An educational retreat with Archpriest Andrew Stephen Damick entitled, “Arise, O God: The Gospel of Christ’s Defeat of Demons, Sin, and Death”, will be offered at Christ the Savior on Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, 2022. The retreat is offered at no cost and is open to everyone. We only ask for RSVP by March 27, 2022 so we can prepare for the luncheon. Donations are welcome! 


Saturday April 2nd

8:45am – Registration Opens
9:15am – Akathist Service
10:00am – Welcome and Introduction
10:15am – LECTURE 1
11:00am – Break
11:15am – LECTURE 2
12:00pm  – Lunch 
1:00pm –  LECTURE 3
1:45pm – Break
2:00pm – LECTURE 4
2:45pm – Wrap-up
3:00pm – Break
3:15pm – Memorial Service
4:00pm – Vespers

Sunday April 3rd

8:40am – Hours
9:00am – Divine Liturgy
11am to 1pm – Lunch with Final thoughts, Discussion, Q & A.

About Fr. Andrew

The Very Rev. Archpriest Andrew Stephen Damick is Chief Content Officer of Ancient Faith Ministries, the former pastor (2009-2020) of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church of Emmaus, Pennsylvania, and author of Arise, O God (2021), Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy (2011, 2nd ed. 2017), An Introduction to God (2014) and Bearing God (2017), all from Ancient Faith Publishing.

He has been podcasting since 2007 and is host of the Orthodox EngagementAmon SûlOrthodoxy and Heterodoxy and Roads from Emmaus podcasts, and co-host of The Lord of Spirits and The Areopagus Podcast. He speaks frequently at lectures and retreats both in parishes and in other settings, and his work is well-known throughout the English-speaking Orthodox world not only for his books and podcasts, but also via documentaries and online video.

AFP publications include: Why Go to Church? Arise, O God: The Gospel of Christ’s Defeat of Demons, Sin, and Death An Introduction to God: Encountering the Divine in Orthodox Christianity Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy ,  and Bearing God: The Life and Works of St. Ignatius of Antioch the God-Bearer .


Your donation in support of this retreat helps us make these educational opportunties available to everyone entirely free of charge. Would you please consider making a donation today? Every donation helps, no matter how large or small! May the Lord bless!

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