Repose of HTOS Alumnus and Professor Dmitry Pavlovich Anashkin - 12/31/18
We are grieved to announce the sudden repose of HTOS Alumnus (1998) and beloved professor Dmitry Pavlovich Anashkin on Thursday Dec. 27, 2018. Dmitry Pavlovich died in his home of a sudden stroke in a Pushkino, a suburb of Moscow. He is survived by his father Pavel, and his wife Irina. Please offer your prayerful support. Dmitry Pavlovich taught Russian History, Byzantine History, and Church History. A Facebook group has been established "to preserve memories of the great character and scholar..." https://www.facebook.com/groups/1930965326958973/
Seminary Choir Travels to St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Lakewood, NJ - 12/20/18
The Seminary choir travelled to Lakewood, NJ, during the weekend of December 15-16, with the blessing of Archimandrite Luke, Rector, and at the invitation of Mitred Archpriest Serge Lukianov, Dean of St Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral. The choir sang the responses for both the Hierarchal All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy under the direction of Deacon Nicholas Kotar, Seminary Choir Director and Lecturer in Church Music. Priest Ephraim Willmarth, Director of Admissions and Asst. Dean, and Deacon Michael Pavuk, Director of Development, led the delegation, which was accompanied by Hieromonk Felipe (Balingit), a first-year student in the Seminary’s new Master of Divinity degree program.
ROCOR Studies: A Student’s Travelogue: Three Day ROCOR History Field Trip to New York - 12/06/18
We left a dark and snowy Jordanville early in the morning to begin what would appear to the outside observer to be the most unlikeliest of journeys: one to the New York/New Jersey area to gain a greater understanding of the long history of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Ordination of Fr. Photie Erdman - 11/04/18
Deacon Photie Erdman became the first student in the new Master of Divinity (M.Div.) program to be ordained to the Holy Priesthood on Sunday, November 4, 2018. A poignant sign of divine providence, Father Photie’s ordination corresponded with the visit to Jordanville of the Wonderworking Myrrh-Streaming Iveron Icon from Hawaii.