St. Sophia Library Book Club

St. Sophia Library Book Club


St. Sophia Library Book Club

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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. Anthony Perkins lead the discussion focused on the the following questions :

1 What do we learn about God?
2 What do we learn about ourselves?
3 What do we learn about our relationship with God and how He works in our lives?
Take time to reflect on those questions and listen in on their discussion by following this link Listen Now: Book Discussion 
More information on their next book selection and discussion questions coming soon!
The St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary was not only charged with the duty of educating and providing worthy candidates for the priesthood and diaconate of our Ukrainian Orthodox Church, both here and also abroad, but also trains religious workers. In the fall of 1996 their roster of two students expanded to four for the spring and increased to fifteen the next fall. Even with some attrition, the promise of thirteen solid students, for the fall 1998, is a very heartening development. Their student body is comprised of Ukrainian -Americans, converts, as well as students from Brazil, Ukraine and Rumania.
Fr. Anthony Perkins served at St. Michael’s from 2007-2015.  It was his first assignment after being ordained to the priesthood.  He prepared for his vocation through 20 years in the Army Reserve, and almost that many as a professional student/academic and researcher.  He loved teaching and continued doing so at the parish and at St. Sophia Seminary.   He is the Director of Vocations, Associate Academic Dean, and a professor at St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Seminary.


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