REGISTRATION OPEN! North American Conference of the Fellowship of Ss. Alban & Sergius, with Metropolitan Kallistos Ware

September 8, 2011 - September 9, 2011

From Thursday, September 8, through Saturday, September 10, our seminary will host the North American Conference of the Fellowship of Ss. Alban and Sergius. On the evening of September 8th, Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware)—Co-chair of Orthodox-Anglican Dialogue from  2008 to the present—will commence the proceedings by delivering a free and public keynote. Prior to the keynote, at 7:30 p.m., the seminary will bestow an honorary doctoral degree upon His Eminence. His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen), primate of the Orthodox Church in America, and Fr. Stephen Platt, general-secretary of the Fellowship from the United Kingdom, will also be in attendance. Metropolitan Jonah will serve on a discussion panel on Saturday. Throughout the conference, members of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA)–Anglican Church of North America (ACNA) Dialogue will present various papers addressing the history of Orthodox–Anglican relations, including: Dr. Michael Howell, "John Mason Neal"; Bishop Keith Ackerman, "Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham and Anglican-Orthodox Connections"; Father Arnold Klukas, "The Sarum Rite"; Dr. Moheb A. Ghali, "Irish and Egyptian Monasticism." There is a choice of registration rates for participants:  

  • Registration for all sessions, with all meals, excluding room & board:   $ 65
  • Registration for Friday only, with 3 meals, excluding room & board:     $ 50
  • Registration for Saturday only, with 2 meals, excluding room & board: $ 40
  • Registration for all sessions, excluding meals, room, & board                   $ 35
  • Registration for Friday only, excluding meals, room, & board                   $ 25
  • Registration for Saturday only, excluding meals, room, & board               $ 15
  • Registration for entire conference, with on campus room & board:         $160

  For those wishing to stay off-campus, a  block of rooms at the Royal Regency Hotel located at 165 Tuckahoe Road, Yonkers, NY 10710, tel 914-476-6200, for the nights of September  7–10, 2011 have been reserved. The rates are $99 per night for King and $109 per night for Double.  The Group Code is STVA and the deadline to reserve is August 24, 2011.  Register by clicking here. View a Conference schedule here. Download and print the attached Conference Schedule. Note: Watch a wonderful YouTube interview with Metropolitan Kallistos by David Neff, created for Christianity Today Magazine and titled "Five More Minutes with Archbishop [sic] Kallistos," in which His Eminence speaks of "On Being Charismatic," "On Becoming Orthodox," and ""On Church and State."  View it here.