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Annual Open House & Icon and Sacred Arts Festival
      Saturday, July 29 & Sunday, July 30, 2006

 at St. Isaac of Syria Skete
  

    Come be our honored guests as we celebrate
the revelation of Heaven’s gate in the Holy Icons
and the Sacred Arts.


See Area Accomodations 

 Map and Directions 

For more information or questions about lodging: call 1-800-814-2667:  
email:
stisaac@skete.com


Planned Schedule:
    Once a year our Monastic Community opens wide its doors to invite our many friends and supporters to come and be with us, and to share in all the blessings that God has given us this year at the Skete.
        - Monastic Setting (Modest Attire Appreciated) -


This Year’s Two Day Summer Pilgrimage includes: 

Saturday, July 29th-  Open House & Icon and Sacred Arts Festival

 7:30  a.m. to 8:00 a.m.    First and Third Hours  
 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.     Breakfast  
 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.    Icons, Books, and Devotional Goods in a Large Selection 
                                             from St. Isaac’s Bookstore - With a Free Icon Gift for All
 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.     DVD on “Iconography: Symbolism and Technique”
 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.     Talk: “Introduction to the Sacred: Arts, Retreats, Music,& Prayer” 
                                            -Fr. Simeon
 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.   Talk: "Spiritual Direction and Retreats in Your Life” 
                                             -Fr. Stephen Hrycyniak
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Video on the Monastic and Mission Work at St. Isaac’s Skete,
& 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.     including the Foundations of Monastic Life, Orthodox Christian  
                                             Education, Icon Reproduction, and Orthodox Mission Work 
                                             with new Tour of Mission & Icon Production 
                                             and new separate Tour of Skete Back Valley at the same time
 
12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.  Lunch in Picnic-style: Food and Beverages Provided
 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.     DVD on “Iconography: Symbolism and Technique”
 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.     Talk: "Sanctification of Man & Nature in Sacred Iconography"  
                                           -Fr. Theodore
 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.     Supper
 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.    Vigil Service:
  Great Vespers, Matins, and First Hour

Sunday, July 30th-  Open House & Icon and Sacred Arts Festival

 8:40 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.     Third Hour and Sixth Hour
 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.   The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom 
                                             with Inter-jurisdictional Concelebration
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.    Icons, Books, and Devotional Goods in a Large Selection 
                                              from St. Isaac’s Bookstore - With a Free Icon Gift for All
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.    Lunch in Picnic-style: Food and Beverages Provided    
12:00 noon to 1:15 p.m.  Video on the Monastic and Mission Work at St. Isaac’s Skete,
& 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.     including the Foundations of Monastic Life, Orthodox Christian  
                                             Education, Icon Reproduction, and Orthodox Mission Work 
                                             with new Tour of Mission & Icon Production 
                                             and new separate Tour of Skete Back Valley at the same time
 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.     Talk: "Sacred Sound: Music that Touches Heaven" -Fr. Anthony
 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.     Talk: "The Language of Heaven: Prayer & Silence"  
                                             -Fr. Raphael Vereschak
 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.     Talk: "Summary of the Sacred: Arts, Retreats, Music, & Prayer” 
                                             -Fr. Simeon 
 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.     Vespers of Sunday
 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.     Supper
 

 
 



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