The 33rd Annual Father Alexander Schmemann Memorial Lecture, “Toward the Holy and Great Council: Retrieving a Culture of Conciliarity and Consensus,” will be presented by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary here on Sunday, January 31, 2015.  The free public lecture will be preceded by an academic convocation at 7:00 p.m., during which Father John will be awarded a Doctor of Divinity degreehonoris causa.  The seminary Board of Trustees also will award a Doctor of Canon Law degreehonoris causa to former Trustee Charles Ajalat.

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