"Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess"
“A Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess” has been published by Saint Catherine's Vision, an international, Pan-Orthodox fellowship of Orthodox women theologians and other lay servant-leaders.
The document is addressed to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Secretariat of the Great and Holy Council. It is being widely distributed for prayerful reflection by hierarchs, clergy and laity.
The entire text of “A Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess” can be downloaded by clicking HERE.
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Third Finding of the Precious Head of St. John the Baptist; Therapon the Hieromartyr, Bishop of Cyprus; Memory of the Finding of the Holy Icon of Saint Demetrios the Great-Martyr and Myrrh-Streamer in Syria; Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborne
In celebration of its
Orthodox Women Speak: Discerning the "Signs of the Times"
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This book offers a penetrating introduction to vital themes related to the participation of women in the life of the Church.
Published in 1999, this book is the product of ground-breaking, officially sponsored, international Orthodox Women’s Conferences that took place in Damascus, Syria (1996) and Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey (1997).
"Let us praise Catherine the radiant bride of Christ, guardian of Sinai, our helper and supporter. By the power of the Spirit, she silenced the arrogance of the ungodly. Crowned as a martyr, she now implores great mercy for all."