In Memoriam: Matushka Anne Hopko
Matushka Anne “Anya” Hopko, née Schmemann, fell asleep in the Lord in Quebec, Canada, where she was vacationing with family. She was 78.
In Memoriam: Archpriest Alexander Padlo
The Very Rev. Alexander Padlo graduated from St. Vladimir's Seminary in 1970. He most recently served as pastor at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Miami, FL (Orthodox Church...
SVS Press translates recently discovered works of St Isaac of Nineveh
This volume includes the first three chapters of the “Second Part” of St. Isaac's works, available in a complete English translation for the first time.
Lilly Endowment awards grant to SVOTS to strengthen preaching in Orthodox parishes
SVOTS was invited by the Endowment to apply, and is one of several dozen organizations chosen to take part in phase one of the Compelling Preaching Initiative.
SVOTS awarded $1M to build up Orthodox parish leaders through online programs
Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $1 million grant to help St. Vladimir's Seminary build healthy Orthodox parishes by providing training and resources to more ordained and lay...
Oldest living alumnus Fr Paul Shafran celebrates 100th birthday
The Very Rev. Paul Shafran (SVOTS' class of 1945), turned 100 years old this summer and celebrated the seventy-fifth anniversary of his ordination to the holy priesthood.
Seminary faculty help train diaconal candidates on campus
The Orthodox Church in America (OCA)’s Diaconal Liturgical Practicum returned to the campus of St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) this June.
Alumnus Dn Aaron Rutz ordained to priesthood
The newly ordained Fr. Aaron Rutz graduated from St. Vladimir's Master of Divinity (M.Div.) program summa cum laude in 2020 with commendations for service to the community and his...