Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Mamalakis on Orthodox Parenting

Friday, October 12th 6:30 – 8 PM

Guest Speaker

Dr. Philip Mamalakis on Orthodox Christian Parenting

 Childcare and dinner for children will be provided!

Appetizers and refreshments for parents and participants! 

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On Friday, October 12th we are excited to announce that Dr. Philip Mamalakis, Professor of Pastoral Care at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, will be offering a talk on an Orthodox approach to parenting, and his new book Parenting Toward the Kingdom: Orthodox Christian Principles of Child-Rearing.

 

Childcare will be available, and appetizers will be provided! We hope that you can join us!

 

About Dr. Mamalakis

 

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Dr. Philip Mamalakis, with his wife Georgia and seven children, live in Boston, Massachusetts where he is a marriage and family therapist and an Assistant Professor at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Dr. Mamalakis directs the field education program and teaches classes on pastoral care, marriage and family, grief, death and dying, and topics related to pastoral counseling. Dr. Mamalakis has an MDiv. from Holy Cross and a PhD. from Purdue University in child development and family studies, specializing in marriage and family therapy. He has been offering parenting courses and writing on parenting since his oldest daughter was born, 23 years ago. He is the author of, “Parenting Toward the Kingdom,” (Ancient Faith Publications, 2016) and, together with Fr. Charles Joanides, published The Journey of Marriage, a resource for couples preparing for marriage. He enjoys offering seminars and retreats on intimacy, relationships, marriage, parenting, and family life as well as religion and psychology.