Group Discussions Programme

The 7th International Conference Dedicated to Metropolitan Anthony’s Legacy

What does it mean to be a Christian
in everyday life?


14 September, 12:00 13:30

  1. “Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s”

Archpriest Vladimir Arkhipov – the Church of the Presentation of Christ, Novaya Derevnya village, Moscow region

  1. The Parish as Christian fellowship. The place of children in the parish.

 Priest Alexius Belyayev – Head, Office of Religious Education and Catechesis of Samara Diocese.

Priest Anthony Arkhipov – Office of Religious Education and Catechesis of Samara Diocese.

  1. Two shall be one flesh or the union of independent personalities?

Anastasia Berkhina and Matvey Berkhin – members of the Cana family community

  1. Religiousness and psychological disorders – 21st century

Boris Voskresensky – Candidate of Medicine; Lecturer, the Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Faculty of General Medicine, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University; Lecturer, the Department of Philosophy and Humanities, Moscow St Philaret’s Christian Orthodox Institute.

  1. What does it mean to be a friend? (for participants aged 7-9)

Vera Erokhina – translator; founder of the Future Actually Charitable Community of Translators and Interpreters

Viktoria Bogdanova – Teacher, Big Change Education Centre

  1. New martyrs and us

Archpriest Kirill Kaleda – Rector, Church of New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia in Butovo; Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences; Member of the Synodal Canonization Commission; Member of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights; son of archpriest Gleb Kaleda; grandson of hieromartyr Vladimir Ambartsumov 

  1. Christian behavior: pro et contra

Archpriest Vladislav Kakhovsky – Rector, All Saints Church, Mytischy, Moscow Diocese

  1. The Christian woman

Ekaterina Savina – consulting psychologist; Director, Zebra Rehabilitation Centre

  1. What can we learn from Metropolitan Anthony’s personal experience of life in the modern world?

Protodeacon Peter Scorer – parish of the Holy Prophet Elias in Devon 

  1. Everyday life as my dialogue with God

Jean-François Thiry – Director, Pokrovsky Gates Cultural Center

  1. Modern culture vs/& Christ? (for the participants aged 10-14)

Anastasia Tikhonova – historian; Research Assistant and Teacher, State Literature Museum

Konstantin Matsan – journalist, musician; Presenter, Vera Radio Station and Spas TV Channel

Aleksandra Bazulina – historian, school teacher