Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary is excited to host a lecture by noted art historian Joachim Pissaro, Ph.D., who is the Bershad Professor of Art History and Director of the Hunter College Galleries, Hunter College, New York.
His Grace, Bishop Luke led a seminary delegation to St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral on the weekend of December 10-11, 2022. His Grace also brought The wonderworking Pochaev Icon of the Mother of God from Jordanville to be present for the divine services.
The Russian Orthodox Youth Committee and ROCOR’s Fund for Assistance (FFA) are both assisting in and adding to the celebration of the seminary’s 75th anniversary by dedicating their annual calendars to Holy Trinity Seminary.
AXIOS to Priest Peter James (M.Div. Class of 2022). With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan NICHOLAS, First Hierarch of ROCOR, Subdeacon Peter James was ordained to the Holy Diaconate on Saturday, November 19, and to the Holy Priesthood on Sunday, November 20 at St. John the Russian Orthodox Church in Ipswich, MA by His Eminence, Metropolitan JONAH. May our Lord grant Fr. Peter and his family many years of service in Christ’s Holy Vineyard!
Why should you support the seminary? And in particular, why should you make it a priority today on November 29 (Giving Tuesday) 2022, since there are likely many other charities and not-for-profit organizations asking for your help today?
Reader Nicholas Chapman, Publications Director of Holy Trinity Publications, traveled to Ohio State University earlier this month to present a paper at a conference of the Association of Eastern Christian History and Culture. The conference took place from November 3-5.
On October 7-9th, Jordanville seminarians participated in the Fall 2022 retreat of the Orthodox Inter-Seminary movement at St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Canaan, Pennsylvania.
Late July (28-29) this past summer, over a dozen educators gathered at St. Tikhon's Seminary in South Canaan, PA to discuss contemporary pastoral training in Orthodox educational institutions across the country.
His Grace, Bishop NICHOLAS of Manhattan (HTOS class '98) was elected on August 31/September 13 by the ROCOR Synod of Bishops to serve as the seventh First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. The First Hierarch also serves as the Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York (the EAD's ruling bishop). Axios Axios Axios to Metropolitan-Elect Nicholas!
On June 5, 2022, the 7th Sunday after Pascha - the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the 1st Ecumenical Council, Holy Trinity held commencement exercises at the conclusion of its 74th academic year. The day began with a Hierarchal Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Grace Bishop Luke of Syracuse, Abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery and Rector of the Seminary. During the sixth hour, His Grace tonsured undergraduate senior, Jorge Luque-Martin a Reader.
This Sunday, June 5, 2022 will mark commencement at the conclusion of the seminary's 74th academic year. The moleben will begin in the monastery cathedral at 2:00 pm., followed by the commencement ceremony. This year's Commencement Address, titled "The Orthodox Seminary Curriculum in North America: Growing the Seeds of Classical Christian Education" will be delivered by Rev. Deacon Anthony (Gaelan) Gilbert, Ph.D. All are welcome to attend!
Christ is Risen!
We are pleased to be sharing this year’s first appeal for the Jordanville Seminary Annual Fund 2022. This is toward the much-needed unrestricted support that regularly sustains the normal operations of our beloved institution.
Please visit our donor page at https://hts.edu/support to see the different ways by which you can send along your contribution. In advance, thank you for your generous support!
Christ is Risen! It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the Falling Asleep in the Lord of our beloved First Hierarch and ruling bishop of the Eastern American Diocese, His Eminence, Metropolitan HILARION.
Holy Trinity Publications and Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary are excited to host noted patrologist and author Dr. Jean-Claude Larchet as part of a rare visit to the United States.
The Eastern American Diocese of ROCOR is holding its Northern Lenten Clergy Retreat at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville from March 28-30, followed in several weeks by the Southern retreat at St Mary of Egypt Church in Roswell, GA, which is scheduled to run from April 12-14. Protodeacon Andrei has been invited to give the main lecture at both retreats entitled; “Pivotal Points of the History of the Russian Church Abroad”.
On Saturday, Jan 30/Feb 12, the Holy Orthodox Church celebrated the Feast of the Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs; SS Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom. These three great hierarchs and luminaries of the Church are considered as the patrons of every Orthodox Theological Seminary, and therefore this feast is recognized as the patronal feast of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary.
On January 30/February 12, the Feast of the Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs, at Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in DesPlaines IL, Deacon Nicholas Lochmatow (HTOS ’11), son of Protodeacon Victor Lochmatow (HTOS ’67) was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by His Eminence, Archbishop Peter (HTOS ’71) of Chicago and Mid America.
With sadness, we announce that Subdeacon Michael Bartosh, HTOS Class of '69, reposed in the Lord on the Great Feast of the Meeting of the Lord in the Temple; Tuesday, February 2/15, 2022. May Subdeacon Michael's Memory be Eternal!