The third revised edition of hymns written by St. Simeon the New Theologian, entitled "Come, O True Light," translated from the Greek by Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, came out in St. Petersburg.
The fourth edition of the book "St. Simeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition" by Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk came out in the series 'The Library of Christian Thought. Studies."
Prof. Sergey L. Firsov, PhD, St. Petersburg State University, author of numerous studies into the history of the Russian Orthodox Church, will read lectures, at the Church Post-Graduate and Doctoral School, on November 11 and 12, 2009.
The first lectures were read to the postgraduate students on the programme of developing vocational competence. The students had interviews in English, were divided into two groups, and commenced their studies in the chosen branch, namely, "management" or "external church relations."
In the beginning of the meeting which took place at the Academy’s assembly hall, His Eminence Hilarion was welcomed by the rector of the theological schools, Bishop Ambrose of Gatchina.