This week, His Eminence Metropolitan Saba Esper is presiding the second week of residency for the Antiochian House of Studies at the Antiochian Village. Welcoming him are His Grace Bishop Thomas of the Diocese of Oakland, Charleston and the Mid-Atlantic; Very Rev. Michel Najim and Rt. Rev. Fadi Rabbat, the president and dean of AHOS; plus the faculty and dozens of students.
His Eminence held spiritual discussions with the participants who are enrolled in the St. Stephen’s certificate, Master of Theological Studies and Master of Divinity programs. The residency features lectures on subjects of theological formation.
Divine services are held twice daily. On Wednesday, September 6, His Eminence celebrated the divine liturgy as a priest.