St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary - Our Community Giving Back 60 Dn. Stephen Muse to Visit St. Tikhon's Monastery Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="2" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src=""><p>Deacon Stephen Muse will give a talk on "Understanding Salvation in the Modern World", on&nbsp;<strong>Friday, February 17th at 7:00 p.m.&nbsp;in the monastery trapeza (dining hall).</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;It is open to the public, and all are welcome. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;He will be holding a retreat with the Monastery Brotherhood on Saturday, February 18th. &nbsp;</p></div> St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary St. Tikhon's to Host Symposium in Honor of Fr. Georges Florovsky Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="2" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src=""><p style="text-align: justify;">SOUTH CANAAN, PA&nbsp;&mdash; St. Tikhon's Monastery will be the site of the sixth annual "Florovsky Symposium" on&nbsp;<span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_281961177"><span class="aQJ">February 24-25, 2017</span></span>, featuring a keynote lecture by&nbsp;Hieromonk Nikolai Sakharov from the Monastery of St. John the Baptist in Essex, England.<br /><br />The symposium is an annual tradition started by a scholarly society at Princeton University and&nbsp;attracts scholars, clergy, and laity from around the world who are interested in combining serious scholarly inquiry with faithfulness to the Tradition of the Church.<br /><br />This year's gathering, "Steppingstone to Contemplation: Asceticism and Theology in Scripture and Tradition," takes its theme&nbsp;from St. Gregory the Theologian, who writes in Oration 20: "Do you wish to become a theologian some day, and worthy of the divinity? Keep the commandments; walk on the path of the precepts. For practical virtue is the steppingstone to contemplation. Labor to cultivate your soul by means of the body."</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Other featured speakers include Mary Ford&nbsp;(St. Tikhon&rsquo;s Seminary),&nbsp;Brian Dunkle, S.J. (Boston College), and&nbsp;Nicholas Marinides (Holy Cross School of Theology).</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">The symposium will start in the evening on&nbsp;<span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_281961178"><span class="aQJ">Friday, February 24</span></span>&nbsp;and end in time for Vigil on&nbsp;<span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_281961179"><span class="aQJ">Saturday, February 25</span></span>&nbsp;in the late afternoon.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The schedule features lectures, discussion, prayer, and time for fellowship. Registration is required and costs&nbsp;$30, which includes refreshments, continental breakfast, lunch, and program tuition.<br /><br />Further information and online registration is available <a href=""><span style="color: #ff00ff;"><span style="color: #ff00ff;">here</span></span></a>.</div></div> St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary