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Central Regional Diocesan Lenten Retreat (4/9/16)

On Saturday April 9, 2016, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Homestead, PA was the host of the Annual Central Region Diocesan Lenten Retreat.

His Grace, Bishop Gregory, the Retreat Master for the adult segment, spoke on the topic Faith vs Science.

Fr. David Urban, the youth presenter, lead an interactive discussion on the topic My Orthodox Faith: Learning, Loving & Living.

Photos Courtesy of Kira Fischer.
His Grace, Bishop Gregory introducing the theme of his talk, "Faith vs Science"
"Do we have anything to fear from scientific inquiry?"
"The more we study science, the more we appreciate the majesty of God."
His Grace, Bishop Gregory offered personal reflections from his days a a research biologist.
The faithful and clergy present listened intently to His Grace's presentation.
A large number of people were in attendance.
Fr. David Urban and Deacon Marc Wisnosky with the younger children in attendance.
Fr. David explains the project they would be working on.
Fr David had the children's complete attention.
A dedicated team of parish women prepare to serve a Lenten repast.
Another member of the culinary team.
2016 Diocesan Central Regional Lenten Retreat Participants.