Archive | October, 2013

Holy Synod of Bishops concludes fall session

The bishops heard a detailed report by Father Tosi concerning preliminary plans for the 18th All-American Council. The recommendation of the Metropolitan Council—that the 18th AAC be held in Atlanta, GA July 20-24, 2015—was approved. Holy Synod members also offered direction with regard to the AAC theme, program and related events. The following were approved as members of the Preconciliar Commission: Bishop Mark, Synodal Chair; Archpriests Alexander Fecanin, Local Clergy Chair; John Jillions, Chancellor; Leonid Kishkovsky, External Affairs; Myron Manzuk, Council Manager; and Eric Tosi, Council Supervisor; Priest Benjamin Tucci, Council Youth Coordinator; Carol Deerson, Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America Representative; Peter Ilchuk, Logistics Manager; Lisa Mikhailevsky, Metropolitan Council Representative; and Melanie Ringa, Treasurer.