FRIENDS OF MOUNT ATHOS

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2015

 

This yearÕs AGM will be held on Saturday 13 June at St AnneÕs College, Oxford.

 

9.00      Divine Liturgy at the Orthodox Church, 1 Canterbury Road

 

10.45   Coffee and registration in the Mary Ogilvie Theatre Foyer, St AnneÕs College

 

11.30     Father Seraphim, Hieromonk of the Orthodox Monastery of all Celtic Saints, Mull, will speak on:

The silent uses of Monasticism: Athos, Bucovine and the Hebrides.

           Please note that the program has been changed.
Fr. Sava Janjic, abbot of Decani Monastery in Kosovo, who was originally scheduled to speak, has been asked by his bishop not to travel, because of the worsening political situation in Kosovo.

 

13.15   Buffet lunch

 

14.15     AGM: reports, election of officers, approval of accounts, any other business

 

14.45   Professor Athanasios Papathanasiou, Professor of Theology at the Hellenic Open University, will give a talk entitled:

Monastics as missionaries of a subversive hope

 

15.45      Simon Jennings will talk about the 2014 pilgrimage to Turkey and the Dodecanese.

 

16.30   Tea                                                                               

 

17.30   Vigil at 1 Canterbury Road

 

There is no charge for attending the AGM, but for the rest of the dayÕs programme (including coffee and tea) the charge is £10.00/$15.25 (students £5.00/$7.60). The charge for lunch is £20.00/$30.50. Please indicate your intentions on the slip below and return it as requested to Alasdair Cross.

 

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Please send this slip (to arrive no later than 26 May) to Alasdair Cross, c/o Rawlinson & Hunter Ltd, Trafalgar Court, 3rd Floor, West Wing, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 2JA. Members in the Americas may send checks in U.S. dollars together with a second copy of this slip to: Robert W. Allison, 45 N.Saunders Rd., Greene, ME 04236.