(SVOTS) - On June 13, 2016, with the blessing of the His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the Reverend Mardiros Chevian, St. Nersess Armenian Seminary Dean, will accompany SVOTS Dean, the Very Reverend Dr. John Behr to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the spiritual and administrative headquarters of the worldwide Armenian Church. The purpose of the visit is for Fr. John to better understand the academic program offered at Gevorgyan Seminary and to further discuss the possibilities of inter-seminary collaboration between Gevorgyan, St. Nersess, and St. Vladimir's seminaries, including an exchange of faculty and students, courses of study, and library books.
While in Etchmiadzin, Fr. Behr will also have the opportunity to meet with the Vehapar, the dean and faculty of the seminary, and address the seminarians. Read more about the visit on the St. Nerves website here.