Memorial Service in Moscow for Fr. Alexander Schmeman (Photo Report)

admin | 14 December 2013

On Friday, December 13, 2013 the clergy and parishioners of St.Catherine the Great Martyr Church gathered at the funeral prayer for the ever-memorable protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann.

Service was led by the representative of the Orthodox Church in America to the Moscow Patriarchate Archimandrite Alexander . Where prayed with him , the rector of St Tikhon Orthodox Humanitarian University Archpriest Vladimir Vorobiev , head of the Secretariat for Inter- Relations of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Archpriest Igor Yakymchuk , associate professor of systematic theology and patristics PSTGU Archpriest Valentin Vasechko .

Among the guests were praying, who was very expensive and very memorable after inspiration shepherd in his earthly life , executive editor of the “Journal of the Moscow Patriarchate ” “, a member of the Inter-Council Presence Russian Orthodox Church Sergei Chapnin , translator and editor Helen Dorman.

Source: St.Catherine the Great Martyr Church, Moscow

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