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and conference registration XXV International Ecumenical Conference

SAturday on Orthodox Spirituality
The Conference is open to all. in collaboration with Orthodox Churches

9:00 am
Simultaneous translation will be provided in
( 13,2). Italian, Greek, Russian, English, French.

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers (Hebr 13:2).
Participants are kindly requested to arrive on
The Tradition of Hospitality in Russian Monasteries
Hegumen Iosif (Krjukov)
Tuesday, 5 September. The Conference will end
Moscow Podvore of the Valaam Monastery on Saturday, 9 September, with a festive meal.

The Gift of Hospitality

Celebration of the Orthodox Divine Liturgy:
Athonite Hospitality and Christian Ethos Friday, 8 September, 7:00 am for the Solemnity
Hegumen Elisseos of the Nativity of the Mother of God.
Monastery of Simonopetra, Mount Athos
Lodging will be provided at the Monastery and
in the nearby area. There will be daily transpor-
Monastic Hospitality and Reconciliation between the Churches
tation service for those who are not lodged at the
frre Alois, Prior of Taiz

Conclusions To sign up for the Conference it is necessary to

Michel Van Parys, Monastery of Chevetogne contact the Secretariat of the Conference to see
if there are available places and only then to
The glory of Christians is hos- send the enclosed registration form by 31 Au-
pitality toward strangers and true compassion gust 2017. For further information, contact the
for them. The glory and salvation of Christians Secretariat.
is always to have as guests at their table the poor,
Photo: Abrahams Hospitality, Icon, beginning 15th century
orphans and strangers, for Christ shall never di-
Benaki Museum, Athens (Greece)
stance himself from such a house!
St Ephrem the Syrian

Scientific Committee Monastero di Bose

Enzo Bianchi (Bose); Lino Breda (Bose); Sabino Chial Convegno Ecumenico Segreteria
(Bose); Lisa Cremaschi (Bose); Luigi dAyala Valva (Bose); I-13887 Magnano (BI) Monastery of Bose
Herv Legrand (Parigi); Adalberto Mainardi (Bose); Raf-
faele Ogliari (Bose); Antonio Rigo (Venezia); Michel Van
Tel. +39 015.679.185 Fax +39 015.679.294 6- 9 September 2017
Parys (Chevetogne) with the contribution of Piedmont Region
THE GIFT OF HOSPITALITY Monastery of Bose, 6-9 September 2017

9:30 am
9:00 am
9:00 am
Receiving the Enemy in the Fathers of the Desert
To Receive Humanity on a Habitable Earth Epiphanios of St Macarius, Scete, Egypt The Sacrament of Hospitality. A Liturgical
Opening Speech of His All Holiness BartholomeOS I Understanding of Hospitality and Communion
Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch Paul Meyendorff, St Vladimirs Orthodox
Hospitality in the Rule of Saint Benedict Theological Seminary, Crestwood NY
, ( 25,35) Fotios Ioannidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Mt 25:35)
ENZO BIANCHI, Founder of Bose
Eucharistic Hospitality: a Phenomenological Analysis

The Spiritual Work of Xenitia in John Climacus of Recent Orthodox Theology
Discerning the Blessing of the Stranger
Justin Sinaitis, Saint Catherines Monastery, Mount Sinai Radu Bordeianu, Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
His Beatitude Theodoros II
Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa

3:30 pm 3:30 pm 3:30 pm

, : strannik

( ) Hosts, Guests, Strangers: The Typology of the Strannik and the Perception
Give me the Stranger who has welcomed strangers Russian Emigration Encounters with New Contexts of the Stranger in Russian Orthodoxy
(Triodion, Holy Saturday). Nadia Kizenko, University at Albany, New York Vera Shevzov, Smith College, Northampton MA
A Theological Understanding of Hospitality
Chrysostomos Stamoulis, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki
, The Hospitable God in the Religions
( 13,14): that have Abraham as Father
. Hospitality as a Spiritual Work. Claudio Monge, Dominican Studies Institute, Istanbul
For here we have no lasting city, but look for the one Paisij Velikovskij and his Multiethnic Community
to come (Hebr 13:14): Xenitia and Philoxena Anna Briskina-Mller, Martin-Luther-Univ. Wittenberg
in Orthodox Tradition
Marcus Plested, Marquette University, Milwaukee WI
The Dialogue with Islam in the Antiochian Church

: Hospitality of the Iviron Monastery Boulos Wehbe, Notre Dame University, Beirut
at the Crossroads of Orthodox Spiritual Traditions
Thea Philoxena. Giorgi Zviadadze, Tbilisi Theological Academy
Abrahams Hospitality in Patristic Theology
Peter Mikhailov, St Tikhon University, Moscow