November at The Ladder

Feast of Sts Cosmas & Damian the Holy Unmercenaries of Asia, & their Mother Theodota

Ladder_of_Ascent_Close_Up_Square.jpgThe Society of Simple Souls continues to work its way through G. K. Chesterton's The Ball and the Cross. They meet on November 5 and 19, from 7 - 9 pm.

The Hall of Men will have its final gathering for the year on November 12. Ben Davis will be presenting Jurgen Moltmann. Doors open at 7, food served at 7:30, Eighth Day Convocation at 8:30, followed by the lecture.

The Sisters of Sophia will also have their final gathering for the year on November 17. Ellen Awe will be presenting Julian of Norwich. Doors open at 6:15, food served at 6:30, and presentation follows Eighth Day Convocation at 7:30.

The third lecture in our Fall Table Talk series - "For the Life of a Secular Age" - is scheduled for Saturday, November 21, the Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple. We'll pray sixth hour prayer at noon and then Director Doom will present "On Divine Liturgy and the Rule of Faith." We'll discuss over lunch at 1 pm.

Finally, don't forget to mark your calendars for two important events:

We'll celebrate our annual Christmas Feast on December 11 with Fr. Geoff Boyle presenting St Cyril of Alexandria. More details forthcoming on the website.

And our sixth annual Eighth Day Symposium is set for January 14-16. Our theme is "Soil and Sacrament: The World as Gift." We have an amazing line-up of speakers: Mike Aquilina, Hans Boersma, Archdeacon John Chryssavgis, Rod Dreher, and Vigen Guroian, plus great break-out presenters. More details forthcoming at the end of next week.

 

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