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Diocese of Southwest America: 1st Annual Clergy Retreat on August 7 and 8

HOUSTON : The 1st Annual Clergy Retreat  of the newly formed Diocese of Southwest America will be held on August 7 and 8 at St. Stephen’s Orthodox Church, Houston. The retreat will be presided and led by Diocesan Metropolitan Alexios Mar Eusebius.  The retreat will be attended by priests, deacons, and seminarians from across the diocese.

The schedule for the retreat is as follows:

Friday, August 7, 2009

09:30 AM          Registration
10:00 AM          Retreat
12:30 PM          Lunch
2:00 PM            Visit to the Bishop’s Residence
4:30 PM            Preparation for Confession
5:30 PM            Evening Prayer
6:15 PM            Confession
7:30 PM            Dinner

Saturday, August 8, 2009

7:00 AM           Morning Prayer
7:30 AM           Holy Qurbana
9:30 AM           Business Meeting
12:00 PM         Lunch
1:00 PM           Departure

St. Stephen’s Orthodox Church is located at  13133 Old Richmond Rd. Houston, TX  77099. Fr. Dr. C.O.Varghese is the vicar of the host church and the phone number is  281-495-3700

For further information contact the diocesan office at 281-403-0670