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Bishop BASIL to be awarded an honorary doctorate
« on: May 17, 2010, 02:38:02 PM »
During Commencement at St. Vladimir’s Seminary on Saturday, May 22, 2010, the Board of Trustees of St. Vladimir’s Seminary will award a Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, to His Grace, The Right Reverend BASIL (Essey).

His Grace is a 1973 alumnus of St. Vladimir’s. "He has served tirelessly to build up Orthodox Christianity in America and has contributed greatly to the field of liturgical music," reads the seminary announcement. The institution has invited the public to join in the graduation events, and to commemorate this "honorable and dedicated servant of God" in the Commencement exercises which begin at 2 p.m. on the campus of St. Vladimir's, in Crestwood, New York.

source:  http://www.antiochian.org/node/22951

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Re: Bishop BASIL to be awarded an honorary doctorate
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2010, 03:19:09 PM »
Outstanding!  8)

May God grant him many years among us!  :)

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Re: Bishop BASIL to be awarded an honorary doctorate
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2010, 07:12:52 PM »
Wonderful! Many years to His Grace.

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Re: Bishop BASIL to be awarded an honorary doctorate
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2010, 11:45:19 PM »
AXIOS!