Zoom retreat 16-17 December
Dr. Sarah Byrne-Martelli will present an Orthodox Christian perspective on death, grief, and bereavement. Sarah is a Board Certified Palliative Care Chaplain from Massachusetts, and she is endorsed as a Chaplain by the Antiochian Archdiocese. She has recently published “Memory Eternal: Living with Grief as Orthodox Christians,” from Ancient Faith Publications. With an MDiv from Harvard, a Doctor of Ministry from St. Vladimir’s Seminary, and 20 years of ministry to the sick and dying, Sarah offers us a wealth of knowledge and insight.
We will be watching the retreat in-person at St. Vincent’s, for those who wish to attend. Please email Fr. Herman firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to come in-person, so that we can prepare food. For all others, zoom is available.
A suggested voluntary donation of $30 can be e-transferred to email@example.com
Friday 16 December
The Orthodox Funeral, and practical considerations for the recently bereaved (Fr. Herman)
Saturday 17 December
Session 1: Encountering Christ in Others: Inspiring Stories from Chaplaincy
Session 2: Mourning Together: How the Church Helps us to Grieve
Order Sarah Byrne-Martelli’s book on Ancient Faith.com