St. Sophia Library Book Club

St. Sophia Library Book Club

Every month the St. Sophia library at the Consistory of the UOC of the USA hosts a book club and they have invited The OCN and our followers to join along in their discussion. This month’s book selection was the Prayer Book of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.  Fr....

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Orthodox Inter-Seminary Movement Gathers at St. Tikhon’s Seminary

Orthodox Inter-Seminary Movement Gathers at St. Tikhon’s Seminary

From October 23rd – 25th, 2015, 30 students from five Orthodox seminaries joined the seminarians at St. Tikhon’s for the bi-annual gathering of the Orthodox Inter-Seminary Movement (OISM)!   Participating schools included:  St. Vladimir’s Seminary, Crestwood, NY, Holy Cross/Hellenic College, Brookline MA, Holy Trinity Seminary – Jordanville, NY, Christ the Savior...

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Patriarch Irinej Receives Honorary Doctorate from St. Vladimir’s Seminary

Patriarch Irinej Receives Honorary Doctorate from St. Vladimir’s Seminary

Patriarch Irinej Receives Honorary Doctorate from St. Vladimir’s Seminary  On Friday, September 11, 2015, the Board of Trustees and Faculty of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary bestowed a Doctor of Divinity degree, honoris causa, upon His Holiness Irinej (Gavrilovic), archbishop of Peć, metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci, and patriarch of Serbia. “Ever since its inception,...

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Before the Patriarchate: The Life and Times of St. Tikhon until 1917

Before the Patriarchate: The Life and Times of St. Tikhon until 1917

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Music Institute, and the Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America (ROCOR) invite you to Before the Patriarchate: The Life and Times of St. Tikhon until 1917 A lecture by Dr. Scott Kenworthy on  Saint Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow (1865-1925) This lecture will be in English and free...

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NEW FEATURE! Orthodox Christian Seminary News

NEW FEATURE! Orthodox Christian Seminary News

Can you name all the Orthodox Christian seminaries in the United States? In the world? Can you name more than one? Have you ever visited a seminary? What do you think happens at these schools where our future priests are trained? What is their work, and how is it accomplished?...

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PBS Reports on Halki Seminary and Religious Freedom

PBS Reports on Halki Seminary and Religious Freedom

Once the world’s leading Eastern Orthodox seminary, Halki was closed by the Turkish government 43 years ago. The US and religious freedom activists want it reopened. But Turkish officials have long said that won’t happen until Greece improves conditions for Turkish minorities living there. Watch the PBS video above to...

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