Hotel reservations must be made by Thursday, May 22nd in order to take advantage of the discounted PLC rate. To make your reservation, go to www.sawyn.com  and mention that you are with the DOWAMA PLC.
The 2014 Diocese of Wichita Parish Life Conference  will be hosted by St. Ephraim the Syrian Church in San Antonio, Texas. Dates are Wednesday to Saturday, June 11th-14th, 2014 (the fast-free week following Pentecost).
Keynote speaker will be Sister Vassa of Vienna, Austria, a nun of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad and liturgiologist of the highly prestigious University of Vienna in Austria. Sister Vassa is known as a prolific writer and stimulating lecturer throughout the Orthodox world.
"Coffee with Sister Vassa" is a brief, 10-minute weekly program offering an engaging reflection on the Orthodox Church calendar of the current week, including the lives of the saints, scriptural passages, the Orthodox liturgical tradition, and a light dose of humor, and can be heard on Ancient Faith Radio.