STOTS announces Academic Symposium dedicated to Metropolitan Leonty

May-June 2014

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014 members of the Saint Tikhon’s Community, along with His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the Diocese of the West, offered prayers for the departed servant of God, the late Metropolitan Leonty (Turkevich), on the 49th Anniversary of his repose.

Saint Tikhon’s is pleased to announce at this time that an Academic Symposium dedicated to the life and work of Metropolitan Leonty (1876-1965) is being planned at Saint Tikhon’s Seminary on May 14, 2015, marking the 50th anniversary of his repose in the Lord. This will be a day-long program including a graveside memorial service such as the one depicted in the photo from this year.

Saint Tikhon’s would also like to publicly announce a call for proposed papers to be considered for the Symposium. Those interested are asked to please forward a brief summary of their proposed paper topics to Dr. David Ford, Professor of Church History at Saint Tikhon’s Seminary, no later than September 30, 2014 by e-mail at dcford@stots.edu .

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