Calendar of Holy Lent for the year of Grace, 2017.
April 3/16 - Christ is Risen! Happy Holy Pascha! (Easter)
May 12/25 - Christ is Ascended to Heaven and is Seated at the Right Hand of God the Father! Glorify Him!
May 22/June 4 - On the Sunday of Pentecost, the One Congregation of Jesus Christ celebrates its birth: Blessed are You, O Christ our God, Who made the fishermen, wisemen, sending upon them the Holy Spirit and through them, drawing in the world. O Loving One, glory to You.
1. Dr. Mary Ellen Newsom, our devoted Registrar, passed away on the evening of November 14, 2016. May her memory be eternal. It is our prayer that she hears, "Well done, good and faithful servant." as a tribute to her many years of exemplary service to the American Conservatory of Music. In honor of her 20 years of service to the American Conservatory of Music and her history with this institution, the Conservatory is proud to announce the establishment of a memorial scholarship fund in her memory. Please make your donations to the fund by clicking on the button below:
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