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OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER
MARY LONG

Mary Long hails from Austin, Texas, and holds a BA from University of Texas and an M. Div. from Holy Cross School of Theology. Mary has a background in religious education and youth ministry, having worked for the Greek Archdiocese and Hellenic College, and has been facilitating retreats and events since 2003. From 2009 to 2011, she was privileged to serve as Director the Crossroad Summer Institute in Boston. In the past few years, Mary has taken her love of teaching into a full-time role as a Pilates & movement practitioner, which pairs surprisingly well with theology & spirituality. She serves at her local parish as a chanter and young adult leader, loves to travel & get outside, and just started her own business.

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, APRIL 16

 

 

7:00 PM- Welcome & Check-in

8:00 PM- Intro w/Mary Long & Ice Breakers

9:00 PM- Orthodoxy on Tap: "Pray Unceasingly?" w/ Fr. Thomas Alatzakis

SATURDAY, APRIL 17

 

9:30 AM- Orthros

10:15 AM- Breakfast

11:00 AM- Session 1: Living Wholly

12:00 PM- Breakouts & Free Time

1:00 PM- Lunch

1:45 PM- Session 2: Living Wholly

2:30 PM- Breakouts & Free Time

 

4:30 PM- Activity

 

6:00 PM- Vespers

7:00 PM- Dinner

8:00 PM- Trivia Night

10:00 PM- Paraklesis, Bonfire/S'mores, & Devotionals

SUNDAY, APRIL 18

 

 

8:15 AM- Orthros & Divine Liturgy

11:00 AM- Breakfast

12:00 PM- Wrap-up & Check-out

Ticket Pricing: $75 General Admission Ticket

Price includes 2 nights in a hotel style room with a roommate, all meals, supplies, and a welcome bag.

 

You may request a roommate on the registration form and we will do our best to grant your request, however we cannot make any guarantees.

 

Itinerary and packing list will be distributed closer to the event.

*If you have financial hardships, please contact yalchicago@gmail.com for assistance.