Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/ 60 Seminary meets Giving Tuesday goal! http://www.hts.edu/news_180312_1.html Thu, 08 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <p>Christ is in our midst!<br />&nbsp;<br />I am delighted to announce that Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in Jordanville, New York, has met our goal of raising a record $91,000 in contributions to our Giving&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;campaign!&nbsp;</p> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180312_1.html Seminary Choir travels to St John the Baptist Cathedral, Washington, DC http://www.hts.edu/news_180321_2.html Sat, 03 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180302-Choir-Trip-to-DC/0050.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Seminary choir travelled to Washington, DC, during the first weekend in March, with the blessing of Archimandrite Luke, Rector, and at the invitation of Mitred Archpriest Victor Potapov, Rector of St John the Baptist Cathedral in DC. The choir sang the responses during both the English and Church Slavonic Divine Liturgies under the direction of Deacon Nicholas Kotar, Seminary Choir Director and Lecturer in Church Music. Priest Ephraim Willmarth, Asst. Dean and Director of Admissions, and Deacon Michael Pavuk, Director of Development, led the delegation, which was accompanied by Dr. Vitaly Permiakov, Asst. Professor of Dogmatic and Liturgical Theology.</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180321_2.html HTOS Director of Development speaks at Antiochian Orthodox Clergy Retreat in Wichita Kansas http://www.hts.edu/news_180321_1.html Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/20180214-Wichita-Visit/IMG_1116.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Basil (Essey), Deacon Michael Pavuk, the Seminary&rsquo;s Director of Development traveled to Wichita Kansas in mid-February to address the attendees at the clergy retreat of the Diocese of Wichita and Mid America of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese.</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180321_1.html 10th Anniversary of the Repose of Met. Laurus http://www.hts.edu/news_180319_1.html Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/photos/in_memoriam/met_laurus/Vladyka_1980-Troitsa-2.jpg&archive=0&final_h=61&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the repose of our beloved Met. Laurus (&Scaron;kurla), clergy from across the United States and Canada joined Bishop Nicholas at Holy Trinity on Friday, March 16, 2018, for a Hierarchal Presanctified Liturgy &amp; Pannikhida.</p> <p>After the Liturgy, monastics, clergy, seminarians, and guests continued the commemoration with a shellfish feast in the trapeza. That special, festive meal was followed by a two-hour Pannikhida in the cathedral.</p> <p>A decade ago, Vladyka Laurus reposed on the feast of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, a symbol of his life-long struggle to preserve the true faith while maintaining harmony within the Church. That difficult and delicate work culminated with his successful efforts to bring ROCOR back into communion with the Moscow Patriarchate through the Act of Canonical Communion, which he and Patriarch Alexei II signed in Moscow.</p> <p>Vladyka Laurus served as dean of our Seminary, as well as the First Hierarch of ROCOR and the abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery. In fact, he was so beloved by the students that a majority of the clergy who came to Jordanville for the weekend's festivities are Seminary alumni, ranging from the class of 1964 to the class of 2014.</p> <p><a href="https://www.synod.com/synod/engdocuments/enart_mllifeexcerpts.html">Click here to read reflections on the life of Met. Laurus</a></p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180319_1.html UPDATED 3-21-18 HTOS Dean and Seminary Choir attend Pan Orthodox Vespers at St Basil’s in Watervliet, NY http://www.hts.edu/news_180309_1.html Sun, 25 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180225-Triumph-of-Orthodoxy-Albany-Trip/003.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>A delegation from Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary (HTOS) traveled to St Basil&rsquo;s Orthodox Church (OCA) on February 25 to participate in a Pan-Orthodox Vespers to commemorate the Sunday of Orthodoxy. The delegation was led by Archpriest Alexander F. C. Webster, Dean and Professor of Moral Theology.</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180309_1.html Clean Week for Holy Trinity Seminarians http://www.hts.edu/news_180308_1.html Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180217-Clean-Week/DSC_9308.jpg&archive=0&final_h=53&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Following Russian tradition, monastics, faculty, seminarians, and staff began their Lenten purgation with an intensive week saturated with between 9 and 10 hours of church services each day, including Midnight Office, Matins, a Panikhida for all the names submitted to the Monastery for memorials, the four Canonical Hours, Vespers, Typica, and Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew, spiritual readings and councils.</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180308_1.html Seminary Professor Publishes Book, Presents Research at Moscow Conference http://www.hts.edu/news_180228_3.html Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180228-Prof-Elena-Publishes-Book/Elena.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Elena Nelson&rsquo;s recent book, Tradition and Innovation in Russian Church Slavonic Hymnography, was published by Academica Press in November 2017. The publisher designated it a Featured Book. &nbsp;</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180228_3.html Jordanville's Pochaev Icon Visits the Parish of the New Martyrs and Confessors in Brooklyn, NY http://www.hts.edu/news_180224_1.html Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/20180204-Pochaev-Icon-Visits-Brooklyn/Brooklyn-1.JPG&archive=0&final_h=45&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Deacon Michael Pavuk, HTOS Director of Development, brought the Jordanville Pochaev Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos, with the blessing of Archimandrite Luke and at the invitation of Archpriest Serge Lukianov, Rector, to the parish of the New Martyrs &amp; Confessors of Russia on 18th Avenue in Brooklyn, New York, for their patronal feast, which occurred this year on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son.</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180224_1.html Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary Patronal Feast Day http://www.hts.edu/news_180216_1.html Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180212-Three-Hierarchs/003.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>With God's grace, the help of our generous benefactors, and the diligence of our faculty and staff, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary was once again blessed to celebrate our patronal feast day of the Three Hierarchs: St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom. On February 11 and 12, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, the monastic community, the seminarians, faculty, staff, and friends gathered to praise God the Holy Trinity, honor those great saints of the fourth century, and extol the virtues of the Seminary.</p> <p style="line-height: 100%; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">&nbsp;</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180216_1.html Bishop Nicholas Ordains Two Alumni http://www.hts.edu/news_180125_1.html Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180118-Ordination-of-Two-Alumni-/0300.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Tuesday, December 27/January 9, 2018, the third day of the Feast of the Nativity of our Savior Jesus Christ and the Feast of the Holy Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen, Bishop Nicholas (Olhovsky) of Manhattan paid an Archpastoral visit to Holy Trinity Monastery &amp; Seminary.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180125_1.html St. Herman Youth Conference http://www.hts.edu/news_180124_1.html Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20171222-St-Herman-Youth-Conference/IMG_4100.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The annual St. Herman&rsquo;s Youth Conference began on Saturday, December 23, at Holy Dormition &ldquo;New Divievo&rdquo; Convent in Nanuet, NY, with a molieben, followed by a greeting from Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal and Canada. &nbsp;His Eminence called attention to the two major commemorations in 2017: (1) the tenth anniversary of the reunification of the Russian Orthodox Church, and (2) the 100th anniversary of the restoration of the Patriarchate in Russia and the subsequent election of St. Tikhon (Bellavin) as the first Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia after more than 200 years.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180124_1.html HTOS Faculty Work in Inter-Council Presence and Presentations http://www.hts.edu/news_170429_1.html Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/03-12-Inter-Council-Presence/IMG_8957.JPG&archive=0&final_h=69&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 11, 2017 Assistant Professor of Canon Law and Russian Church History, Deacon Andrei Psarev concelebrated at the All-Night Vigil with Archpriest Nikolai Balashov, rector of the Church of the the Renewal of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Jerusalem &nbsp;(in the Briusov Pereulok) in Moscow, in the church&rsquo;s main side chapel, and at the Divine Liturgy on the following day.&nbsp; This was followed by a talk in the parish house on Pivotal Points in History of the Russian Church Outside Russia accompanied by infographics. &nbsp;Fr. Nikolai, formerly secretary of the Commission on the Restoration of Unity in the Russian Church, added to the talk with living recollections of the process of restoring relations, of which he was a direct participant.&nbsp; This was already the third appearance by Deacon Andrei before the hospitable parish family of the Voskresenie Slovushchego Church na Uspenskom vrazhke&nbsp;over the past year.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_170429_1.html