"Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess"
“A Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess” has been published by Saint Catherine's Vision, an international, Pan-Orthodox fellowship of Orthodox women theologians and other lay servant-leaders.
The document is addressed to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Secretariat of the Great and Holy Council. It is being widely distributed for prayerful reflection by hierarchs, clergy and laity.
The entire text of “A Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess” can be downloaded by clicking HERE.
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Professor Evangelos Theodorou’s original research in Greek on deaconesses is now available!
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