St. Vladimir Seminary to Host Christmas Retreat for HS, College Students

Saint Vladimir Orthodox Theological Seminary here will host its annual Christmas Retreat for high school and college students between the ages of 16-22 on the school’s campus December 26-28, 2003.

The theme of this year’s retreat, “Lord, Teach Us To Pray,” will be explored in three presentations. Mother Raphaela, Abbess of Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery, Otego, NY will speak on the retreat theme. “Developing a Rule of Prayer” will be discussed by Prof. Peter Bouteneff, SVS Assistant Professor of Dogmatics, while Dr. Albert Rossi, an instructor in the seminary’s Pastoral Theology Department, will offer a presentation on the Jesus Prayer.

The registration fee of $65.00 covers room, board, and an excursion. Participants must cover their own transportation costs.

For a schedule of activities or to register for the retreat, please call the seminary at 914-961-8313, ext. 328 or visit the seminary’s website at: