Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/ 60 March 3-4, 2018: HTOS Choir to travel to St John the Baptist Cathedral, Washington DC http://www.hts.edu/news_180214_1.html Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <p>The HTOS choir, with the blessing of Archmandrite Luke, Rector, will travel to St John the Baptist Cathedral, Washington, DC, on the weekend of March 3-4, 2018. Mitred Archpriest Victor Patapov, cathedral rector, has invited our choir to join the cathedral&rsquo;s choir at the All Night Vigil on Saturday evening and the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil on the second Sunday of the Great Fast commemorating our Father among the Saints, Gregory of Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica. &nbsp;Deacon Nicholas Kotar, seminary choir director and lecturer in Church Music, will conduct the combined choirs at both the English and Church Slavonic Divine Liturgies. Accompanying the choir will be Deacon Michael Pavuk, Director of Development, who will assist the cathedral clergy at the services and speak to the faithful on behalf of the Seminary.</p> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180214_1.html February 25, 2018: Seminary Dean and Choir to participate in Pan-Orthodox Vespers at St Basil's OCA Parish in Watervliet, NY http://www.hts.edu/news_180209_2.html Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <p>At&nbsp;5:00 pm&nbsp;on&nbsp;Sunday, February 25, 2018, the Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary Choir, directed by Deacon Nicholas Kotar, will sing the responses at the Pan-Orthodox "Lenten Mission" Vespers for the Albany, NY, area hosted by&nbsp;St Basil&rsquo;s Russian Orthodox Church (OCA) in Watervliet, NY.&nbsp; Archpriest Alexander F.C. Webster, Ph.D., Seminary Dean and Professor of Moral Theology, will lead the HTOS delegation and preach the homily.&nbsp; Deacon Michael Pavuk, Director of Development, will accompany the delegation. The entire free-will offering will be donated to the Seminary fund. We thank the host rector,&nbsp;Archpriest Peter Olsen, and Priest Matthew&nbsp;Markewich, Rector of Christ the Savior Orthodox Church (OCA), Ballston Lake, NY, for coordinating the even and extending the invitations.</p> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180209_2.html February 26, 2018: Presentation at HTOS entitled "The Many Hats of Alyona Kojevnikova" http://www.hts.edu/news_180209_1.html Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <p>On February 26, 2018, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary will host a presentation titled, &ldquo;The Many Hats of Alyona Kojevnikova: Reflections on Russian Orthodox Life Around the World&rdquo;. The presentation was arranged and will be moderated by Rev Deacon Andrei Psarev, Assistant Professor of Canon Law and Russian Church History at HTOS and editor of the ROCOR Studies website.&nbsp;&nbsp;Ms Kojevnikova&rsquo;s biography may be found at</p> <p>http://www.rocorstudies.org/ 2014/08/17/invariably-the- russianness-is-going-to- dissipate-with-every- congregation/</p> <p>This event will be live-streamed on both the HTOS and ROCOR Studies Facebook pages, and a Q &amp; A will follow. Please join us for this unusual presentation.</p> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180209_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 Orthodox Clergy and Laity Take Stand Against Deaconesses http://www.hts.edu/news_180115_1.html Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <p>WASHINGTON &mdash; Fifty-six Orthodox Christian clergymen and lay leaders, including the heads of two leading Orthodox seminaries in the U.S., have issued a public statement calling on church leaders to defend Orthodox teaching on the creation and calling of man as male and female by opposing the appointment of deaconesses in the Orthodox Church.</p> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180115_1.html Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov's 90th Birthday Celebration http://www.hts.edu/news_180103_1.html Wed, 03 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/news/2018/01-03-Protopresbyter-Valery-Lukianovs-90th-birthday-celebration/55.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">On the weekend of December 16-17, 2017, the Feast Day of the Holy Great Martyr Barbara, a large delegation from Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, Jordanville, NY, traveled to St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ, to honor Protopresbyter Valery Lukianov on the occasion of his 90</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">th</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> birthday. </span></p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_180103_1.html Deacon Andrei 's Lecture Tour in Moscow http://www.hts.edu/news_171228_1.html Thu, 28 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/news/2017/12-28-Deacon-Andrei-Lecture-Tour-in-Moscow/22539750_1464018903682417_1122569079941332390_n-1.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Fr. Deacon Andrei Psarev (Ph.D. Cand.), Holy Trinity Seminary's Assistant Professor of Russian History and Canon Law, traveled to Moscow again in October to share his academic research to local churches and conferences in the region.</span></p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://www.hts.edu/news_171228_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