Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) to lecture at St. Vladimir’s November 8

Source: OCA
admin | 07 November 2014
On Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk and Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, will deliver a free and public lecture at Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary here.
Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) to lecture at St. Vladimir’s November 8

Metropolitan Hilarion will speak on “Primacy and Conciliarity from an Orthodox Perspective,” a topic discussed at the 13th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Churches, of which Metropolitan Hilarion was a key participant.

Prior to the lecture, Metropolitan Hilarion will receive an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree, bestowed by the seminary’s Board of Trustees and faculty.

Metropolitan Hilarion is a member of the seminary board, ex officio, and also author of the “Orthodox Christianity Series” published by SVS Press.

The academic convocation and lecture will be held in the Metropolitan Philip Auditorium of the John G. Rangos Family Building on the seminary campus.  A public reception will follow. Because of the special convocation and lecture, the seminary’s normal Saturday evening liturgical schedule has been changed, with Great Vespers slated to be celebrated at 5:00 p.m.

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