Orthodox Women in the Healing Ministries was founded in 1992 with the mission of providing support to Orthodox Christian women who work in the medical and healing professions. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, social workers and the like. These are lectures from their annual retreat held at Dormition Monastery in Rives Junction, MI.
Frederica Mathewes-Green reflects on the Mary that the early Christians knew through three ancient texts: a narrative of Mary's life that was written in the year 150; a brief prayer to Mary found in Egypt on papyrus dated to 250; and the Akathist to the Mother of God written by the Syrian deacon St. Romanos.
October 15, 2012 Length: 1:09:41