St. Vladimir’s Seminary announces summer 2012 programs

Three Hierarchs Chapel
Three Hierarchs Chapel, the center of spiritual life at St. Vladimir’s Seminary.

Saint Vladimir’s Seminary here recently announced its schedule of summer programs for 2012.

  • Thursday, June 7–Saturday, June 9. Dr. Albert S. Rossi, Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology, and Priest David Mezynski, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, will present a pastoral counseling skills workshop, titled “Becoming a Healing Presence.”
  • Sunday, June 10–Wednesday, June 13. The Sixth Annual Diaconal Liturgical Practicum will be conducted by Archdeacon Kirill Sokolov, Director of the Orthodox Church in America’s Diaconal Vocations Program, and Priest J. Sergius Halvorsen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Rhetoric.
  • Monday, June 18–Friday, June 22.  Protodeacon Nazari Polataiko, master iconographer from the Saints Alipij and Andrew Rublev Icon Studio, will conduct a workshop on Russo-Byzantine iconography.
  • Monday, June 25–Friday, June 29. A Master Class and Choral Workshop with famed Russian conductor Vladimir Gorbik, “Interpreting Orthodox Sacred Choral Music,” will be held for choral conductors, choir directors, and singers. Audition is required.

Additional information, including registration, for these and other programs is available on the seminary’s web site.