The 2009 Antiochian Archdiocese Convention  in Palm Desert, California concluded over the weekend of July 25-26. After Divine Liturgy on Saturday morning, the day was taken up with events such as the Oratorical Festival and other youth activities. Attendees enjoyed a banquet and dance on Saturday evening, followed by a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on Sunday morning.
Click here to view more photos of the final days of the convention.  The entire Oratorical Festival and the closing banquet program may be heard on Ancient Faith Radio .