OCA Diaconal Liturgical Practicum Marks Decade of Growth

SVOTS - July 2016 Over the past decade, the Orthodox Church in America’s Diaconal Liturgical Practicum has grown from a small project designed to quickly train a few sorely needed deacons for the OCA to an established annual effort that instructs altar servers, subdeacons, and deacons from several Orthodox Christian church jurisdictions. Initiated with the blessing of ...

Metropolitan Tikhon hosts Metropolitan Nicholovos at OCA Chancery

Orthodox Church in America - Indian Orthodox Malankara Church- May 2016 On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon hosted His Eminence, Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos of the Northeast American Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America. Metropolitan Tikhon welcomed Metropolitan Nicholovos, who was accompanied by Fathers Abraham ...

SVOTS’ “East Meets East” Celebrates the Oriental Orthodox Churches

On Saturday, October 3, 2015,Saint Vladimir’s Seminarywelcomed hundreds of friends and alumni to campus for its annual Orthodox Education Day. “This year’s theme, ‘East Meets East,’ was inspired by the diversity of our student body,” remarked seminary Chancellor/CEO, Archpriest Dr. Chad Hatfield.  “At Saint Vladimir’s, Oriental and Eastern Orthodox students have been living, learning, and growing ...

St. Tikhon’s Seminary opens search for Director of Student Life

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SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS Communications] Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary here recently initiated a search for a full-time Director for its Office of Student Life, which directly provides for the overall welfare and practical needs of seminarians in formation, with special attention given to their spiritual lives. The Director of Student Life will be responsible for supervising ...

St. Vladimir’s Seminary to offer four on-line courses in January 2015

YONKERS, NY [SVOTS Communications] - OCtober 2014 In January 2015, Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary will offer four public courses, comprising an on-line and a residential component. Offerings include three pastoral theology courses and one liturgical music course, taught by experts in their fields. “The Therapeutic Encounter” will be taught by Dr. Daniel Hinshaw, while Archpriest Dr. ...