The Liturgy of Death – Book

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SVS Press - April 2017 BUY  A COPY HERE: In these previously unpublished talks, Fr Alexander Schmemann critiques contemporary culture’s distorted understanding of death. He then examines the Church’s rites for burial and her prayers for the dead. Though they are often misunderstood, at the heart of the services Fr Alexander finds the paschal proclamation: “Christ is ...

Former Romanian Patriarch Teoctist’s 102nd Birthday Anniversary (1915-2017)

Patriarch Teoctist

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency -  8/2/17 Tuesday, 7 February 2017, we remember the fifth Patriarch of Romania Teoctist on his 102nd Birthday Anniversary. Patriarch Teoctist pastored the Romanian Orthodox Church for 21 years and succeeded in maintaining a living Orthodox faith and tradition in extremely difficult times for Romania. Patriarch Teoctist was born on February 7, ...

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary begins to offer Certificate in Pastoral Studies

8/6/14 - USA Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary's newly-accredited Certificate in Pastoral Studies is a two-year, on-campus program consisting of courses selected from the Bachelor of Theology. The Certificate in Pastoral Studies provides a theological, liturgical, and pastoral foundation for men who have an earnest desire to serve the Church as well as for those who are ...

Orthodox Seminary Digital Library – OSDL

Fr. C. C.Cherian Senior Librarian Orthodox Theological Seminary -2/2/14 The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church OS-DIGITAL-LIBRARY-KOTTAYAM.pdf Visit Seminary website:  A Memorial of the Seminary Founder Preamble In connection with the Bicentenary projects of the Old Seminary, the collection, preservation and retrieval of old records enter into the world of Digital Media. We have been striving to collect and preserve all available ancient records in ...

Svetionik – an Apple mobile device app with the Orthodox Christian Calendar and Reminder

15/12/12 With the blessing of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Diocese of Raška and Prizren has made available SVETIONIK - an Apple mobile device app with the Orthodox Christian Calendar and Reminder  for 2013. A part of the profit from this app will be used for the reconstruction of the ...

Reopening of Greek Orthodox Seminary back on agenda

Halki Orthodox Seminary

27/3/2012 TODAY'S ZAMAN, ANKARA Turkey has decided to reopen a former Greek Orthodox seminary on an island off the coast of İstanbul, according to a statement made by US President Barack Obama. The EU and the US have frequently criticized Turkey for not reopening the Halki Greek Orthodox seminary -- which experts say is related to Turkey's interpretation ...

Great Celebration of the Anniversary of the Opening of the Orthodox Seminary

The Albanian Orthodox Church Thoma Dhima Translated by Ana Meni Edited by Anastasia Pamela Barksdale 13/3/2012 On February 7, 1992 the teaching of the first courses for clergy began in Albania. During the past two decades there have not been any events that have impacted so much the miracle of the rebuilding of our Church after the atheistic winter, and ...

Orthodox Seminary to open its treasure trove to public

Indian Orthodox Church 23/2/2012 The nearly two century old Orthodox Theological Seminary, the first of its kind in Asia, is all set to open its treasure trove to the public. The colonial building with sturdy columns, long verandas, high roofs and wide central court on the banks of river Meenachil is the oldest centre of English Education in ...

ARTS CLUB INAGURATION

30/7/2011 STOTS- Indian Orthodox Seminary The inauguration of the arts Club for the academic year 2011 – 12 was conducted on Thursday, 28th July, 2011 by Very Rev. Fr. Alexander Atty – Dean of St. Tikhons Orthodox Seminary, U.S. in the presence of dignitaries like H. G. Geevarghese Mar Coorilos, H.G. Geevarghese mar Yulios and ...

STOTS FAMILY BID ADIEU TO REV. NINAN K. GEORGE

30/7/2011 STOTS- Indian Orthodox Seminary After fifteen glorious years of dedicated service in the seminary, the STOTS family bid adieu to Rev. Fr. Ninan K. George.He was an integral part of the seminary right from its inception and has also served as the vice Principal of the seminary. The fruits of his committed service are evident ...

Governing Board Meeting Of STOTS Held

29/7/2011 STOTS- Indian Orthodox Seminary Once again The Governing Board of St.Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur met at the Seminary Campus on 28th July 2011 under the leadership of HG Geevarghese mar Coorilose (Working president of STOTS). HG Dr.Geevarghese Mar Yulios, HG Dr. Abraham Mar Seraphim also graced the meeting. Source: OCP News Service

Second Session of STOTS Satsangh Held

STOTS - Indian Orthodox Seminary 29/7/2011 The second session of STOTS Satsangh was held on 26th July after the evening prayer. The meeting was presided over by H.G. Geevarghese Mar Coorilos (Metropolitan of Mumbai Diocese). H.G. Geevarghese Mar Yulios also Graced the Occasion. Very Rev. Dr. Alexander Atty, Dean of St. Tikhon's Orthodox Seminary in South Canaan, PA,USA ...

US Senate resolution calls on Turkey to reopen Greek Orthodox Seminary

27/5/2011 TODAY'S ZAMAN, İSTANBUL A resolution introduced to the US Senate on Tuesday calls upon the Turkish government to facilitate the reopening of the Greek Orthodox Halki (or Heybeliada) seminary without further delay and to address other long-standing concerns regarding the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate. Benjamin Cardin, a US senator from Maryland from the Democratic Party who is ...

Turkey considering demand to reopen Orthodox Seminary

ANKARA - Daily News with wires 3/1/2011 Turkey is considering a demand by the Istanbul-based Greek Orthodox Patriarchate to reopen a seminary that trained generations of patriarchs, Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç said Monday. “We will try to meet them from a legal point of view,” Arınç said following the meeting with Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I. “As ...