenten Retreat with Frederica Mathewes-Green in Wilkes-Barre, PA

"On Becoming Orthodox and Being Orthodox"

On Saturday, February 21st, 2009, noted Orthodox writer and radio commentator Frederica Mathewes-Green, will speak at St. Mary Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The event will begin with lunch at 12:30 and will include two speaker sessions, a book sale and a book signing, ending with Vespers. This event is free and open to the public. Children are welcome. For more information or to register for the event by e-mail, please contact Freida Skaff at

Click here to download a printable flyer for the event (Microsoft Word format).

  • 12:30 Registration, Buffet Lunch, book table is open after lunch till first session
  • 1:30 first session, “Becoming Orthodox” [“East, West, East: a Personal Spiritual Journey.”]
    with question period
  • 2:30 break (light refreshments) and booktable
  • 3:00 second session, “Being Orthodox,” ["Salvation as a Path of Healing”] with question period
  • 4:00 break (Coffee, Tea, beverages, desserts) and booktable
  • 5:30 Vespers