Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Dean confirmed for Jordanville

(HTOS) - On May 3, 2017, at a regular session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad, the V. Rev. Archpriest Alexander Webster was confirmed by the Synod as dean of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, having been nominated by the Board of Trustees of HTOS.

A priest of almost 35 years, a retired US Army chaplain with the rank of Colonel, holding degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Harvard Divinity School, and the University of Pittsburgh (PhD in Religion / Social Ethics), author of four books and more than a hundred published articles, having taught for many years, a specialist in Moral Theology, and previously the academic dean of an Orthodox seminary, Fr. Alexander brings a wealth of academic and pastoral experience to HTOS.

Fr. Alexander was ordained to the priesthood in 1982 in the Serbian Orthodox Church. He has been married to his wife Kathleen for 44 years. They have four children and four grandchildren.


  1. Well, Jordanville is as their habit swimming upstream to the secular river. Axios!