2014 Burbank Schedule


FRIDAY, September 26,
2014—Cathedral of St. Leon, Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of
North America, 3325 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank CA 91504

1:30 p.m. Departure (NEW TIME!)
from Hampton Inn for tour of Our Lady of the Angels Roman Catholic
Cathedral, 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles 90012-2707, led by the
Right Rev. Alexei Smith, Ecumenical Officer for the Roman Catholic
Archdiocese of Los Angeles and President of the Southern California
Ecumenical Council.

4:30 p.m. Opening Ecumenical Prayer Service—Fr. Alexei Smith (at the Cathedral of St. Leon, Burbank)

5:15-6:45 p.m.
Opening Address—The Rev. Canon Dr. John Gibaut, Director of the Faith
and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches, Geneva,

7:00 p.m. Reception hosted by the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America

SATURDAY, September 27, 2014—Cathedral of St. Leon

9:00 a.m. Gathering Prayer—NAAE Vice-President, the Rev. Dr. Thomas F. Best

9:15 a.m. Address No. 2—The Rev. Canon Dr. John Gibaut

10:30 a.m. BREAK

10:45 a.m.
Address—The Rev. Sandra Beardsall, Professor of Church History and
Ecumenics, St. Andrew’s College, Saskatoon, SK, Canada


1:30 p.m. Panel
Presentation: Southern California Ecumenical Council’s Faith and Order
Commission andmembers of the Fuller Theological Seminary faculty,
Pasadena. Moderator: The Right Rev. Alexei Smith.

3:30 p.m. BREAK

4:00 p.m. Student Essay Contest: Announcement of winner and précis of essay

4:15 p.m. NAAE Business Meeting and Elections; Ecumenical Updates & Sharing

5:30 p.m. Evening Prayer—Armenian Prayer (at the Cathedral)

6:15 p.m. Banquet (at
the Cathedral) Banquet Speaker: His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan
Derderian, Primate of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of
North America

SUNDAY, September 28, 2014—HOTEL—Hampton Inn, 7501 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank 91504

8:00 a.m. Closing
Address—The Rev. Dr. Thomas P. Rausch, S.J., Professor of Theological
Studies; Chilton Professor of Catholic Theology, Loyola Marymount
University, Los Angeles

9:00 a.m. Closing Worship—NAAE Vice-President, the Rev. Dr. Thomas F. Best

10:00 a.m. Hotel Hot Breakfast Buffet (optional); Closing NAAE Board Meeting

10:00-Noon Worship at area churches on your own and Departures