The program begins with the Divine Liturgy (in English) at 7:30 a.m.
Following breakfast, special guest speaker Archpriest Artemy Vladimirov,
pastor of All Saints Church in Moscow, missionary, teacher and author
will present two talks: "The Meaning of Asceticism and the Study of the
Ascetic Fathers in the Life of Lay Christians" and "The Mystery of
Marriage and the Life of a Christian Family that Follows." The retreat
will include an open forum for questions and answers, meals and a guided
tour of the Cathedral, including the shrine of St. John of Shanghai and
San Francisco. Vespers start at 5:30 p.m. followed by informal
fellowship in the cathedral hall.