Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Addresses Orientale Lumen EuroEast II

At the opening session of the Second Orientale Lumen EuroEast Conference held last week in Istanbul, His All Holiness Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch and Archbishop of Constantinople, welcomed and addressed clergy and laity from several Orthodox and Catholic Churches, gathered from two continents and eight countries. In his remarks, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew applauded the work of […]

Orientale Lumen Australasia & Oceania III

It is with great pleasure that I remind everyone that the third Orientale Lumen Conference for Australasia and Oceania will be held September 26-29, 2007 at St. Patrick’s Campus of Australian Catholic University in Melbourne, Australia.  Following the pattern of the US conferences, this meeting brings together many different Catholic and Orthodox traditions for prayer, education […]

SSJC to Meet in Boston

I am pleased to announce that an organizational and planning meeting for the Society of St. John Chrysostom will meet on Saturday, October 6, 2007, beginning at 10:00 am at St. Stephen’s Armenian Apostolic Church at 38 Elton Avenue, Watertown, MA. The meeting will begin with an ecumenical prayer service to the Holy Spirit, and […]

Metropolitan Kallistos on Church Structure

A plenary session of the International Theological Dialogue between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches is taking place this week in Ravenna, Italy.  Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia, frequent speaker at Orientale Lumen Conferences, is a member of the dialogue and is participating in the meeting, along with Fr. Paul McPartlan from CUA in Washington, another recent OL […]

EuroEast II Conference — Lubomyr Cardinal Husar

Regarding the Orientale Lumen Conference in Istanbul held in May 2007, “the presentations were non-confessional; at least, I did not feel the need to classify the speakers by their church membership. This impression was strengthened even further by my meeting on Thursday night with Archbishop Kallistos. To my mind, the whole relationship of the participants […]

Interview about Orientale Lumen Conferences

The online magazine of Paulist Press, The Catholic World, has just published this past week an extensive interview with Archbishop Vsevolod of Scopelos and myself concerning the Orientale Lumen Conferences.  The questions we were asked caused me to think about some of our significant accomplishments and highlights of our ten-year history.  It was actually fun answering […]