Midwest Diocese concludes first Catechist and Diaconal Vocations Conference


Saint Andrew’s House, Detroit, MI, was the site of the first annual Catechist and Diaconal Vocations Conference of the Orthodox Church in America’s Diocese of the Midwest August 8-9, 2014.

The conference attracted 43 students and faculty, including His Grace, Bishop Alexander and Priest Elijah Mueller, Diocesan Vocations Director, who facilitated the program.  Also participating was Archpriest Paul Gassios, Diocesan Administrator.  The program was especially designed for those who had completed the Late/Diaconal Vocations course before the present program was initiated needing to move forward with petitioning for ordination, those interested in beginning the program but who live in areas where no local group had been established, those…

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