An Orthodox Christian College and Young Adult Retreat

on the Sanctity of Life

Reflections on the theme of the 2016 March for Life:

“Pro-Life and Pro-Woman Go Hand in Hand”

Sponsored by the Orthodox Church of America - Office of the Metropolitan


begins                                            Friday 22 January, 2016                  following the March for Life

concludes                                               Saturday evening                       with an option to stay unitl Sunday

where?                                         St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral       3500 Massachusetts Avenue NW     Washington D.C. 20007           

how much?                                     $50 for one night                           $100 for two nights     

contact                                            Archdeacon Joseph Matusiak           jmatusiak@oca.org                         914.318.7505               



Khouria FREDERICA MATHEWES-GREEN Pro-life Author and Speaker

Archpriest CHAD HATFIELD Chancellor, St. Vladimir’s Seminary

Archpriest ERIC TOSI Secretary, Orthodox Church in America

Hierodeacon HERMAN (MAJKRZAK) Liturgical music instructor,

St. Vladimir’s Seminary


Friday 22 January

4:00pm   Registration 

5:00pm   Akathist Service to Blessed Xenia of Petersburg

6:00pm   Dinner

7:00pm   Khouria Frederica Mathewes-Green

Saturday 23 January

9:00am   Divine Liturgy

11:00am Brunch

12:30pm Fr. Chad Hatfield followed by group discussion

2:30pm   Fr. Eric Tosi 

5:00pm   Vigil followed by dinner and departure