Past Retreats

      Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Family Synaxis Men's Retreat

      2014 Men's Retreat

      When: Friday, February 7th, 7pm - Saturday, February 8th 4pm
      Where: St. Iakovos Retreat Center
      Theme: Orthodox Potpourri
      Presenter: Fr. Apostolos Georgiafentis
      Cost: Registration is free of charge.

      Friday, February 7th

      6:30 - 8:00PM, Registration/Arrivals/Dinner

      8:00 - 8:15PM, Evening Prayers

      8:15 - 10:15PM, Movie: The Island

      10:15 - 11:00PM, Reflections on Movie

      Saturday, February 8th

      7:45 - 8:30AM, Morning Prayers and Trisagion for Anthony Argeros

      8:30 - 9:15AM, Breakfast

      9:15 - 11:15AM, Discussion with Fr. Apostolos Georgiafentis

      11:15 - 12:00PM, Hike to Proskinitaria

      12:00 - 1:30PM, Lunch and Free Time

      1:30 - 3:30PM, Discussion with Fr. Apostolos Georgiafentis

      3:30 - 4:00PM, Friendly competition - Hitting the Mark

      4:00 - 4:30PM, Free time

      4:30 - 5:15PM, Vespers

      Retreat accommodations

      The men will stay at the new Greek Orthodox St. Iakovos retreat center. Linens are not provided so all participants will need to bring blankets/sleeping bags.

      Things to bring:

      • Pillow
      • Blanket/Sheets/Sleeping bag
      • Boots (for a hike in the woods, in case it is muddy)

      Saint Iakovos Retreat Center

      1070 224th Avenue Town of Brighton, Wisconsin 53139