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Estonia's Prime Minister Offers Kudos to Arvo Pärt Team

L to R: Dr.. Bouteneff, Dr. Reeves, Prime Minister Rõivas, Trustee Tatiana Hoff, and Michelle IoannouL to R: Dr.. Bouteneff, Dr. Reeves, Prime Minister Rõivas, Trustee Tatiana Hoff, and Michelle IoannouStaff of the St. Vladimir's Seminary's Arvo Pärt Project were among those who greeted Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas at a reception in New York, on December 12, 2014. Prime Minister...

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Gathering in the Northwest

Virginia Nieuwsma

Gathering in the Northwest:L to R: Fr. Vadim Progrebniak, Fr. Chad, Christopher Vanneson, Fr. John Pierce, Trustee Emeritus Alex PopovGathering in the Northwest:L to R: Fr. Vadim Progrebniak, Fr. Chad, Christopher Vanneson, Fr. John Pierce, Trustee Emeritus Alex Popov"The Great Northwest has many SVOTS Graduates who are doing outstanding ministries, both lay and ordained," noted The Very Rev. Dr. Chad Hatfield. "My personal goal is to make a much stronger connection to our alumni and supporters in that part of the country."

The St. Vladimir's Chancellor/CEO was reflecting on a December trip he took to the greater Seattle, Washington area, visiting with alumni and participating in the ongoing dialogue between the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) and the Anglican Church in North...

Seminarians Speak

The Saints

John Mikitish

Some of the most famous members of this community are also perhaps some of its least remembered. Physically, they are silent and unmoving. Spiritually, they active here and throughout the world, and their written words resound like trumpets sounding from heaven, calling us to Jesus. Theirs are the loud voices in hearts, crying out and saying: "The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of the Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever" (Revelation 11:15.)

And yet they can be visited in the chapel: John Chrysostom, Basil the Great, and Gregory the Theologian; Basil Aleksandrovich Martysh; Ignatius of Antioch; the Great Martyr Panteleimon. Fragments of their relics, minute physical reminders of their spiritual presence, tiny conduits of...

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