2008 Program

Wednesday October 8, 2008

Registration

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Entrance of Conference Participants into the Conference Room

 

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Opening Session

 

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  • Presentation of Participants by the General Secretaryof the Conference, Archim. Athenagoras Dikeakos

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Greetings

  1. Greeting from the President of the Conference,
    His Eminence Metropolitan Kyrillos of Rhodes

 

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  1. Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical  Patriarch 
    Bartholomew I

 

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  1. Greetings from His Eminence Metropolitan of Atlanta Alexios    

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  1. Greetings from the Local Authorities

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Mayor of Rodos
Xatzis N. Xaziefymiou

 

  1. Greeting from Dr. Gregory Skalkeas, Professor - Academician,
    Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

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  1. Presentation of the aims of the Conference by the General
    Coordinator of the Conference, Protopresbyter
    Stavros Kofinas 

 

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  1. Official Opening of the Conference by the Honourable
    Geogios Konstantopoulos, Deputy Minister of Health and Social
    Solidarity

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Keynote address:

 

  •  “Trends in Health Care Today – Concerns about the Future”
    Speaker: Dr. Athena Papademetriou - Linou, Associate Professor of the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine,
    Dep. of Social Medicine, Psychiatry, Neurology of the University of Athens

 

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Thursday October 9, 2008

1st SESSION

Moderator: His Eminence Metropolitan Kyrillos of Rhodes

  • “Diakonia and Health – A Historical Overview: Today’s Views and Misconceptions
    Speaker: Archm. Dositheos Kanellos, Abbot of the Holy
    Monastery of the Panagia Tatarnis, Evrytania

 

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  • Philanthropy or Activism
    Speaker: Athanasios Papathanasiou, Doctor of Theology,
    Chief Editor of the periodical “Synaxis”

 

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2nd SESSION 

Moderator: Archim. Athenagoras Dikaiakos

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  • Healing and Curing: Two opposite views of therapeutic
    spirituality and the Sacrament of Holy Unction
    Speaker: Protopresbyter Dr. Lambros Kamperidis Rector of Saints Constantine and Helen. Montrιal, Quιbec, Canada, Professor of Theology and of Modern Greek Literature,Universiti de Sherbrooke, Quιbec and Universiti 
    de Montrιal

 

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  • Somatic and psychic distress: the complexity of pain with
    the question of ontology”
    Speaker: Prof. Christos Giannaras, Professor Emeritus of
    Philosophy, Panteion University of Athens

 

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3rd SESSION

Moderator: Archim. Makarios Griniezakis

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  • A Pastoral Approach to the Challenges of Bioethics
    Speaker: Prof. Anestis Keselopoulos, Professor, School of
    Theology of the Aristoteleion University of Thessalonika

 

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4th SESSION 

Moderator: Prof. Ioannis Kogoulis

  • Today’s Needs Regarding Pastoral Education in Health Care
    Speaker: Protopresbyter Adamantios Avgoustidis, MD,
    Lector of the School of Theology at the University of Athens, Psychiatrist, President of the European Council of Pastoral Care and Counselling

 

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Stroll through the Old City (Free Evening)

(see  photo file file) 
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Friday October 10, 2008

5th SESSION

Moderator: Protopresb. Dr. Lukas Lukas

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  • Cancer and Women: Prevention and Care
    Speaker: Dr. Lydia Ioannidou-Mouzaka, Professor,
    School of Medicine at the University of Athens, Surgeon-
    Gynaecologist, Breast Specialist

 

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  • Neurological Illnesses: Psychological and Spiritual Parameters 
    Speaker: Dr. Alexandros Papademetriou, Professor,
    School of Medicine of the University of Thessalia, Neurologist

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6th SESSION 

Moderators:  Dr. Lydia Ioannidou-Mouzaka, Dr. Alexandros Papademetriou

Round Table Discussion: Pastoral Care in Hospitals

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  • “The Priest’s position in the Hospital” (Fr. Stavros Kofinas)

 

Description of Diaconia in the Hospitals of:

– Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain 
(Fr. Anastasios Salapatas)

– Metropolis of Thessalonica
(Fr. David Tzioumakas)

– Metropolis of Boston   
(Fr. Nicholas Krommydas)

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7th SESSION

Round Table Discussion: “Care for the Elderly”

  • Moderator - Speaker: Dr. Elias Thodis, Assistant Professor , School of
    Medicine of the University of Alexandroupolis and Medical Consultatant for the Stavreidion Eccelsiastical Institute of Chronic Illnesses “St. Kyprianos” - Metropolis of Alexandroupolis

 

Presentation of Homes for the Elderly of:

– Archdiocese of Constantinople
(Fr.Kyrillos Sykis)

– Metropolis of Kisamos, Crete
(Fr. Antonios Aretakis)

– Metropolis of Chicago
(Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos)

 

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Moderator: Protopreb. Stavros Kofinas

The Doctor and the Pastor: a Relationship of Opposition
or Cooperation?

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  • Speaker: Dr. Tanya W. Spirtos, M.D. FACOG (Fellow of the College of Obstetrics and Gynecology) Past President of the Santa Clara Medical Association Board of Directors of Sequoia Hospital, Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor Stanford University School of Medicine (Καθηγήτρια Πανεπιστημίου του Stanford University Καλιφορνίας)

 

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Cultural Event (Sponsor: Municipality of Rhodes Cultural Organization)

“Our East” presented by the musical group of Christos Tsiamoulis 

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(see photo album)

 

Saturday October 11, 2008

9th SESSION 

Moderator: Protopreb. Antonios Kaligeris

  • The Child Suffering from Illness
    Speaker: Prof. Danai Papadatou, Professor of Clinical
    Psychology at the School of Nursing, University of Athens

 

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10th SESSION 

Moderator: Dr. Stephen Muse

  • Phenomena of Health Care Providers: aSpiritual Dimension
    Speaker: Archm. Athenagoras Dikaiakos, Philologist, Master of Theology, Preacher of the Holy Metropolis of Thebes and Levadia

 

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11th SESSION

  • Pastors in a Co-Supportive Network
    Moderator-Speaker: Protopresbyter Stavros Kofinas,
    Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Pastoral Psychiatric
    Care, Psychotherapist, Coordinator of the European Network of Health Care Chaplaincy

 

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Great Vespers at the port of St. Paul

(SEE PHOTO FILE)

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Stroll in Lindos

Dinner with traditional dishes in the City of Kallythia 
(Hosted by the Parish of the Holy Transfiguration of our Savior)

(SEE PHOTO FILE)

 

Sunday October 12, 2008

Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Annunciation

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(SEE PHOTO FILE) 

 

Final Session

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  • Greetings and thanks from the Representative of the Roman Catholic Church (The Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care),  the Church of England and the Scottish Association of Chaplains in Healthcare

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Msng. Jean-Marie Mpendawatu , Rev. Edward Lewis, Rev. Richard Lowndes,
Rev. Fred Coutts

 

 

Thanks

Sponsors

Red Cross of Greece
Agricultural Bank of Greece
EFG Eurobank Ergasias
Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Endowment Fund
Ilias Chadiarakos 
Gantzoulas Co. ATEE 
Nikos and Popi Tzanidakis 

 

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Special Thanks to Mr. Vasileios Kampourakis for the great hospitality of the "RODOS PALACE Luxury Convention Resort"


Special Thanks:

Armos Publications
Axiom Gifts
Selector – the Prepress Company Selector – the Prepress Company
Triaena Destination Management S.A.

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The poster for the Conference was designed by Eftihia Mavroidi (Selector – the Prepress
Company), who, together with Niki Vassiliadou, prepared the program.

The icon on the poster and the program is “Panagia the Life-Springing Well” from
the book “Eikones tis Artas”, Barbara Papadopoulou, Aglaia L. Tsiara, I. Metropolis
Artas, Arta, 2008

 

COORDINATING COMMITTEE

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President: His Eminence Metropolitan Kyrillos of Rhodes
General Coordinator: Protop. Stavros Kofinas 
General Secretary: Archim. Athenagoras Dikaiakos 

 

STEERING COMMITTEE

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Vasiliki Kofinas Catherine Gellis Archim. Antonios Patros (Metropolis of Rhodes)
Gianna Alevizopoulou-Tsiamouli Ierom. Chrysanthos Papapostolou Eugenia VagopoulouGeorgia Kofinas

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Protop. Emmanuel Sklivakis (Metropolis of Rhodes)

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Ilias Xadiarakos


Co-workers

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Deacons Kyrillos Papanthimiou and Ioanikios Anagnostou

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    Fr. Kallistos Anastasiou & Fr. Michael

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LEAVING...

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