CHANCELLOR, DEAN, FACULTY TRAVELS: Dr. Bouteneff in Brookline, MA
Our Chancellor/CEO The Very Rev. Dr. Chad Hatfield frequently travels around the country—preaching in parishes, teaching at other seminaries, touring with our Men's Choir, engaging in inter-Orthodox and ecumenical dialogue, and even leading missionary teams. From Nov. 15-17, Fr. Chad attended the blessing of the new lakeside home and property–San Miguel del Lago–for Guatemala's Hogar Rafael Ayau Orphanage, Holy Trinity Church, and Holy Trinity Monastery. On Dec. 2, the Chancellor/CEO attended a luncheon marking the Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle hosted by His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, at his residence.
Our Dean The Very Rev. Dr. John Behr travels nationally and internationally, visiting parishes and clergy assemblies to present retreats and book studies, meeting with administrators from Orthodox Christian seminaries throughout the world, speaking at colleges and universities, and serving on many non–profit boards. A renowned patristic scholar, Fr. John lectures both in academic circles and in popular venues. On October 7-14, Fr. John journeyed to Russia, where he signed an agreement with the Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Post–Graduate Studies in Moscow, laying the foundation for the establishment of the "St. Philaret of Moscow Russian House of Studies" at St. Vladimir's. On November 10, Father served alongside The Very Rev. Alexander Karloutsos and The Rev. Constantine Lazarakis at Kimisis Tis Theotokou Church, Southampton, NY. On Dec. 2, the Dean attended a luncheon marking the Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle hosted by His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, at his residence.
Members of the St. Vladimir's Seminary Faculty speak in numerous venues in North America and abroad. In mid–November, Dr. Peter Bouteneff, assistant professor of Systematic Theology, spoke at a forum co–sponsored by Hellenic College Holy Cross, and St. Catherine's Vison. Titled "Divine Compassion Conference: Orthodox Christians in Service of Perfect Love," the gathering in Brookline, MA, focused on the topics of compassion and ministry to the suffering.