Archbishop Michael, Seminary Rector and Dr. Christopher Veniamin, Professor of Patristic Studies were presenters at the Antiochian House of Studies 35th anniversary gathering just as this new academic year got underway, September 6-8th.
Archpriest Steven Voytovich, Seminary Dean, and Dr. Paul Witek, Accreditation Liason, and Lecturer in Homiletics will be attending an ATS workshop for institutions, including St. Tikhon's Seminary, who are preparing for accreditation reviews in the coming year near its Pittsburgh headquarters on September 14-15.
Fr. Steven also celebrated a Panikhida in the Monastery Church on September 2nd, the 25th anniversary of the repose of Archpriest Vladimir Borichevsky, former Dean of Faculty, for him and for many others who have taught and mentored seminarians in past years who have since reposed. The seminary will be planning a more formal recognition of this anniversary later in the academic year.
Dr. Mary Ford, Associate Professor of New Testament and Spirituality, will be speaking to the Metropolitan Council at the Chancery for the morning section of their pre-meeting retreat on Sept. 21, 2015. The subject of her talk is "Whom Shall We Fear?: Key Themes From the Revelation of St. John."
Your prayers are asked for Archpriest David Shewczyk, Senior Lecturer in Pastoral Praxis as he recovers following his recent surgery.