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					        Fr. Thomas Hopko
                              Friday, February 25, 2011
        Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox
                 Birmingham, Alabama
             Sponsored by the Ladies of Philoptochos

  The Sayings of St. Anthony
  and Clergy Families Today                                              Clergy Retreat
Fr. Thomas Hopko will be in Birmingham February 25 – 27th for
                                                                     12:30 – 1 :15 Lunch – late arrivals
our annual Parish Winter Retreat “Vices vs. Virtues”. While
planning the retreat, Fr. Hopko mentioned that his favorite group
with whom he enjoys speaking is clergy. We invite you to come to       1:30- 3:30 Fr. Hopko’s Presentation
a clergy retreat the afternoon of February 25th with Fr. Hopko. It                to the clergy and their
will be our pleasure to host you and your spouse in Birmingham.                   spouses
Not only will we all grow from the wisdom and knowledge of Fr.         3:30 – 5:30 Break – free to leave or
Hopko, but we will enjoy fellowship and support of each other as          p.m.     stay for evening program
we enter into the beauty and hard work of Great Lent.
                                                                       5:30-7:00    Great Vespers followed
Spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend, but not                               by reception
mandatory. Fr. Hopko will be with us for the entire weekend and
you or your parishioners are welcome to attend as much of the          7:00 -8:00   Fr. Hopko’s first address
retreat as you are able. We do hope you will attend Friday,                         to the laity
February 25th.

In Christ’s Service, Fr. Paul Costopoulos – Dean of the Cathedral

To register or for information about the retreat email: or contact Alexis Pappas, 205-716-3080.
Please reply by February 15, 2011.

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