Remembering Fr. Alexander Schmeman

SVOTS - 15/12/2019 A Remembrance of Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann by Protodeacon Peter Danilchik, Seminary Trustee Emeritus My first interaction with Fr Alexander Schmemann occurred fifty-two years ago in September 1966 when I was an engineering graduate student at Syracuse University. A parishioner at Ss. Peter and Paul Church in Syracuse gave me several back copies of St Vladimir’s ...

Remembering Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann (1921–1983)

2/1/14 SVOTS On this 30th Anniversary of Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann’s death, our Seminary remembers his life, his work, and his influence on the Church in America. As Dean of St. Vladimir’s Seminary from 1962–1983, Fr. Alexander formed hundreds of students, providing themFr. Alexander's class notes from "Mary and the Church" with an understanding of what he termed “liturgical ...

The 29th Anniversary of the Repose of Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann

14/12/12 Thursday, December 13, 2012, the Feast of Saint Herman of Alaska, marks the 29th anniversary of the repose of Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann, Dean of Saint Vladimir’s Seminary and a leading 20th century Orthodox Christian theologian. Born in 1921 in Estonia to a family of Russian emigres, Father Alexander spent his youth in France, where he received ...