Lenten Retreat – The Transformation of the Human Soul: An exploration of our inner powers

Please join us for the 2013 Lenten retreat led by the V. Rev. Fr. John Bethancourt, pastor of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Friday April 5
6:00PM Small Compline with the Akathist Hymn
7:00PM First Retreat Session: The Perceptive, Appetitive and Incensice powers of the soul:How they have become disordered and how they are healed.

Saturday April 6
9:00AM Memorial Saturday Liturgy
10:30AM Second Session with Lenten luncheon: Paschabilites: An Orthodox Exploration of Neuroscience. A look at the whole topic of brain plasticity and why joy, faith, hope, and love (along with patience, endurance, longsuffering, and delayed gratitfication) are powerful transformers of the brain… and by extension the whole human person.

5:00PM Great Vespers
6:00PM Third Retreat Session: Previous topics continued

Sunday April 7
9:00AM Matins
10:00AM Divine Liturgy with Fr. John as our homilist
6:00PM Final Session: No Theosis Without Kenosis

All events are free and will be held at St. Nicholas Orthodox church.

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