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Orthodox Education Day

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  • Bill Samsonoff
    Orthodox Education Day St. Vladimir s Seminary Saturday, October 6, 2012 /YONKERS, NY [SVOTS Communications]/ Enter the worlds of Narnia, Middle Earth, and
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 4, 2012
      Orthodox Education Day
      St. Vladimir's Seminary
      Saturday, October 6, 2012

      /YONKERS, NY [SVOTS Communications]/ Enter the worlds of Narnia, Middle
      Earth, and Panem on Saturday, October 6, 2012 on the campus of St.
      Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, as the school celebrates its
      *annual open house and fall festival*, "Orthodox Education Day." This
      year's theme---*"Inklings of Glory: Godward Journeys with Lewis and
      Tolkien"*---opens doors to literary treasures with Judeo-Christian
      themes, including the works of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, and the
      blockbuster movie and phenomenal book, The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins.

      What can crowds expect? Expert *presentations *about British authors
      Lewis and Tolkien; an *icon exhibit* of saints of the British Isles,
      with a special print display of icons by Sr. Joanna [Reitlinger],
      instructor of famed iconographers Fr. Gregory Krug and Leonid Ouspensky;
      *Irish dancers* from the Inishfree School of Irish Dance; *book
      discussion groups* for teens and young adults on The Hunger Games, and
      for older adults on The Abolition of Man; a *concert *of sacred music;
      and a *children's activity tent*, with games and handicrafts---plus
      *fabulous international foods*!

      Services for the day will include Divine Liturgy, an Akathist dedicated
      to St. Anna (served in front of the weeping icon of St. Anna from St.
      Tikhon's Monastery, South Canaan, PA), a Panikhida (memorial service)
      for departed loved ones, and Vespers. *His Eminence The Most Rev.
      Tikhon*, archbishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, will
      preside at the liturgical services, and also serving will be *His Grace
      The Rt. Rev. Michael*, bishop of New York, and New York and New Jersey,
      and administrator of the Orthodox Church in America. As usual, the
      chapel and campus bookstore will be open to the public throughout the day.

      *Admission to the grounds is free*; directions and a full program
      schedule may be viewed here
      The St. Vladimir's Seminary Community will warmly welcome you to our
      campus this Saturday!


      Student-led Ecology Group starts off the new year!


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