Alumnus, professor represent OCA at Archbishop Elpidophoros enthronement

22 June 2019 • New York, NY

With the blessing of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, a delegation including a St. Vladimir’s Seminary alumnus and faculty member represented His Beatitude and the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) at the enthronement of His Eminence, Archbishop Elpidophoros as the new archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

The Rite of Enthronement was celebrated at the Greek Archdiocese’s Holy Trinity Cathedral, New York, NY, on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Representing the OCA were Archbishop Michael of New York and the Diocese of New York and New Jersey; OCA Director of External Affairs Protopresbyter Leonid Kishkovsky, who studied at St. Vladimir’s from 1964 to 1967; and Archpriest John Behr, consultant to the OCA Office of External Affairs and Interchurch Relations, director of the Master of Theology Program at Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, NY, and the Seminary’s Father Georges Florovsky Distinguished Professor of Patristics.

St. Vladimir’s Seminary prayerfully wishes Archbishop Elpidophoros many years!

Sections of this article have been reprinted from OCA.org