DOXA Conference Held at New Retreat House

The Metropolis of Boston Religious Educators ---DOXA: giving Glory to God--- held the Spring 2010 Conference at the Retreat House of the St. Methodios Faith & Heritage Center on Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May1.  The educators admired the new facility and enjoyed the entire complex while being spiritually uplifted by the presentations.

“Keeping Youth Connected” was the theme of the Conference which was also attended by Dr. Anton Vrame, the Director of the Archdiocesan Department of Religious Education and the Rev. R. Andrew George, the Pastor of the Annunciation Church in Cranston, RI who is the Chairman of the Metropolis of Boston Religious Education Committee.  Guest speakers included Michael Sintros, the Director of the St. Methodios Faith & Heritage Center, and Mica Hirschy, the Youth director of the Transfiguration Church in Lowell, MA.  Michael Sintros has worked with the Metropolis of Boston Camp since 1995.  He holds Master of Divinity degree and Master of Social Work degrees.  Micah Hirschy, also a graduate of Holy Cross, has been involved in the Metropolis of Boston Camp since 2001.  He has served as a pastoral assistant in Memphis, TN and as a youth worker at the Taxiarchae Parish in Watertown.