Indian Orthodox Diaspora Secretariat of the Diocese of Delhi Organizes ‘Advent Retreat’

Written By: on Dec 11th, 2010 and filed under Diocese News, Features, News.


GAZIABAD, UP: Indian Orthodox Diaspora Secretariat of the Diocese of Delhi is organizing an ‘Advent Retreat’ on Sunday, December 12 at St Thomas Orthodox Church, Gaziabad.

“As Orthodox Christians we often are faced with questions like why do we have a fasting period before Christmas. Sometimes, people ask why easter is more important that Christmas. It is as a step towards seeking an understanding on the importance of Advent Lent and the Christmas season, the Indian Orthodox Diaspora Secretariat of the Diocese of Delhi is organizing this event”, says the press release from the Indian Orthodox Diaspora Secretariat of Diocese of Delhi.

The retreat will begin with Holy Qurbana in Hindi. Fr. Dr. Bijesh Philip, Principal, St Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur will be the chief resource person. Fr Shaji Mathews, Vicar, St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Gaziabad and Fr George Varghese, Vice President, Indian Orthodox Diaspora Secretariat will also lead the retreat.

For more information please contact Fr. George Varghese: 09310611636, Lovelish 9313884056, Abraham Thomas 9811126469.

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