Alumna Clio Pavlantos on ministering to cancer and COVID-19 patients


What should you say to someone whose world is seemingly crumbling around them? How do you navigate between a difficult reality and the expectation of hope?

Hospital chaplain and St. Vladimir’s Seminary Alumna Clio Pavlantos speaks about ministering to cancer & COVID-19 patients in a recent interview with the Seminary’s Ginny Nieuwsma. Pavlantos also talks about her journey from St. Vladimir’s Seminary into chaplaincy and how her seminary training and formation prepared her for ministry. 

Listen to the interview below. 

Clio Pavlantos is currently a staff chaplain working with cancer patients at a hospital in New York City. She received her M.Div. from St. Vladimir's Seminary in 2012 and holds a chaplain endorsement from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.



(This audio interview has been edited for time.)