Byzantine Iconography Workshop – Theodoros Papadopoulos

13-17 June 2016
Redemptorist Retreat Center
1800 N Timber Trail Ln,
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
$570 for classes & materials
Lodging/meals extra

Icon Painting Workshop – Our Mother of Perpetual Help / Theotokos of the Passion

(from the instructor’s website…)

Join us on this five-day intensive course where we will immerse ourselves in the painting techniques of Byzantium. The subject of the icon of “Our Mother of Perpetual Help / Theotokos of the Passion”, will come alive before you as the instructor, Theodoros Papadopoulos, guides you, step by step, through the ancient techniques of Byzantine Iconography. Let us journey together to discover new secrets in this traditional artistic expression of theology and spirituality, in this meeting place of the Divine. Whether you are a beginner or a professional, this workshop offers an opportunity to learn and/or refine your techniques in this sacred art.

For more information or to register, please see the link above or go to Lumen Christi Art


St. Demetrios (Elmhurst, IL) Retreat – “The Daily Struggle”

1 November 2014
The Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Demetrios
893 N. Church Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

The Daily Struggle

In honor of St. Demetrios, Patron Saint of St. Demetrios Church, the faithful of the area are invited to join with the members of the Church for a special retreat with Mother Gabriella, Abbess of the Dormition Orthodox Monastery in Rives Junction, Michigan.

Reservations are required by Monday, October 27.
$12 per person
To register, please contact Theresa at or the Church Office at 630.834.7010 .

An iconography workshop will be presented by Sr. Olympia, of the same monastery, for youth in grades 6-12. Cost: $7 per youth.