Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://hts.edu/ 60 Fr. Alexander Webster Confirmed as Dean of HTOS http://hts.edu/news_170516_1.html Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Faculty-Pictures/FrAlexander_01.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=70&percent=100"><p>On May 3, 2017, at a regular session of the Synod of Bishops, V. Rev. Archpriest Alexander Webster was confirmed by the Synod as dean of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, having been nominated by the Board of Trustees of HTOS.&nbsp;</p> <p>A priest of 35 years, a retired US Army chaplain with the rank of Colonel, holding a doctorate in Theology, having taught for many years, and held the position of dean of an Orthodox Seminary, Fr. Alexander brings a wealth of academic and pastoral experience to HTOS. He is a specialist in Moral Theology.</p> <p>Fr. Alexander was ordained to the priesthood in 1982 in the Serbian Orthodox Church.&nbsp; He has been married to his wife Kathleen for 45 years. They have four children.</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://hts.edu/news_170516_1.html UPDATED HTOS opens a search for a Director of Development http://hts.edu/news_170201_1.html Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <p><strong>Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary</strong></p> <p><strong>Jordanville, NY <br /></strong></p> <p>Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary invites applications for the position of Director of Development for a full-time position beginning not later than September 1, 2017.&nbsp; The Director of Development is in charge of the overall fundraising plan and coordinates all aspects of fundraising and public relations efforts at HTOS.</p> <p>Founded in 1948, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary is a college-level professional school of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR), committed to continuation of the theological and spiritual legacy of the Russian Orthodox Church and to the training of future pastors and lay leaders to serve the Russian Church Abroad.</p> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://hts.edu/news_170201_1.html HTOS Faculty Work in Inter-Council Presence and Presentations http://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://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://hts.edu/news_170429_1.html An Inspiring Week: Two Holy Trinity Seminary Professors in Moscow http://hts.edu/news_170213_1.html Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/01-20-Two-Professors-in-Russia/IMG_8763.JPG&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=67&percent=100"><p>In January 2017, two Holy Trinity Seminary Professors, Deacon Andrei Psarev and Dr. Elena Nelson, were in Moscow, giving presentations and engaging in professional development.&nbsp;</p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://hts.edu/news_170213_1.html Public Lecture: “Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: Overview of Life, Works and Influence.” http://hts.edu/news_161006_1.html Mon, 26 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://hts.edu/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Aleksandr_Solzhenitsyn_1974crop-small.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=71&percent=100"><p>On Thursday, October 27th, 2016, Dr Alexis Klimoff, Emeritus Professor of Russian Studies, Vassar College, and one of the foremost experts on Alexander Solzhenitsyn, delivered an illustrated lecture titled "Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: Overview of Life, Works and Influence." in the seminary hall.<br />Dr. Klimoff portrayed the life of Solzhenitsyn and his works in that context.&nbsp; Of particular mention was how his work "A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich," which gave a vivid illustration of life in Stalinist prison labor camps, was actually published in the Soviet Union with the express approval of Communist Party Secretary Nikita Krushchev.&nbsp; The lecture was recorded and is now available for viewing.&nbsp; </p></div> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://hts.edu/news_161006_1.html 22nd Sunday after Pentecost (Gal. 6:11-18; Lk 8:5-15); St John of Kronstadt (1 Jn 4:7-11; Lk 6:31-36) http://hts.edu/news_151102_1.html Mon, 02 Nov 2015 09:08:31 -0500 <p>&ldquo;A sower went out to sow his seed,&rdquo; speaks the Lord today in his Gospel, in a parable addressed to his disciples, to whom it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God &ndash; that means, to us as well.&nbsp; The Lord explains that the seed is the word of God and thus the sower is the Lord, the Word of God himself, spreading, proclaiming the word of his own Gospel, the word of eternal truth, the word of life, that God has so loved the world that he sent his only Son as the expiation for our sins. This is the Gospel of our God who is love (<em>agape</em>).</p> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://hts.edu/news_151102_1.html Sermon on 5th Sunday of Great Lent by Dr. Vitaly Permiakov http://hts.edu/news_140408_3.html Mon, 02 Nov 2015 09:05:17 -0500 <p>In today&rsquo;s Gospel, on the last Sunday before the end of Lent and before the beginning of the Great Week of Lord&rsquo;s Passion, we see the Lord going up to Jerusalem for Passover, his disciples following him, but &ndash; says the Gospel, in the previous verse &ndash; they were fearful. Indeed, he just told them that it is so difficult for a rich man to enter the kingdom, and really, the salvation is impossible for men &ndash; but possible for God...</p> Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary http://hts.edu/news_140408_3.html