New OCA chancellor to deliver fourth annual lecture at historic Minneapolis cathedral
MINNEAPOLIS, MN [MW Diocese Communications] — The 2012 Annual Saint Alexis (Toth) Lecture will take place at the historic Saint Mary’s Cathedral in northeast Minneapolis on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 7:15 p.m.Archpriest John Jillions, Chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America, will deliver a talk titled “Saint Alexis: Courage, Confidence and the Cross.” A reception will follow in the parish center.
The Saint Alexis (Toth) Lecture is an annual event sponsored by Saint Mary’s Boriss-Hansen Committee, which is dedicated to furthering educational opportunities for cathedral parishioners and the local Orthodox community. Previous speakers were His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah; Archimandrite Meletios; and His Grace, Bishop Matthias.
The series is named for the founder of the Orthodox community in Minneapolis over 120 years ago, a great Orthodox missionary and apologist who was glorified by the Orthodox Church in America in 1994.
Saint Mary’s Cathedral is located at 1701 Fifth Street NE, Minneapolis, MN. Further information may be found at www.stmarysoca.org or by calling the parish office at 612-781-7667.