ROCA: In Odessa, there was held the VI Annual Conference: "The Paths of ROCOR in the modern world" (PHOTOS)Author: Metropolitan Agafangel incl. August 10, 2015. Published in the ROCA (Views: 12)
From 8 to 10 August, in Odessa, Ukraine, was hosted a regular, VI International Conference "The Ways of ROCA in the Modern World", dedicated to the day of the blessed death of the founder of the ROCOR, Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky) (10 August n.st.).
The conference was attended by representatives from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova.
On the first day of work in the conference, by the Metropolitan, the First Hierarch of ROCOR, Metropolitan Agafangel read his report " On saoorganizatsii Christians [on the Self-organization of Christians."] Also, the report, entitled, "The location is in the heart of the Christian,, his spiritual development," was read by Valentin Veselovsky (Belarus). After the presentations, there whas an exchange of views on the subjects raised by the reports.
On the second day of the conference, in the classroom of the Diocesan House, the report " Thinking out loud. On the church actually " was read by Archbishop George of Kishinev and Moldova.. After it, there was a discussion, lead by Mother Fevronia. and Abbess Alexandra, of the Monastery of St John " On two problems of the church . "
August 10, the day of the memorial anniversary of the death of Metropolitan Anthony, Metropolitan Agafangel served a memorial service for the founder of ROCA.
After the service, in the Hall of the Synodal sessions, Mother Fevronia read two reports. Mother Abbess Alexandra was absent, due to illness. " On Christian love" & "Memories of Irina S. Bagration-Mukhrani ".
At the VI Annual Conference "The Paths of ROCOR in the world today" has finished its work.