Metropolitan Tikhon encourages St. Vladimir’s graduates to be “watchful servants”

YONKERS, NY [SVOTS Communications/Virginia H. Nieuwsma] 21/5/13 Seventeen graduates from Saint Vladimir’s Seminary are now being sent out as priests, deacons, and lay ministers in service to the Church. At Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 18, 2013, the seminary awarded diplomas in three programs: one Master of Theology, eight Masters of Divinity, and eight Masters of Arts ...

Dr. Peter Brown’s Schmemann Lecture to Launch St. Vladimir’s 75th Year

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YONKERS, NY [SVOTS] - 5/1/2013 On Friday, January 18, 2013, Dr. Peter Brown, Princeton University’s Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Emeritus, will present the 30th Annual Father Alexander Schmemann Lecture at Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, NY. His presentation, titled “Constantine, Eusebius, and the Future of Christianity,” will focus on how Christians approach ...

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 ...

OCA seminaries begin 2011-2012 Academic Year

CRESTWOOD, NY [OCA] 2/9/2011 Orientation sessions for new students at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary, Crestwood, NY, and Saint Tikhon’s Seminary, South Canaan, PA, ushered in the opening of the 2011-2012 school year during the last week of August . At Saint Vladimir’s, Chancellor/CEO Archpriest Chad Hatfield introduced 17 new students to the rigors of seminary life and the “tough ...

Twenty-six students receive degrees from St. Vladimir’s Seminary

23/5/2011 YONKERS, NY [SVOTS] -- Twenty-six students from Saint Vladimir’s Seminary have earned their degrees and are “going forth” (Matthew 28:19) to serve the Church. At the Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 21, 2011, diplomas were awarded in three programs: one Master of Theology, 20 Masters of Divinity, and five Masters of Arts degrees were conferred. Commencement crowned ...

Strategic planning theme of international consultation of Orthodox theological schools

04/08/2011 YONKERS, NY [OCA] -- Dr. Paul Meyendorff, the Father Alexander Schmemann Professor of Liturgical Theology at Saint Vladimir's Seminary here, was among the participants in an international consultation of Orthodox Christian theological schools held at the Orthodox Academy of Crete April 5-7, 2011. The consultation focused on the development of a sample strategic plan for Orthodox ...

Metropolitan Jonah presides at Zaccheaus Sunday Liturgy at New York’s St. Nicholas Cathedral

7/2/2011 NEW YORK, NY [OCA] -- His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, presided at the Divine Liturgy at Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Patriarchal Cathedral here on Zacchaeus Sunday, February 6, 2011, on the occasion of the 50th birthday of His Eminence, Archbishop Justinian of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA. Concelebrating with Metropolitan Jonah and Archbishop ...

Archpriest Alexander Atty installed as Dean of St. Tikhon’s Seminary

2/11/2010 Archpriest Alexander Atty installed as Dean of St. Tikhon's Seminary SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] -- Archpriest Alexander Atty was formally installed as Dean and Chief Operating Officer of Saint Tikhon's Seminary here on Saturday, October 30, 2010. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah and His Grace, Bishop Tikhon of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, the seminary's Rector, concelebrated the formal ...

Summer Camps in full Swing

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] -- Despite June and July’s record temperatures, countless children and teens have been enjoying their experiences at the Orthodox Church in America’s summer camps. While some camps have ended their seasons -- Saint Eugene’s Camp, Dunlap, CA; Saint Peter the Aleut Camp, Weatherford, TX; Saint Tikhon’s Camp, South Canaan, PA; and the Chicago ...