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Metropolitan Hilarion's Directive on the Convocation of the 2017 Diocesan Lenten Retreat

Where: St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral– 200 Alexander Avenue · Howell, NJ 07731

When:March 20-22, 2017. Retreat officially begins on Tuesday, March 21 at 8:30 AM; Monday, March 20 is designated as a travel day– Great Compline and panihida for reposed hierarchs and clergy of the Diocese at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner.

Schedule: Click here to download schedule

Cost: Registration cost is $125 per person and does not include lodging accommodations.

Who can attend: Clergy (deacons and priests) of the Eastern American Diocese ROCOR, as well as the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA. All others please contact diocesan office at 732-961-1917 or eadiocese@gmail.comto inquire about attending.


Radisson Hotel Freehold
50 Gibson Place
Freehold Township, NJ 07728

Ramada Toms River
2373 Route 9
Toms River, NJ 08755

Airport: Those who wish to fly to New York must fly to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and send their flight information to eadiocese@gmail.comin order to arrange for pick-up and drop-off.

Services: All clergy will serve at the Hierarchal Presanctified Liturgy in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral on Wednesday, March 22nd – 8:00 AM Hours & Typica, 9:30 AM Liturgy. Clergy are asked to bring their own purple vestments.

Speakers:The main speakers at the Lenten Retreat are Bishop Irenei of Sacramento and Archpriest Peter Heers.

Registration: Registration must be completed online by clicking here

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