Friday, January 20, 2017

Upcoming conference on "Psychology in the Service of God"

(SOC-WAD) - Rev. Fr. Vasileios Thermos, M.D., Ph.D. is a priest of the Church of Greece. Together with his priestly ministry in Athens, he is a practicing psychiatrist, and is Professor of Pastoral Theology and Psychology at the University Ecclesiastical Academy in Athens. The author of many books and articles, he has offers spiritually provocative and clinically informed programs and retreats in Greece, the United States, Albania, and Cyprus. His insights into the fields of theology and psychology are combined with a strong undercurrent in psychoanalytic thought.

The Registration Fee & Course Costs are $200 ($25 Registration, $175 Course Materials). All Clergy of the Western American Diocese are required to attend all four days of the Orthodox Institute, as it encompasses the mandatory Annual Lenten Clergy Retreat. The option to register for one or all days of the event will be available during the registration process, but we encourage participants to attend the entire event.

The Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America, and the Clergy Brotherhood of the S.O.C., welcome and encourage all Clergy and Laity, Orthodox and non-Orthodox, to attend the Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Orthodox Institute.

Upon successful completion, and full course participation, participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Institute, recognizing their continuing education in Orthodox theory and practice.​

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