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New Art & Cultural Committee

Starting November 21st, 2017 – SPOC has opened a new chapter: the Art & Culture Committee. The Art & Culture Committee is launching “Romanian Cultural Evening” to include monthly cultural evening events (starting September until May of each year), with the main goal of bringing together people sharing the same interest in poetry, prose, music, … Read more

Letters from the Field: A summer inspired by faith, hope and love in Romania

By Andrei Enache, SPOC Youth Volunteers Ambassador At the end of his third year of college of Honors in Business Administration, our Romanian-born, Canadian-native, Andrei, decided to dedicate his summer giving back, helping out and enriching his humanitarian experience by volunteering at Saint Paraskeva Orthodox Charity sponsored projects sites throughout Romania. In this blog series … Read more

Varlaam School Scholarships News: Anca – on the spotlight

In November of 2016, Anca (one of the four scholars of Saint Paraskeva Orthodox Charity) took part in a writing competition, “Winter Wonderland”, with over two hundred other participants and she managed to secure her place among the winners. The competition was organized by the American Corner in Iasi, part of the American Embassy, and … Read more

2017 Project Updates

The Children of Glodeanu SPOC visited the project site at the Glodeanu Center administered by Fr. Ivascu Alexandru and seems to continue to be self-sufficient as people donate food and other materials for the center. However, there are some critical situations in the village consisting of a number of families with multiple children who live … Read more