Below are podcasts from St. Vladimir's Seminary faculty and staff.

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October 8, 2015 Our Common Father: Saint Cyril

The Very Rev. Dr. John Anthony McGuckin, renowned author of 25 books, several of which are published by SVS Press, presented the keynote address at this year's Education Day at St. Vladimir's Seminary. Fr. John outlined a brief history of St. Cyril, highlighting the point that the Oriental and Eastern Orthodox traditions agree with much of the saint's theology.

September 23, 2015 Third Annual Father John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture

Dr. Predrag Matejić, the curator of the Hilandar Collection at Ohio State University, delivers the third annual Fr. John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture. Metropolitan Tikhon of the OCA and Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese were also given honorary doctor of divinity degrees at the convocation.

September 16, 2015 Theology as a Hope for the Future of the Church

On Friday, September 11, 2015, the Board of Trustees and Faculty of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary bestowed a Doctor of Divinity degree, honoris causa, upon His Holiness Irinej (Gavrilovic), Archbishop of Peć, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci, and Patriarch of Serbia.

July 30, 2015 Patriarch JOHN X of Antioch

Patriarch JOHN X of Antioch is awarded the degree Doctor of Divinity honoris causa at St. Vladimir's Seminary.

June 1, 2015 Commencement 2015

This year's commencement address was delivered by The Most Reverend Elia, Metropolitan of Oulu, Orthodox Church of Finland, the first St. Vladimir's Seminary graduate to be consecrated a bishop in Western Europe.

February 21, 2015 Re-Marriage in the Orthodox Church

In light of the debate in the Roman Catholic Church about divorce and re-marriage, Fr. Tom offers the Orthodox view of this topic as well as an explanation of the fundamental difference in how marriage is viewed in Orthodoxy. We are so happy to have Fr.Tom back recording podcasts. Please continue to pray for him.

February 5, 2015 Bishops - Part 57: Anton Chekhov

Today Fr. Tom speaks about the famous author Anton Chekhov from 19th-century Russia.

January 13, 2015 Bishops - Part 56: St. Philaret of Moscow

One of the most influential and revered figures of 19th-century Orthodox Russia was St. Philaret of Moscow. Fr. Tom also speaks about Leo Tolstoy.

December 16, 2014 Bishops - Part 55: 19th Century Clergy in Russia

In his continuing series on bishops and Church organization, Fr. Thomas speaks about various clergy figures from that time. He references the book My Life's Journey: The Memories of Metropolitan Evlogy.

December 3, 2014 Relax, God is in Control - Final Thoughts

Fr. Thomas Hopko takes one last look at the phrase "Relax, God is in Control" and provides information on additional material he has written and spoke about regarding this general topic. Here is the list:
Abba: The Tradition of Orthodoxy in the West by Met. Kallistos Ware
And from his Speaking the Truth in Love series:
Pain and Suffering
The Wrath of God
The Wrath of God - Part 2
Anger and Wrath in Human Life
On Sadness and Grief in Christian Life
Theological Reflections on Calamity
Does God Play Favorites?
Predestination, Providence, and Prayer
Understanding Evil - 9/11 Remembered
God and the World
Sandy Hook
God and Death