With the blessing of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, the annual Saint Herman Youth Conference will be hosted by Holy Epiphany Church parish in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference will commence on the evening of Monday, December 23, and conclude on the morning of Thursday, December 27. The conference is open to all youth 16 years of age and older. All registrations will be managed online at the Youth Conference website here.
The theme of this year’s Conference will be the life and teachings of Father Seraphim Rose. Keynote speakers will be His Grace Bishop Luke of Syracuse, Abbott of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville New York, and Dr Alexey Vikhlinin, Deputy Associate Director Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
In addition to the lectures, there will be discussion groups, workshops, and an outdoor social activity.
The cost of the conference is $300.00 per person and includes all lodging (quad occupancy), meals, transportation from the hotel to the church. The conference will begin with a travel day of Monday, December 23, with registration beginning in the hotel at 3:00 PM. Airport pickup is available only at Boston Logan International Airport on the 23rd between the hours of 10:00 AM and 10:00 PM. The Conference will conclude with a morning check-out on Thursday, December 27th.
The deadline for registration is Friday, December 1st, and after that date the cost will increase to $350.00 with no guarantee of space remaining. Any youth who need a scholarship may contact the Conference administration on the website here, or you may speak directly with Archbishop Gabriel or Father George of our parish. All clergy are encouraged to participate and bring a delegation from their parish, as well as sending in a donation to help with scholarships and the work of the Conference.