Orthodox Seminary News

Orthodox Christian seminaries are the heart and future of the Orthodox priesthood. Widespread understanding of the mission and activities of our seminaries is an essential part of a healthy church. Visit this “Orthodox Seminary News” page often for a Pan-Orthodox perspective on these important schools and their sacred work.

Lilly Foundation Invests in Young Adult Ministry.

In a recent article in Religion News Service, it was announced that the Lilly Endowment Inc. is launching a $19.4 million initiative to help congregations…

Dec 22, 2016

National Executive Board Members of FOCA Visit St. Tikhon’s Seminary

On December 6th, members of the National Executive Board of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America (FOCA) visited St. Tikhon’s Seminary. Archpriest…

Dec 22, 2016

HCHC Office of Vocation & Ministry Receives Lilly Grant for Young Adult Ministries.

December 8, 2016 – Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology has received a $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for its…

Dec 12, 2016

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Impressed During Visits to HCHC

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, and Chairman of the Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Board of Trustees…

Nov 22, 2016

St. Tikhon’s Choirs Perform Russian Orthodox Sacred Music at Eastern University

On Sunday, November 6th, a combined choir — led by Benedict Sheehan of St. Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary — including St. Tikhon’s…

Nov 16, 2016

Holy Cross MDiv Student Wins Best Foreign Film Award

Elizabeth Thomas, a second-year Master of Divinity student at Holy Cross, won the Best Foreign Film Award at the Universal Film Festival in Kansas City,…

Nov 06, 2016

Fourth Boston Byzantine Music Festival

The fourth Boston Byzantine Music Festival explores paraliturgical music—music and song written on sacred themes and performed outside of the formal…

Oct 19, 2016

Holy Cross Orthodox Press Announces New Director

Rev. Fr. Michael Monos has been named Director of Holy Cross Orthodox Press. “I am humbled and honored to serve our Holy Archdiocese as the Director…

Oct 19, 2016

Call for Papers: Special Issue “Inward Being and Outward Identity: The Orthodox Churches in the 21st Century “

Religions (ISSN 2077-1444) is currently running a Special Issue “Inward Being and Outward Identity: The Orthodox Churches in the 21st Century ”…

Oct 08, 2016

Benefit Concert to Feature Russian Orthodox Sacred Music

Concert on November 6 in Philadelphia to Explore Biblical Foundations of Orthodox Christian liturgy St. Davids, Pa. — St. Tikhon’s Seminary has…

Oct 06, 2016

Fords Speak at Orthodox Theological Society of America in Brookline

SOUTH CANAAN, PA — On Sept. 29 and 30, 2016, Dr. David and Dr. Mary Ford represented St. Tikhon’s Seminary in attending the annual meeting of Orthodox…

Oct 05, 2016

An Introduction to Byzantine Chant

Now, you can listen as Dr. Grammenos Karanos discusses the defining characteristics of Byzantine chant in a new podcast series from The Mary Jaharis Center…

Oct 04, 2016