Why would a woman study theology?

(from left) Communications Director Deborah Belonick with current Seminarians Laura Wachsmuth, Tracy Gustilo, Brittany Lauber, and Sophia Theodoratos, asking you to donate to St. Vladimir’s Seminary on #GivingTuesday, November 28.

SVOTS - November 2017 As a woman seminarian at St. Vladimir’s Seminary in the mid-70s, I often was asked the ubiquitous question: “Why would a woman study theology? She cannot be ordained.” But since my own graduation, I’ve observed the answer to that question a hundred times over. I’ve seen our alumnae become extraordinary educators, hospital chaplains, monastics ...