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Orientale Lumen XVII

Vision of a Reunited Church

Washington, DC
June 17-20, 2013




Plenary Speakers

Metropolitan Tikhon of Washington
Orthodox Church in America, Washington, DC

Archimandrite Robert Taft, SJ

Pontifical Oriental Institute (Retired), Boston, MA

Msgr Paul McPartlan
The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Father Sidney Griffith
The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Father Thomas FitzGerald
Hellenic College Holy Cross, Boston, MA

Father James Dutko
St. Michael Orthodox Church, Binghamton, NY

Sr. Susan Wood, SCL
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Father Ron Roberson, CSP (Moderator)
US Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, DC

The agenda will begin on Monday afternoon and conclude with lunch on Thursday. There will be plenary sessions by prominent speakers in the ecumenical dialogue between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches, a variety of liturgical worship services with full congregational participation, and many opportunities for fellowship with other participants and the speakers.

Registration must be made in advance, at least three weeks before the conference begins.

Conference Fees are payable in advance and include all meals, materials, space usage, travel expenses for speakers, receptions and other related costs. Limited accommodations at the Washington Retreat Center are available through the conference office. All rooms are air conditioned and include basic linens. Transportation is not provided.

Early Registration Fee

Conference Fee $325.00 (per person for registrations paid on or before May 1, 2013)

Regular Registration Fee

Conference Fee $375.00 (per person for registrations paid after May 1, 2013)

Additional Options

Accommodations $80.00/night (per person, per night)

Single Daily Rate $125.00 (includes lunch and dinner)

Evening Only Rate $30.00 (no meals, but includes reception)



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Sponsored by the Society of St. John Chrysostom, the Orientale Lumen Foundation and Eastern Christian Publications.

Important Links:

Registration Form for the Orientale Lumen XVII Conference

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Agenda for Orientale Lumen XVI Conference

Recorded podcasts of the plenary sessions will be made available shortly after each talk on Ancient Faith Radio, Catholic Radio International and OLTV. These will be free and available to anyone, but will NOT include the Q&A sessions or panel discussions among the speakers. CD and DVD recordings will also be available for purchase from the OL Foundation.