JORDANVILLE: May 31, 2010
Graduation Ceremonies at Holy Trinity Seminary

On May 30, 2010, the Sunday of All Saints, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion celebrated Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, along with His Eminence Archbishop Justinian of Naro-Fominsk, His Grace Bishop Job of Kashir, His Grace Bishop Gabriel of Montreal and Canada and His Grace Bishop George of Mayfield, Vicar Bishop of the Eastern American Diocese. During the service, His Eminence ordained Protodeacon Vladimir Tsurikov, the well-known Dean of Holy Trinity Seminary, to the priesthood and awarded him the nabedrennik and gold cross from the Synod of Bishops. At the end of the service, Vladyka Hilarion elevated Fr Vladimir to the rank of protopriest.

During the graduation celebrations at the Seminary Hall, the speakers and guests honored the newly-ordained Fr Vladimir and the Seminary graduates from the vineyard of theology of Jordanville. The Editors of this website send heartfelt congratulations to the Seminary Rector, Archimandrite Luke and Abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery, the newly-ordained Fr Vladimir and the graduating seminarians. May the Lord help them all in their responsibilities of serving the Church of Christ!