As we approach the end of our 75th anniversary year, I want to express my heartfelt gratitude for your continued support. Thank you for your unwavering commitment. Your past gifts have played a vital role in enabling Jordanville’s Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary to address the countless facets of pastoral formation, especially for the parishes in the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.
On Giving Tuesday 2023, as we approach the end of our 75th anniversary year, we want to begin by expressing our heartfelt gratitude for the unwavering commitment of our many supporters of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary!
This past summer, second year seminarian Aiden Harrington spent six weeks in the Western European Diocese of ROCOR, visiting numerous parishes in the United Kingdom and participating in the rich life of our church there.
It is with immense joy and deep gratitude to God that we share with all of you the recent ordinations to the diaconate and priesthood of students and graduates of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary.
On the weekend of September 15-17, 2023, a three-day celebration took place between Cooperstown and Jordanville, NY to mark the 75th anniversary of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, having been founded in 1948 by Archbishop Vitaly (Maximenko) of blessed memory.
Orientation for the new students took place on Monday, September 5 and Tuesday, September 6. On Thursday, September 7, at the conclusion of the 6am daily Divine Liturgy, a Moleben was served by the seminary’s rector, His Grace, Bishop Luke, together with monastery clergy. The 7th annual convocation then took place on Tuesday, September 12 at 2:15pm in the PVL hall.
It has come to the attention of the administration that various social media sites and blogs are publishing mis-leading information about the status of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary’s accreditation. The following is intended to publicly set the record straight and to dispel false rumors that seem to now exist in the public domain.