List of Speakers & Talks at Syezd 2018 – Melbourne

Life and Wisdom of the Holy Fathers

They lived well over 1,000 years ago. But, these are modern times and we have advanced so much. We know so much! Surely, their teachings and opinions are well outdated and irrelevant!?
Is this so?

You may find the answer to be surprising and quite awe-inspiring!

Introduction: Bishop George will open the Syezd Youth Conference with a talk on Thursday evening, “Who were the Holy Fathers.”

Session 1: Fr Gabriel Makarov – “The Ancient Church Holy Fathers and 21st Century Orthodox Christians

Session 2: Fr Nicholas Karipoff – “The Wisdom of the Holy Fathers being The Word and Christ

Session 3: Fr Nick Dalinkiewicz – “Fake Science! – the new modern day heresy?” New scientific advances; militant atheism; what we can learn from the Holy Fathers of the Church.

Session 4: Fr Peter Hill – “What does Athens have to do with Jerusalem” The importance of theological education for all Orthodox Christians, and what the Holy Fathers said on this topic.

Session 5: Fr Milan Milutinovic “How the Holy Fathers described Christ; God-Man

Session 6: Q and A Panel

Symposium Syezd Sydney – 2017

Remembering the New Martyrs of Russia 100-years later

July 14th to 17th at Sts. Peters and Paul Cathedral

$60 (daily commute – meals only)

$225 Conference Hotel (2-person share room)*, or
$327 Conference Hotel (private room)*, or
NOTE: hotel bookings are now closed.

* prices cover the duration of the symposium (3 nights)

The symposium will feature visiting guest speaker, Metropolitan Jonah (USA) and a midnight liturgy in rememberance of the Holy Royal Martyrs (starting 10:00pm 16th July)

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