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Motown Patristics

A feast of the Fathers convenes in Detroit July 7-10 with the Orientale Lumen Conference. The theme is “Feast Days of the Eastern Churches.” The organizers have reduced the price for the conference by half — a discount of $200 from the announced fees.
It’s not too late to register online, or download the registration form and fax it in.
The website is here, and the registration form is here. Phone number is

Please, please spread the word.


Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia
Greek Orthodox Church
Oxford, England

Archbishop Nathaniel
Romanian Orthodox Episcopate, OCA
Detroit, MI, USA

Bishop Ibrahim Ibrahim
Chaldean Catholic Church
Detroit, MI, USA

Archimandrite Robert Taft, SJ
Pontifical Oriental Institute
Rome, Italy

Father Thomas Loya
Byzantine Catholic Church
Chicago, IL, USA

Sister Vassa Larin
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia
Munich, Germany

Dr. Richard Schneider
Saint Vladimir’s Seminary, OCA
New York, NY, USA

Bishop Nicholas Samra (Moderator)
Melkite Greek-Catholic Church
Detroit, MI, USA

Each speaker will give a plenary session followed by a panel discussion and questions from the audience.