Entries by Emanuel Sabau

Day 8 – July 2014

Early this morning, the participants woke up and went into Cambridge to break bread with our less fortunate neighbors. In small groups, the CrossRoaders approached homeless people, bought them breakfast, and sat and ate with them, learning about their lives and getting to know them. It was an extremely moving experience for all. It is […]

Day 7 – July 2014

Today the CrossRoaders had their last day of theology classes! They spent the afternoon in the beautiful Boston Commons enjoying a picnic and throwing around a football. After, we went to the Prudential Center, the tallest building in Boston, and went up to the skywalk for a spectacular view of all of Boston. In the […]

Day 4- June 2014

Today the participants had their first day of classes with Fr. Thomas Hopko and Fr. Eugene Pentiuc! The participants were very interested in the engaging lectures and had much to reflect on after during the staff led discussion groups. This afternoon, we all went downtown and had a picnic at the Boston Commons. After, we […]

Day 3- June 2014

This morning after Orthros, the participants explored the magnitude and beauty of God’s creation through the interactive Sanctification of Creation session. In the afternoon, they engaged in discussion on popular culture. After, they took a tour and heard a talk at St. Mark’s Coptic Church. This evening Dn. Nicholas Belcher, the Dean of Students of […]

Day 2- June 2014

The CrossRoaders started their day with a Divine Liturgy at the Holy Cross Chapel. Many of the participants joined the chanters and participated in the liturgy by chanting with them! We all had the enormous blessing of celebrating the liturgy with Metropolitan Kallistos Ware who is visiting Holy Cross for a conference. He offered a […]

Day 1 – June 2014

Today 32 participants from 17 different states arrived at the beautiful campus of Hellenic College & Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Boston, all ready to take the challenge! See the CrossRoaders on their first day learning about each other in a series of games and activities.