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2010 Diocesan Pastoral Conference

2010 DOS Pastoral Conference Recap

Archimandrite Meletios

Assembled Participants

Archimandriate Meletios, His Beatitude, Abott Gerasim

January 29

(Dallas, TX) The annual DOS Pastoral Conference concluded in Fort Worth, TX yesterday with His Beatitude offering closing remarks to the clergy assembled.

The keynote speaker for the Conference was Archimandrite Meletios (Webber) abbot of the St John the Wonderworker Monastery in Manton, CA. Archimandrite Meletios led three talks: Monasticism in the Contemporary Church, Being Present in the Presence: Heart and Mind in the Practice of Prayer and Dealing with Depression.

Father Meletios drew on his background as an Orthodox cleric for over 30 years and his background as a psychotherapist.

After the opening Keynote address on Monasticism in the Contemporary Church, His Beatitude and Abbot Gerasim, formerly of St Herman Monastery in Platina, CA, now currently a special student at St. Vladimir’ Seminary, joined Archimandrite Meletios in a panel discussion on the keynote topic and other questions.

To listen to the Pastoral Conference presentations, click here.

Opening Public Keynote Presentation

2010 DOS Pastoral Conference

Met. Jonah and Abbot Meletios

St. Barbara's Church

Raddison- Ft Worth South



Abbot Meletios (Webber) will make three presentations at the 2010 DOS Pastoral Conference. Fr. Meletios will speak on


1. Being Present in the Presence: Heart and Mind in the Practice of Prayer

2. Dealing with Depression

3. Monasticism in the Contemporary Church



A special DOS Pastoral Conference rate has been arranged at the Raddison Fort Worth South for all Conference participants and DOS Diocesan Council Members.  Click the link below and use the code SBOCDS to get the rate of $75/night. The special rate is from January 25-28.

To obtain the special rate, first go to the hotel website, select dates for your stay, select search, then put in the special promotion code and select.  You will then be able to reserve rooms at the $75/night rate.

You may also make reservation by phone at (817) 293-3088


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