Fr. Silviu Nicolae Bunta, Ph.D.
Associate Profesor, University of Dayton in Ohio
Bible, Ancient Judaism, Hebrew & Greek, teaching
a wide variety of subjects on many topics.
OCF Advisor
I. Tending on God: A Sprirtual Perspective on Healing.
II. Toward a Spirituality of Care.
Fr. Silviu, PhD
B.S. - Theology, University of Sibiu, Romania
M.A. - Biblical Studies, University of Oradea, Romania
PhD - Hebrew Bible, Marquette University, Marquette, WI.
Holy Dormition Monastery
3389 Rives-Eaton Rd.
Rives Junction, Michigan
Mother Gabriella, Abbess

(Included is the daily Monastery Prayer Schedule. Participants are not required to attend all prayers.)
Friday evening, October 2, 2015 - Women only
4:00 pm    Arrive at Monastery any time after 4:00 pm
5:00 pm    Ninth Hour and Vespers
6:30 pm    Dinner
A short break followed by
Mother Gabriella - A Greeting
Session 1- Women only - "Tending on God: A Spiritual Perspective on Healing."
Saturday, October 3, 2015- Men & Women
Saturday Morning
6:30 am    Matins and Hours
9:00 am    Divine Liturgy
Luncheon to follow
Free time - Gift Shop

Saturday Afternoon - Men & Women
1:00 pm - Session 2  "Toward a Spirituality of Care."
(20 minute break)
2:20 pm - Session 3  "Toward a Spirituality of Care."
Questions & Answers
4:00 pm   Tour of grounds, cemetery chapel, & new church
5:00 pm    Supper
6:00 pm   Vigil (Vespers, Litia & Matins)
Sunday, October 4, 2015
9:00 am    Akathist, Hours
10:00 am Liturgy
Luncheon to follow

We are sorry but the Guest House is full at this time.
Friday eve & Saturday
$75.00 includes all lectures, and meals 

Friday night only
 $25 dinner and one lecture
(women only)

Saturday only
$50 for 2 meals & both sessions
(women and men welcome)

The Sisters of Holy Dormition Monastery have daily prayers, (Hours of the Church) as well as Divine Liturgy on Saturday and Sunday. Our Retreat program is oriented around this schedule, which allows the guests to take advantage of this time for prayer and reflection if they wish.

The Monastery is located on many acres of woodlands and gardens. We are grateful to have such a beautiful and holy setting for our retreat.

For more information about registration please click on this link: Registration Instructions.
If you have any questions please click on this link:
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