Alumni News

Alumnus Dn Phillip Beiner ordained to the priesthood

Fr Phillip Beiner and family

On Sunday, March 21, 2021, St. Vladimir’s Seminary Alumnus Dn. Phillip Beiner was ordained to the holy priesthood. His Eminence, Archbishop Alexander (Golitzin), presided over the ordination at St. George Orthodox Cathedral, Rossford, OH.

Father Phillip, a priest of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) currently serves St. John the Merciful Mission, Kissimmee, FL, and has been assigned to The Orthodox Church of St. Stephen the Protomartyr, Longwood, FL.

Father Phillip graduated from St. Vladimir’s Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree in 2020. Before seminary, he worked as an attorney. He also holds a B.A. in history from the University of South Florida and a J.D. from the University of New Hampshire School of Law.

May God grant the newly ordained Priest Phillip, Matushka Amanda, and their children, Katherine, Sebastian, and Anastasia, many years!