METROPOLIS OF BOSTON HOSTS JOINT CLERGY RETREAT

More than 100 clergymen from the Metropolis of Boston and the Metropolis of New Jersey participated in a Joint Clergy Retreat hosted by the Metropolis of Boston in February.  Metropolitan Methodios and Metropolitan Evangelos were in attendance at the day-long retreat which featured two special presentations and offered opportunity for reflection, discussion and fellowship among the clergy.   Dr. Lewis Patsavos, Professor of Canon Law and Director of Field Education at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology presented Canonical Responses to Pastoral Concerns.   Dr. Aristotle Papanikolaou, Associate Professor of Theology, Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies in the Theology Department, and co-founding director of the Orthodox Studies Program at Fordham University  spoke on the theme Honest to God: Confession and Desire