Commencement exercises at Saint Tikhon’s Seminary here were held in conjunction with the annual pilgrimage to Saint Tikhon’s Monastery over Memorial Day weekend.
Receiving the degree of Master of Divinity were Adrian Beldie-Ulmer, Nicholas (Christian) Buck, Deacon James Cheriyan, Deacon Thaddaeus (Todd) Franta, Joseph Elias Hazar, Matthew Thomas Howell, Priest Methodios Ingalls, Riasophor Monk Michael Constantine Juk, Walter John Kantor, Abraham Labrada Santiago, Priest Thomas Langdon, Priest Zechariah Lynch, John Eric Malcom, Deacon Daniel Scott Meyer, Benedict (Rowan) Sheehan, Priest Patrick Smith, and Deacon Matthew Snowden.
The Certificate in Diaconal Formation was presented to Nathan L. Clausson, Edward J. Komelski, and Seraphim Reynolds. Priest Patrick Smith was awarded the Bachelor of Arts in Theology degree.
The graduates were honored further at a banquet at Saint Michael Hall, Jermyn, PA.
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